DERIVED FROM ILRI BLOG This month’s publication of a scientific article on new evidence of livestock herding in prehistoric Africa is stirring interest. ScienceDaily, for example, reports the following: Chemical analysis of pottery reveals first dairying in Saharan Africa nearly 7,000 years ago, 20 Jun 2012. ‘The first unequivocal evidence […]
World Camel Day observed at UAF.
People who live in drylands know that they can cope with scarcity of water up to a point, but sometimes their way of life becomes just too difficult to continue. It is the same with natural and agricultural ecosystems. Plants and animals need water and also tend to depend on […]
Camel is not only providing food and power to its keepers but also a good source of recreation and part and parcel of pastoralists culture. Camel plays incredible role in culture and entertainment of the pastoral people. Camel dance, racing, fighting and many other recreation events are linked with camel. In many […]
This picture was shot in Mangrota camel fair. This is Brella camel. One can see the the wide and long teats and very visible milk vein. This breed has promising quality of milk production. Very docile and a real milch breed.