Chaghai Kharan Desert (CKD)

Spread in 3 districts (Chaghai, Kharan, and Washuk) of northwestern Balochistan, the CKD is one of the most important habitats of the camels and goat. The elite milk and race camels like Kharani and Rodbari are found here. Also, it is the habitat of the Morak goat.

Kharan Desert is a Treasure of Precious Livestock Breeds


The world's leading milch camel~The Kharani

Kharani camel is found in the Chaghai-Kharan desert of Balochistan Pakistan. The best milch animal in the world. There is high variability within the breed for milk production. In the wet days of the year, when there is succulent vegetation, some specimen of the breed produce up to 38 litre of milk per day. Unfortunately, this breed is under severe threat. The main cause of erosion is the depletion of Thagaz (Halloxylon spp).

Morak Goat Breed of the Chaghai Kharan Desert


Habitat: Chaghai Kharan desert especially Raskoh mountains of the region is the home track of the breed. The breed is very close to its wild ancestors. There are many tribes, rearing this breed of goat, which are Badeni, Muhammad Hasani, Maingul, Jamaldini, Sasoli, Sanjrai, Nothezi, Nausherwani, Malangzai, Siafad, Faqirzai, Hajizai,. […]