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A donkey and a mule have different chromosome numbers. When meiosis occurs (the creation of egg and sperm) the chromosome numbers halve and half of the genetic material is given to each of the two new cells created. However in the case of mule, their normal body cells have an uneven chromosome number so this cannot occur, therefore they can't make eggs or sperm
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What does infertile mean?

  Infertile is when you are unable to have children due to your body not function correctly. It is the opposite of being Fertile, which means you are able to or have the

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What is a mule?

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. They  are known for their sure-footedness, as well as their ability to  carry a heavy load and work with humans.

A mule is what?

A mule is a cross between a donkey stallion (called a jack) and a horse more.hinnies are just the opposite a stallion horse crossed to a donkey jennet .for all purposes hnnies

Can you be infertile?

Medically, a couple is considered infertile if the woman is younger than 35 and who have had regular unprotected sex for 12 months or more without conceiving a child. For wome

Why are mules infertile?

  They are a mix breed from horses and donkeys and horses and donkeys have different amount of chromosomes making conception difficult but in rare cases it has happend

What is the diploid number of a mule and why is it that they are infertile?

The diploid number of a mule is 63. Mules have an odd number of chromosomes (63) - which means that the chromosomes do not pair off properly. This causes problems with meios

How can you know if I am infertile?

There are several ways to figure out if you are fertile. First, if you are trying to get pregnant or trying to impregnate somebody - it should happen within the first 6 months

What is infertility what its detail?

if a couple have been sleeping for two years together without taking contraceptive they are doing intercourse and don't have ability to born a baby is called infertility MAIN

Can a mule give birth to a mule?

No, mules are hybrids between two different species, and as such are considered sterile - they cannot reproduce. Male mules are always sterile. Female mules can very rarely