The Milking Camels of Australia~World Camel’s Day Gift


The beautiful series of World Camel's Day (WCD) is continue. The recent updates are received by Hannah Purss from Australia. She is telling about her camel journey and the milking camels of Australia. Here is her article in the ensuing lines. "I was first introduced to camels when I was working in Central Australia, a…

The Nature Engineered Distinctive DNA of Camel to Beat the Challenge of Climate Change


Thank God, my dream came true as; specially engineered camel DNA (revealed in a recent study) makes this unique animal a solution to climate change and other challenges. The study ( the author was part of it) published in PNAS with full access here. a day before. The authors have ensured that the remarkable story over its…

A Distinctive Instrument Guaranteeing Livelihood in the Thirstiest Lands of the Ecosphere


Forgotten and neglected but the still inevitable tool of small-scale livestock keepers and pastoralists in driest lands of the world, ensure livelihood and food availability. Among the camel keepers, more than 70% are small scaled keepers, owning 5-15 camels. Amid small farmers, the camel is used for very diverse operations; water harvesting, agricultural operations and also…

Turning Again to the Native Gene ~ Back to the Future


Turning Again to the Native Gene ~ Back to the Future The catastrophes of climate change along with growing desertification consequence in the adoption of new strategies. The industrialized nation’s choice is mitigation strategy while among the native livestock keepers’ adaptation is the best tactic. Unfortunately, the so called policy makers (at all levels) are…

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 system in English, which is a wrong approach. I'm giving you…

Strange Animal with Special Traits ~ My Camel


Camel is integral part of the deserted ecosystems and blessed with special traits/characteristics which give strange potential to this unique animal. In Quran camel is called as strange animal. Here are some strange potential of camels in the ensuing lines. Protected from Sand The wide, flat, sponge like cushioned and hoof-less feet can walk across…

BhagNarri Steer with 3 Years of Age


BhagNarri Steer with 3 Years of Age

Mehrgarrh is one of the oldest civilization in south and central Asia. The seals and statues of bulls very resemble to BhagNarri were excavated. Very historical and ancient breed of cattle, with promising growth rate, hardy and well adapted animal. This cattle rely on local bushes and vegetation. One of the unique character of this breed is its changing colour with the weather, i.e. it become darker in winter and fresh white in summer season.

Balochi Horse of Balochistan


Balochi horse is unique, highly efficient in the dry mountainous region of Balochistan. Th e horse is equally fit for plain lands, desert and mountainous ecosystems. Phenotypically very close to the African horse.  The horse has compact body size and having wide and strong canon bones. The horse is alert and smart. The horse is the part of…

Marrecha camel of Cholistan Desert


Marrecha camel is one of the precious camel genetic resources of Cholistan desert. Cholistan desert is the offshoot of great Indian desert. After the division of India, half of the great Indian desert came in Pakistan which was further split into two halves, i.e. Thar/Tharparker and the Cholistan.   Marrecha camel is also known as…

Kohi camel of Musakhel~ Balochistan Pakistan


Kohi camel of Musakhel~ Balochistan Pakistan

Kohi camel is highly adapted to the mountainous ecology of Suleiman Mountainous Region. The breeds is highly diversified and there are many shades and colours. Some colours and phenotypic characters works as genetic markers and the pastoral people are well known of them

Camel and other Livestock~ A tool for Healthier Food and Rural Development in Cholistan Desert


Summary Falling in southern Punjab, Cholistan is one of the largest deserts of the country and part of the great Indian Desert. The Cholistan comprises three districtsBahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, and Rahim Yar Khan. The total area of Cholistan is 66,55,360 acres. The largest area of Cholistan is present inBahawalpurwhich is 40,28,217 acres. The temperature ranges in…

Bybrik or Marriwal


Habitat: Mostly found in Marri and Bugti hills of the province. Also found in the Barkhan and part of Sibi, Loralai and Musakhail districts. The nucleus areas are Duki, Kohlu, Chamalang, Hosrri, Girsani, Lakhi Putth, Khar Chah, Rarra sham and Deddar. Phenotypic characteristics: The breed is medium in size and need lesser amount of feed.…