Camel Milk Has Gained Interest and Sales in the US—A World Camel’s Day History and Update

The series of World Camel’s Day, these updates are sent by Christina Adam from the USA. She is well known for her initiatives ‘using camel milk for autistic patients’. Christina Adams MFA, USA, Contact: cadams@xiqllc.com, Twitter@camelmilkinfo, https://www.facebook.com/christinaadamsauthorautismadvocate Camel in Texas at Baum family farm Camel milk for human consumption has enjoyed a recent sharp spike in the US. Continue reading Camel Milk Has Gained Interest and Sales in the US—A World Camel’s Day History and Update

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

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 Continue reading Turning Again to the Native Gene ~ Back to the Future

Some Facts About Camel along with its Real Terminology

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Camelidae Genus: Camelus Scientific Name: Camelus dromedarius Common Name: Camel/Jamel Other Name(s): Dromedary Camel, Arabian Camel, One-Humped Camel Group: Mammal Number Of Species: 1 Location: Asia, Africa, and Australia Habitat: Arid desert and scrubland Colour: Cream, Tan, Brown, Black, white, Fawn etc Skin Type: Hair/wool Size Continue reading Some Facts About Camel along with its Real Terminology

Dairy Camel ~ Transforming from Desert Ecosystem to Modern Farming

The old world camels (Dromedary and Bactrian) are well adapted to the harsh (both cold extreme and hot extreme) and hostile (deserts with scarce water and feed availability) ecosystems of the northern hemisphere of the globe. The centuries-long evolution and adaptation (selection for traits of choice by pastoralists) process made it unique and highly resilient Continue reading Dairy Camel ~ Transforming from Desert Ecosystem to Modern Farming

Lyme (Khurarra) Disease and Camel Milk

Traditionally known as ‘Khurarra or Khulaganda’ in Pashtu, having almost the same symptoms as discussed for Lyme disease from other parts of the world. Symptoms of Lyme disease (usually a bacterial infection) includes a fawn colour coating of the tongue, halitosis, dysgeusia (an abnormal taste in the mouth), and gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal distension, gas, flatulence, Continue reading Lyme (Khurarra) Disease and Camel Milk

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

Camel Milk and Challenges of Modern Time; The Concept of Natural Health

One of the alarming challenges of modern time is accumulation of heavy metals in food chain. Heavy metals (lead, copper, mercury and arsenic etc) are making its way in our food chain through different routes. All our food and water come through pipes and synthetic plastic etc which affect hazardous on our health. These toxic material accumulates Continue reading Camel Milk and Challenges of Modern Time; The Concept of Natural Health

Marrecha Camel~An all purpose camel of Cholistan, Pakistan

Dancing of the Marrecha Camel of Pakistan. The Cholistan desert is part of the ancient Hakra River civilization, one of the oldest of the Aryan settlers in the Indian subcontinent. It is one of the largest deserts in Pakistan, inhabited by around 1.2 million Rohi pastoral people practicing mobile livestock husbandry. This production system is Continue reading Marrecha Camel~An all purpose camel of Cholistan, Pakistan

Camel Peace Caravan for Conservation of Unique Tamarix Forest

The Lasbela region is covered with more than 12% with wide flora diversity, especially unique Tamarix and Jar species. The woodcutter brutally cut these precious forest trees and sell at very cheaper rates in the nearby towns. Hence, deforestation is happening in a very speedy way. With an appealing thematic area, I am trying to Continue reading Camel Peace Caravan for Conservation of Unique Tamarix Forest

International Camel Conference at Islamia University Bahawalpur Pakistan

The International Camel Conference (ICC) under the patronage of Camel Association of Pakistan and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur was organized in Baghdad campus of Islamia University (19-21 Dec 2013). Bahawalpur being the city of the great Thar desert and home of camel culture was the right choice for this event. Many scientists, research scholars, Continue reading International Camel Conference at Islamia University Bahawalpur Pakistan

Policy Level Initiatives are Needed for Camel Milk in Pakistan

Camels4Life…. Advocacy for camel keepers is the immense need of time. They should take on board while making policies for food and agriculture, especially about camels. When I started camel research in 2005, very little  information was available on the camel in Pakistan. Very few among the city dwellers were aware of the peculiarities of Continue reading Policy Level Initiatives are Needed for Camel Milk in Pakistan

Camel as a Gift to cricket team of Pakistan

Camel is a useful and pivotal animal in its habitats all over the world. Best suited to drylands, camel is a unique animal providing livelihood and cultural luxury to the inhabitants of that region.camel had been using as a gift of dowry but first time in history gifted as the reward to the cricket players. Finance Minister of Balochistan province of Continue reading Camel as a Gift to cricket team of Pakistan

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 (locally called Dachis) contested and some owners had more than one. Continue reading Camel Milk Competition in Cholistan