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5 Tips on How to Choose a Camel Trainer

I remember how much it sucked in school when you couldn’t choose your teachers to learn from. One year you could be thanking your lucky stars the next you want to quit school. Truth be it we don’t learn well when we don’t resonate with our teachers. There has to be a personality...

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Camel Milk - Is It Really That Good?

It's not new news to Middle Eastern cultures, but to westerners Camel Milk news is spreading far and wide. You say 'camel milk' and people say "ewww..." yet question them 'have you tried it' and the answers is always 'no'. It's hard to believe that camel milk can be as good as it's proclaimed......

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5 Reasons Not to Break a Camel In - But Still Have a Trained Camel

I grew up with horses and the terminology of “breaking” a horse in. When I became a professional horse trainer (years ago) I loathed the word “breaking in,” to me it just felt wrong and went against my method of training a horse and my natural instincts towards them. I...

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Camel Milk Information from Farmer to Consumer

Here is some interesting Camel Milk Information from Farmer to Consumer (sources at base of blog post) that will help you in your camel milk journey:

 

Camel is the only livestock specie which was originally domesticated for milk; God gifted the camel to Prophet Saleh (PBUH) for milk only,...

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While Australia Kill Camels Other Countries Depend on Them

The camel has been an integral part of life in the Arabian peninsula, and elsewhere, for thousands of years, but their potential is yet to be fully realised, says Dr Abdul Raziq Kakar.

 

The technical manager for Al Ain Dairy’s camel farm, he has launched Camel4Life, a group to promote...

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The Australian Camel Controversy: Shoot & Kill or Else?

Reportably, Australia has over one million camels in the vastness of the outback. Over past years, the Australian Government opened up a massive political and social divide by granting $19 Million for the aerial and ground destruction of 160,000 camels over a four year period.

 

However, a...

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Must Knows For New Camel Owners

Getting new animals to have as pets or working animals or even weed control is always an exciting venture. Maybe You've brought your new camel(s) home with you and very quickly realised, they are not like a horse, a dog or any other animal you've ever had before. Their behavior is beginning...

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Getting Into Camels in the USA & US History of Camels with Doug Baum

Doug Baum, from Texas Camel Corps USA, reminds us a lot of ourselves and our journey into camels. Doug went from knowing nothing about camels (and being a musician) to becoming a leader in the Camel Industry field in the USA.

 

We talked to Doug about what camel mistakes he made along the...

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No Camel No Life - Life of a Sahara Desert Cameleer

Learn about the traditional ways of the nomadic camel people (desert cameleers) of the Sahara Desert and how much camels influence their daily life. Take note of the camel bonds held between the Tuareg's and their camels!

 

The Tuareg's (of the Sahara desert) are the last indigenous people...

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