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Qinghai Camel

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Country: China

Home tract: Caidamu District, Qinghai Province

Morphological characters

Body: Firm, few fine and compact types

Body coat: The basic coat color is sandy beige and puce, which proportion is 59% to the whole population. Proportion of apricot yellow is 35%; gray chestnut is 6%, few white.

Morphometric traits

Body length: 173 cm

Height at withers: 195 cm

Reproductive traits

Reproductive life: over 20 years old

Remarks: They can be used to produce camel wool, milk and meat.


  1. Beijing, “Report on Domestic Animal Genetic Resources in China,” June 2003 [Web Reference]
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