Dornod aimag organizes annual event for promoting camel culture

2019-01-14 14:27:56

Dornod /MONTSAME/ An event ‘Camel Culture- 2019’ took place in Bulgan soum of Dornod aimag on the weekend of January 12 and 13.


In the frames of the sub-program ‘The Camel’, the aimag plans specific activities towards increasing camel population and organizing public events.


This year, 15 camel herders participated in the event with their 120 camels.


Held for two days, the Department of Food and Agriculture reported that various events were organized such as training camels, making nose peg for the camels, making a rope halter and camel racing.


According to the report of the annual livestock census, a total of 6063 head of camel has been counted in Dornod aimag, showing an increase of 8.7 percent compared to 2017.