Tag: The Cholistan Desert

The Desert’s Livestock Species Have Tremendous Potential for Milk Produciton


The Cholistan is the cradle of precious desert livestock breeds and camel is one of the core livestock. The famous Marrecha breed of camel and Cholistani cattle are the backbone of the desert economy and livelihood1. The Brela or Malgade with high yielding camel… Continue Reading “The Desert’s Livestock Species Have Tremendous Potential for Milk Produciton”

Camel Milk Competition in Cholistan


Camel milk competition concluded last evening here in Cholistan desert (of Pakistan). It was quite interesting in many ways and I felt that at least I should share some of its salient features. It started on 12th October and concluded on 14th. Some 40 camels… Continue Reading “Camel Milk Competition in Cholistan”

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.… Continue Reading “Marrecha camel of Cholistan Desert”

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… Continue Reading “Camel and other Livestock~ A tool for Healthier Food and Rural Development in Cholistan Desert”

Marrecha Camel passing by the Draban forte in Cholistan desert of Pakistan


Camel passing by the Draban forte in Cholistan desert of Pakistan

The title of the photo is self explained.

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