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…

Is Ketosis Possible in Naqa (dairy camel)?


Very few/rare time I noticed (while working with Naqa at intensive farm) the signs of Ketosis in high yielders. On the other hand, the camel physiology reminded me always that it may not be possible. Thanks for researchgate question/discussion, I reached to this article (the abstract is given below. Biochemical adaptation of camelids during periods…

The Wise Naqa Camel and Lavish Holstein Cow


Holstein is a dairy queen among the cows and producing around 12,000 liters per lactation. Though its’ farming system (intensive) is objectionable in many features as; animal welfare, environment, energy, methane and carbon foot print etc. but satisfies the ever increasing desire of the milk consumers. Beside all discomforts, she is very generous and kind, consuming…

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…

Camel Milk can Help in Shark Conservation. Japan can be the Possible Market for Camel Milk


In Japan, health-conscious people use Shark fins for natural and good health. They think that Shark fins are rich with nanobodiesWHAT ARE NANOBODIES?. They considered the Shark fins as health promising, energetic, and aphrodisiac. This is the reason that Shark prices are very high in Japan. Fortunately, some recent studies have revealed that even better Nanobodies are…

Beef Cattle Fattening for Eid ul Adha


An entrepreneur to harvest superfluous income Karachi is the hub of the economic activities of Pakistan. The home of many industries and business offices, Karachiates spend extra money to buy unique and special items. The people of Karachi buy charming and beautiful bulls for qurbani (Eid ul Adha) Islamic ritual and pay many times more…

Modern Reproductive Technology in Commercial Dairy Farm in Karach


As discussed in the previous blog; https://arkbiodiv.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/commercial-dairying-in-karachi-city-of-pakistan/ The farm is practicing embryo transfer technology at the farm. They have already produced 12 male and 8 female calves (now in breeding age). They have some more females with lesser ages. The embryo of HF was used for this purpose and the recipient mother was from Cholistani…

Dr Amel Bakheit, dean of the faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science University of Khartoum


She was so kind and humble. She duly respected each participant. There were many scientists from around the world. The eminent scientists like Wani, Pamela, Rifat, Skidmore, Abu Bakar and many others participated in the conference.

Livestock for Futures and Global Agenda of Action (GAA)


Livestock for Futures and Global Agenda of Action (GAA) There is ever increasing demand for meat, milk and other livestock products because of crawling urbanization, developing economies, population pressure and awareness about livestock based food stuffs (contrary to developed countries, where the people are minimizing usage of animal products, especially meat). Up to 2050, there…

Camel Fairs in Pakistan: A Case Study from Mangrota of Pakistan


Camel plays a very pivotal role in the life of the people of the northeastern Balochistan (Suleiman  mountainous region). The camel herders graze their camel herds all around the year on the woody vegetation of the mountains and in the month of October, they separate the camels ready for sale. The ready for sale animals are then moved…