Can a Mule Reproduce?


A mule can either be male or female, however because of the odd number of chromosomes, they are sterile and cannot reproduce. Male mules should always be castrated to prevent the dangerous behavioral problems inherent in studs. Mules tend to have more endurant and stronger than horses of the same size, and are easy keepers.
Q&A Related to "Can a Mule Reproduce?"
Because Horses and Donkeys being different species have an uneven amount of chromosomes, only female mules can reproduce on a rare occasion.
The horse has 64 chromosomes (32 pairs), and the donkey has 62 (31 pairs). When they are mated, the mule receives 63 chromosomes (32 from the horse and 31 from the donkey). During
Both male and female mules have all the correct "parts" but they are sterile and cannot
A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. Donkeys and horses have different numbers of chromosomes, which means that a mule cannot produce functional sex cells
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