World Camel Day (22 June) was Celebrated in UAF

World camel day was celebrated in Pakistan on 22 June. At University of Agricultural Faisalabad the main event was arranged by the newly incepted Camel Association of Pakistan (CAP). The seminar organized for the purpose had many technical presentations and was also attended by winners of camel essay competitions arranged among schools and colleges. Camel song from a folklore of Sassi-Punno (Uthan walay […]

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The ‘Goat Walk’ of Dancing Goats and Turbans

A public letter of Dr Sajjad Khan. He is Professor and Chairman of the Animal Breeding and Genetics  Department, university of agriculture Faisalabad. Dear colleagues Cat walks and bull walks are common vocabulary terms yet, ‘goat walk’ may be something new for many of you debating conservation and improved utilization of animal genetic resources, every […]

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Conference of Sustainability of Camel Population and Production

This is an International Camel Conference that will be hosted by King’s Faisal University, Saudi Arabia on December 17-20, 2012.  Conferene Website: http://www.kfucamel.com/ Important Dates: ■ Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2012. ■ Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: October 15th, 2012. ■ Final Paper Submission Deadline: November 15th, 2012. ■ Conference Dates: December17-20, 2012. Conference Themes: Reproduction and Physiology […]

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Re-greening Uganda’s cattle corridor

From New Agriculturist Attempts have been made to reseed and restore the bare land without success, as grass seedlings are eaten by termites © CPWF Uganda’s ‘cattle corridor’, which makes up the northern third of the country, is among the most degraded areas in the upper Nile basin, following years of overgrazing and charcoal production. […]

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Camel Population Trend in Pakistan

The data from 1956 to 2012 for camel was converted to graphic presentation in Pakistan. Camel population trends looks like stable but I really do not believe in the reliability of the data. The camel genetic resources in South Asia is under threat, especially in the great Thar desert.

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Camel Population Trend in Pakistan

The data from 1956 to 2012 for camel was converted to graphic presentation in Pakistan. Camel population trends looks like stable but I really do not believe in the reliability of the data. The camel genetic resources in South Asia is under threat, especially in the great Thar desert.

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