What is a baby donkey is called? Are they called colts, foals?
Typically a baby donkey is called a foal, for both male and female. A foal is usually under 1 year old. The word colt is used to describe a young male horse. Young male donkeys can either be referred to as a ‘baby jack’ or a male foal. A young female donkey can be referred to as a ‘baby jenny (or jennet)’ or a female foal.