Category: Cradle of Domestication

Some regions and cultures are considered as the cradle of domestication for certain livestock breeds, i.e. Arabian peninsula is the cradle of domestication of Arabian camels.

The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia


The story is hereby released at the eve of the World Camel Day 2018. The author was invited by the newly established Mongolian Camel Milk Company. The group owns their camels in the desert as their half families live there with the precious livestock… Continue Reading “The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia”

The Ultimate Choice or an Old Song with the New Drum?


I hereby to start a discussion about the selection of genetic resource for livelihood in the difficult ecosystems of the world. In my view, a true and durable sustainability of food production can be achieved with the tool of the local/native genetic resources embodied… Continue Reading “The Ultimate Choice or an Old Song with the New Drum?”

Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 2


Camel and goats like the salty and spiny species of plants. Such plants are also called ice cream species for camel and goats. In part 1, we discussed the fodder trees which are very much liked by the camels and goats. Here the bushes… Continue Reading “Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 2”

Easy and Fast vs the Difficult and Slow Milking Camels~The Arabs’ Traditional Knowledge


Arab Traditional Knowledge and the related terminologies about the camel milking traits or dairy traits

The Camels’ Terminologies Needs to be Re-established


The world terminology in Wikipedia is written as; Terminology is the study of terms and their use. Terms are words and compound words or multi-word expressions that in specific contexts are given specific meanings. The camel terminology is mainly derived from a cow/cattle production… Continue Reading “The Camels’ Terminologies Needs to be Re-established”

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,… Continue Reading “Morak Goat Breed of the Chaghai Kharan Desert”

Khurasani or Khorasani Goat Breed

Milking Khurasani Goat

Khorasani or Khurasani goat is one of the most important goat genetics of the historical Arya Warsha

Occupy Gene Banks and Ensure Livelihood and Biodiversity


The Southern hemisphere of the planet earth is the cradle of animal domestication and almost all the livestock species for food and agriculture traveled from South to North. During the last 100 years, gene flows from South to North have been dwarfed by flows in the opposite direction, from North to South. Large numbers of animals, semen, embryos, and eggs are shipped to developing countries, and Northern breeds (particularly of pigs, poultry, and dairy cattle) have become firmly established in various countries. This development led to the erosion of livestock biodiversity in the South

Quick Facts about Camels’ Domestication History

The Author Love the Camel

Domestication of Old World Camels The camel was domesticated bit later than other animals so its name appeared late in the register of domesticated animals. The one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius) is found in the all Arab land, Africa, South and central asia. dromedary camel is… Continue Reading “Quick Facts about Camels’ Domestication History”

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