Angora goat

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


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Although the Angora goat is a very important native genetic resource of Turkey, it is also breeding in South Africa, USA, Australia, Argentina and some European countries.
Accordingly, Ozdemir and Dellal (2009) suggested to both Logistic and Gompertz growth models (non-linear models) for drawing growth curves in the young Angora goat.
As a result of selection, Angora goats have a reduced tendency to shed their fleece, but this can still result in significant fiber loss if they are not shorn in the spring.
Seasonal variation in semen quality of Boer and Angora goat rams using different collection techniques.
The best known of Rauschenberg's combines is undoubtedly "Monogram" an oil and collage featuring the famous stuffed angora goat encased within a car tire resting on a painted platform-ed canvas.
The much-ballyhooed Monogram (1955-1959), one of his most famous "combine paintings," features a stuffed angora goat shoved through a used tire.
Angora goat show, wool sale, trade show, fiber arts display
The animals have been wrapping up at the Angora Goat and Mohair Centre in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
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.
For example, some dancers wear angora goat hair on their leggings.
The wool from an Angora goat or rabbit is very soft and fine.
An Angora goat relieved to have his winter coat removed on a scorcher of a day
Fiber from an Angora rabbit is referred to as Angora, while fiber from an Angora goat is referred to as mohair, which can be confusing if you focus only on breed names.