Home | Livestock | Breeds | Camel Breeds | Sirtawi Camel


Poll: Like Our New Look?
Do you like our new look & feel?

Sirtawi Camel

Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

Category: Milch type

Country: Libya

Home tract: Sirt area in the middle coastal zone in Libya

Morphological characters

Body: Medium sized, less beefy confirmations

Body coat: Vary in color from light or dark brown

Hump: Not well developed

Abdomen: Large

Udder: Fairly developed.

Production traits

Milk yield per lactation: 3000-4000 kg (under farm conditions)

Lactation period: 305 days


  1. Wardah M.F., 1989, “Camel production in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania,” Camel Newsletter-The Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands, Damascus (Syria).
  2. Wardeh M.F., 2004, “Classification of the dromedary camels,” Journal of Camel Science; 1: 1-7. [Web Reference]
No tags for this article
Rate this article