Angora goat


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  • noun

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a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair

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ANGORA goats, prized for their luxurious fleeces, will be among the animals popular as income generators for smallholders on show at this year's Royal Welsh Smallholder and Garden Festival in May.
Sheep entries at the festival total 337 and 32 entries of Angora goats and 84 of dairy goats have been catalogued.
The sweet-natured Angoras have flourished in Britain since the 1980s and the British Angora Goat Society, of which Mal was one of the first members, has just celebrated its 25th anniversary.
I would like to introduce you to the naturally colored Angora goat, a goat that I think is perfect for the spinner's small homestead flock.
Blueberry Angoras gained the highest number of points overall in the Angora Goat Craft competition and best in show went to Mrs V Smedley.
Goats total 337, with 73 entries in the Angora goat craft section.
ST] statistic analysis show greater differentiation of the Angora goat from the four Cashmere goat populations than between any of the Cashmere populations.
Under the one-year program, producers would have three years to sell their angora goat hair to repay the no-interest loans.
According to Indian dance historians, Reginald and Gladys Laubin, white Angora goat hair which was used as anklets, and arm wheels which did not surface until the late 1800s, did not really become fashionable until 1920-1950.
Highly prized as a source of mohair, they have flourished here since the 1980s and the British Angora Goat Society has just celebrated its 25th anniversary.
There will be competitions for beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, angora goats, angora goat fleeces and lamb carcasses.
ALL TOGETHER: Angora goat Joshua joins in the fun with student Richard Thornton.