'We lost some camels and we don't know if they were already dead or alive.'Now we have become familiar with the new situation and the Ministry did a lot to help us offering free fodder and water so we appreciate the government for responding quickly.'The livestock and their animals had been given temporary shelter in south-western areas of the country.
Officials also said that specialist teams of animal experts and veterinarians had been assigned to the farmers.
I myself saw more than 100 dead camels on the road as well as hundreds of lost camels and sheep.'Another farmer, who did not want to be named, added: 'I lost 50 heads of sheep and five camels and there are 10 missing.
I do not know anything about them.'Video footage showed them herded into huge pens after restricted border opening hours meant only a few hundred could cross each day, and many died of thirst or untreated injuries.
Some animals perished when they got stuck in No Mans Land at the border between the two countries where there was insufficient food and water.
At the same time it ordered all Qataris out of the country, including nomadic farmers and their animals.
Within days of the initial order some 15,000 camels and 10,000 sheep had passed safely back into Qatar.
Heartbreaking footage showed animals succumbing to the harsh conditions, including one female camel which died while giving birth.
Local reports said 'as many as 100 baby camels died during the arduous journey back to Qatar.'Another camel owner, Said Al Hajari said: 'It was hard, the camels were exhausted because they did not know which way to go.'Many died and many had broken legs and injuries, and some of the camels are lost.'Some of the calves need their mothers' milk and they may die.'Last month the Saudi Arabia-led alliance launched a diplomatic and transport blockade over Doha's closeness to Iran and alleged links with extremism.