Fact sheet: Determining the pregnancy status of feral camels
This project describes the development and validation of a simple blood test for pregnancy detection in camels that can be performed safely, efficiently, and reliably...
Published: 31 May 2017
Author(s): Clarke, Michael
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Camel milk has been consumed by humans for more than 6,000 years, but the camel milk industry is a new rural industry which is set for rapid change from cottage industry to a much larger scale production over the next 5 years. Supply and demand balance is presently tipped in favour of the producer and camel milk dairies report a four week waiting period before new customers can be supplied
This project summary presents a snapshot on the history and future potential including critical areas of attention on this important and popular emerging industry.
For more information download the associated report: Market Assessment – New and Emerging Animal Industries. Tranche 1: Mohair, Alpaca and Camel Milk