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Breeds of Livestock - Somali Dromedary Camels

Breeds of Livestock - Somali Dromedary Camels

Somali Dromedary

somali-web-1.jpgThese animals are examples of the Somali breed of Dromedary camels. The breed is commonly found throughout Somalia. The adult males average 650kg and the females 575kg. The average lactation yield is 1650 kg.

Reference:

Domestic Animal Diversity Information System - FAO

Images:

Dr Alberto Zorloni, Somalia

Dr. Mohamoud Barre, Somalia

Somali Camel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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