Day: January 4, 2012

Raigi Camel Breed


Raigi camel is predominantly found in the historic Khurasan region. The region had very rich history. Avesta, the holy book of Zoroaster, written in 2570 and 25230 BP, called Khurasan as Arya Warsha (mean the place for grazing). The word is still in use as Pashto (Warsh) word for the […]

Lassi Camel Breed


Lassi camel is found in coastal area of Balochistan and Sind. The climate of the region is hot and humid. Camel is not only use for transportation but also found as separate herds and is main livestock activity. The camel herders purely dependent on camels and earn daily needs from […]

Kohi Camel Breed of Suleiman Mountainous Region


Kohi Kohi camel is predominantly found in Suleiman mountainous region of Balochistan, Pashtoonkhua and Punjab provinces of the country. Some specimens are also found in the Paktia province of Afghanistan. But 70% of the breed is found in the Balochistan province. ¬†Production systems and socioeconomic importance There are three major […]

Kharani Camel Breed of Chaghai-Kharan Desert


Kharani camel Kharani camel is found in the desert ecosystem of the Chaghai Kharan desert ecological zone. Kharani camel is one of the important camel breed, well adapted to desert ecosystem and play a pivotal role in the socio-economic and socio-cultural life of the pastoral people of that region. The […]

Jathnasal or Redi Breed of Camel


In continuation of the previous blog. Jathnasal or Raidi camel Breed The habitat of Raidi breed is Kachhi basin ecological zone of the province. This breed is belonging to the mobile indigenous people of Jath community. ¬†The breeding herds of Jathnasal breed are usually community owned and they share profit […]