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10,000 female camels left in Rajasthan: Survey

DNJAI84486 | 1/14/2018 | Author : Avanindra Mishra | WC :316 | City-Jaipur

Jaipur: A recent survey reveals less than 10,000 female camels left in the state. The ‘ship of the desert’ has apparently been losing its economic viability and interest of livestock owners. The livestock farmer welfare board, thus, has been advancing on dairy solutions to restore financial viability to the camel. 
“A camel milk collection, distribution and processing project has been approved in-principle by the chief minister Vasundhara Raje and a formal announcement will be made soon,” said Gordhan Raika chairman of state livestock farmers welfare board.
“Our survey in the direction has shown that there are around 8,000 milking camels available in the state, while the number of male camels is a little more,” he adds.Read full story

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