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

Animal Genetic Resources, the Camel, Food Security and the Climate Change

Cholistan is 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 breed come to the desert after the monsoon. Brela

The interest of scientists and policy makers have been inclined in last few years and many interventions are introduced in the beautiful living desert of Cholistan. Contest for milk competetions are held almost each year and the main specie is the camel. The contest of this year was attended and reported by Dr Sajjad Khan (a well known international professor for animal breeds and breeding). I hereby copy his email to briefly tell about the milk contest and the livestock breeds participated.

Heartening story of Camel and Cholistani cattle

Dear All
In the gloomy scenario of recent camel…

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