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Camel: A future pillar of food industry

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article image Camels continue to be the preferred livestock species for exploiting extreme dry land areas. They are part of the culture of pastoralists and make up over 30% of the livestock biomass in desert. The Camelus genus of family Camelidae have two species Camelusdromedarius, the Dromedary, single humped or the Arabian camel and the Camelusbactrianus, the Bactrian or the double humped camel. The world population of camels is estimated to be 17 million. Dromedary, the single humped camels…Read More

Call to promote camel milk value-chain approach

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A recently organized two-day international symposium on camel management and reproduction’ called for empowering camel farmers to promote camel milk value chain to improve source of living. Presenting recommendations, Prof. Dr. Mushtaq Memon, who came from the US, said the organising team visited camel habitat areas in Achhro Thar (White Desert) and held meetings with herders from other areas leaned that there is big potential to set up collecting points for…Read More