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Shageh Camel

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Country: Saudi Arabia

Home tract: Common in the southern parts

Morphological characters


Body coat: Grey

Head: Small

Neck: Short, thick

Chest: Narrow

Udder: Developed

Morphometric traits

Heart girth: Male – 235.0 cm, female – 180.7 cm

Height at withers: Male – 193.0 cm, female – 182.7 cm

Neck length: Male – 133.0 cm, female – 92.3 cm

Remarks: It is close to Zargeh breed but its coat is greyer.

References

  1. Abdallah H.R. and Bernard Faye, 2012, “Phenotypic classification of Saudi Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius) by their body measurements,” Emir. J. Food Agric; 24(3): 272-280. [Web Reference]
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