Category Archives: Camel Husbandry

Top 5 Camel Blogs of 2018

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We’ve had a look at our analytics to find you our most popular camel blogs, videos & podcasts of 2018. Some keep going strong year after year so we think it’s fair to say that there’s a reason they’re popular, people keep coming back to re-read or read for the first time. Whether you’ve read […]

Why Australia Kills Wild Camels

Why Australia Kills Wild Camels

All the amazing camels that we’ve ever had, and now have, would be lying dead on the desert floor if we did not have them with us. This, we know for a fact. Given our wild camel ‘situation’ in Australia we refuse to ‘breed camels’ because that just seems unfair… Australia has the largest wild […]

Camel Toys – Do They Need Them and Are They Dangerous?

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We all want to do the right thing by our animals, in this case our camels, but sometimes the lack of understanding of a camel’s psychology – their way of thinking – can do more harm than good. The truth is that to gain a good understanding of a camel’s psychology takes years of being […]

3 Ways To Nurture a Camel’s Natural Instinct

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If you’re a camel owner or care for camels in one way or another this blog post is for you! The truth is that we humans take an animal from its wild and natural habitat, so we can admire, work with, get to know and understand them more. For thousands of years humans have been […]

3 Signs That a Camel is Healthy

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We all know how important it is to keep our animals healthy. ‘Dr Google’ is most people’s favourite Go To for diagnosis and cures – we’re all guilty of it! But, there’s an underlining problem with Googling camel husbandry information, because, lets face the hard facts here, information found online can be extremely contradictive, in […]

Raising Baby Camels & Setting Boundaries

There’s no doubt about it – baby camels are extremely cute, cuddly and simply adorable to be around. It’s a pure delight in watching a baby camel [or anything for that matter] grow and mature. You feel apart of their special life journey and quite frankly, honoured to share it with them. This video moves […]

How a Camel Thinks, Styles of Camel Training & Bonding

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If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with some fellow camel lovers and trainers then this is exactly what our ‘coffee [camel] chats’ (minus the real coffee) are all about. Episode 1 of Coffee [Camel] Chat 1:11 – We discuss why it’s important to get a camel to sit (hoosh, kush, sit down)  wether you […]

Camel Nose Pegs – To Use Or Not To Use?

Camel Nose Peg

We’re putting ourselves under a great, big, bright spotlight here and bringing a much misunderstood and debated subject to the forefront. When there’s animals and issues concerning welfare are involved everyone has an opinion – especially when it comes to something like the For and Against using nose pegs on camels. We like the that […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

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At a glance you wouldn’t think that there was any appropriate place to put a saddle on a dromedary (one humped) camel. We’ve often wondered who made camel riding a ‘thing’ in the first place. Camels have a flat spine, but their hump makes for awkward riding without a saddle. If you’re considering riding your […]

7 Helpful Tips for Camel Care and Camel Husbandry

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Being a new camel owner can be a nervous time, questions linger and the Google search begins: How to Care for a Camel. Unfortunately there isn’t much information available on the World Wide Web about camel care, camel training or camel husbandry, which can make you wonder if you’re even getting the right information in […]