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Turkana Camel

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Country: Kenya

Morphological characters


Body: Small; compared to Somali and Rendille, it is the smallest in size.

Body coat: Largely grey in coat colour.

Morphometric traits

Average body weight:  Adult – 300 kg

Production traits

Daily milk yield: 1.5 kg per day

Remarks: They are lightest feeder, fit in hilly areas.

References

  1. KARI, “Camel Breeds in Kenya,” Kenya Agricultural Research Institute [Web Reference]
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