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Summer/Autumn 2000/2001
Volume 5 Number 4 and Volume 6 Number 1 (double issue)
Published February 2001
  • CAMELL expedition news and update
  • Gobi Desert bactrian camels may be new mammal species
  • Book review: Nutrient Requirements of the Dromedary Camels
  • A letter from Pushkar - The Pushkar Camel Fair (India)
  • Camel health - Skin abscesses on dromedary camels
  • Camel health - Papillomatosis (small warts on the lips and nose)
  • The global camel economy - a year 2000 snapshot
  • Simple Arab hobbling and safe tethering
  • Camel health - Mad Camel Dsease - is it a possibility?
  • Camel health - Anthrax in camels (Bacillus anthracis)
  • A photo of Eunuch - triple Australian distance champion
Winter/Spring 2000
Volume 5 Numbers 2/3 (double issue)
Published January 2001
  • Eunuch takes out Australian camel race championship double.
  • Book reviews: Camel Husbandry in Kenya and Selected Topics.
  • Selenium deficiencies in camels
  • A warning on leather quality
  • Essential colostrum (first milk) - part 2
  • Caring for leather
  • Why camels die if left on their side
  • Saving the last of the worlds truely wild bactrian camels
  • Kelly Cole's trans-Australia camel expedition odyssey
Autumn 2000
Volume 5 Number 1
Published March 2000
  • Camel information on the internet
  • Import of camels from the UAE - status report
  • Camelid mailing list (email chatgroup)
  • Difficult camel births
  • Essential colostrum (first milk)
  • Great Victoria Desert trek (Australia)
  • Death of a camel - lying on side. A warning for camel owners.
  • Traditional treatment for soft and sore camel feet
  • Australian camel racing - going backwards
Summer 1999
Volume 4 Number 4
Published December 1999
  • Eunuch too good in 1999 - again
  • CACIA's trading arm shut down
  • Camels are main threat to Dingo-Proof Fence
  • Capricorn Expedition close to the east coast
  • Camell - 3 years on and still going
  • Camel intelligence. Clever teddys or just teddys?
  • Camel expeditioning in dangerous overdrive
  • Nutrient Requirements of the Dromedary Camels - by Dr Muhammad F. Wardeh. Book review.
  • "Old Joe" - camel cigarette icon
  • Ranking Australia's best race camels
  • Camel hoof paste (soup)
Spring 1999
Volume 4 Number 3
Published September 1999
  • Camels join protest against uranium industry
  • Training wild camels
  • Expedition 2000 (trans-Australia)
  • Capricorn Camel Expedition (trans-Australia)
  • Book on camel cartoons
  • Cameleers, the media and the camel industry
  • Hobbles - their use and manufacture
  • Camels in mourning
Winter 1999
Volume 4 Number 2
Published June 1999
  • Exciting new camel expeditions in the field
  • Importation of UAE camels into Australia
  • Aussie racing camels - past, present and future
  • Australia's first camel
  • Regulatory camel racing - an update
Autumn 1999
Volume 4 Number 1
Published March 1999
  • A camel called "Harry"
  • H.M. Barker (1888-1973)
  • Three stomachs or four?
  • Color Atlas of Camelid Hematology - Book review
  • Camel Caravan - new magazine
  • Safety issues out west and the "twiddle test"
  • David Mason's 5,500km trans-Australia expedition
  • Is your camel sick?
  • Signs of pregnancy in dromedary camels
  • Queensland camel racing leaps ahead
Summer 1998
Volume 3 Number 4
Published December 1998
  • Epic 5,500 km east-west crossing of Australia completed
  • Rick Hall beats drink-driving-a-camel charge
  • Australia criss-crossed by camel
  • The camel nasal bot fly - Cephalopina titillator
  • Camel health - Johne's Disease
  • Camel intelligence - an angry operator's viewpoint
Spring 1998
Volume 3 Number 3
Published September 1998
  • ACRA - making sense of the mess
  • The Australian camel meat industry
  • Colic in the camel
  • Basic nutritional requirements of the camel
  • Outback by Camel. Rex Ellis. Book review.
  • When does a camel need a drink?
  • Browsing conundrums of Australian camels
  • Indian camel nomenclature
  • Oleander camel poison
Winter 1998
Volume 3 Number 2
Published June 1998
  • Agisted camels shot in South Australia
  • Camel museum proposal for Bosnia (Europe)
  • Bactrian camel fighting - a sport in Turkey
  • The bactrian camel
  • Learning camel racing - Arab style
  • Australian pastoral attitudes to feral camels
  • Indian camel tour
Autumn 1998
Volume 3 Number 1
Published March 1998
  • ACRA and now ACA
  • The Central Australian Camel Industry Association
  • Australian jockeys train in the UAE
  • VIP visitors from the UAE
Summer 1997
Volume 2 Number 4
Published December 1997
  • ACRA inc. - It's here
  • UAE President offers race sponsorship
  • Whipworm infestations
  • Infectious Diseases of Camelids - book review
  • Australia's first camels
  • Belly dancers
  • Camels in the NT
  • A camel safari in Kenya
  • African camel racing
  • Camel games
Spring 1997
Volume 2 Number 3
Published September 1997
  • Jessie triumphs - Australia's fastest sprint camel
  • New book - selected meat cuts and information on camels
  • Origin of modern Australian camel racing
  • Secrets to camel management
  • When to castrate
  • Code of Practice for cameleers
  • The Camel Destruction Act. 1925 (Australia)
Winter 1997
Volume 2 Number 2
Published June 1997
  • Camels - A Compendium. New book released.
  • Desert Sands 2000 (Boulia) camel race
  • Camel wool - a potential for income
  • The 1996 Pushkar camel fair
  • Story of the 26th Transport Squadron race team
  • A new Watkins camel saddle
  • Coconut fibre for saddle packing
Autumn 1997
Volume 2 Number 1
Published March 1997
  • Camel teeth eruption patterns
  • Camel meat market surges
  • Philippines imports camels
  • 1935 Bactrian trek in Mongolia
  • Sex change in camel successful
  • Camel reproduction statistics
  • camel tolerance to salt water
  • selenium and camel health
  • Somali camel herders
  • Raikas (India) camel herders
  • camel poisoning experience and use of dolomite and vitamin C as cure
  • Mauritanian camel words
Summer 1996
Volume 1 Number 4
Published December 1996
  • Israel 1st Eilat International Camel Conference
  • Boulia (Qld) and Oaklands (NSW) join race circuit
  • Prices paid for Arab race camels
  • Kenyan camel bandits
  • Camel milk
  • Robyn Davidson's new book - "Desert Places"
Spring 1996
Volume 1 Number 3
Published September 1996
  • Wally - the first all-Australian race champion
  • Camelling along the Silk Road
  • The last wild Bactrian camels
  • Mange (Sarcoptic mange) can affect humans
  • Foot disorders
  • Australian Camel Racing Association initiative
  • Licensing of camels in NSW
Winter 1996
Volume 1 Number 2
Published June 1996
  • Australian camel vets abroad
  • Australian camel saddlers
  • Camels and water
Autumn 1996
Volume 1 Number 1
Published March 1996
  • Rosemount Winery offers $10,000 race sponsorship
  • Port Augusta Camel Fair
  • Movement of camels within Australia
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