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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Camel Owners And Perception Towards Management Practices At Butanaarea, Gaderif State, Sudan

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Amir .M. Osman, Mohammed Abdelkreim, S.M.A. Abukashawa, M. T. Ibrahim



Keywords: camel owners, life manner, Racing, improvement methods, breeds



Abstract: The current study was conducted at different locations in Butanaarea ,Gaderif state, Sudan.60 questionnaires were used to collect information from camel owners .The study aims to assess perception of camel owners towards rangelands management practices .65 % of camel owners rearing camels as life manner.The results revealed about 66 % of the respondents are profession in camels rearing. On the other hand about 46 % of camel owners adopted the nomadic system.Moreover 63 % bred camel for milk and meat. The majority of camel owners kept breeding male camels from the same herd (90%). the improvement methods of herd are based on three ways, one of them is selection according to breeding history which practiced by 66.7 % followed by productivity 25 % and morphological features 8.3 %. The improvement purposes focused on both milk, meat about 78.3 % .The concluded that most of the camel’s owner kept breeding male camels from the same herd. The priority of camel owners for improvement was a dual purpose meat and milk production.



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