Angora rabbit

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domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair

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Comparative skin histology of the white New Zealand and Angora rabbits: histometrical and immunohistochemical evaluations.
An undercover Peta investigation in China revealed the horrifying treatment angora rabbits were put through by manufacturers to harvest the angora fur sold on to flagship brands.
You also can find spinning fibers from alpacas, llamas, Angora rabbits and Angora goats.
Angora wool production is the most important economic trait in Angora rabbits and appears to be affected by a number of genetic as well as non genetic factors (Thebault et al., 1992; Allain et al., 1999; Katoch et al., 1999).
Morabito spoke to the audience about Spagnola, a woman from humble beginnings in late 19th century Italy who began breeding angora rabbits and was the first in the world to incorporate the hair into knitwear.
The bunnies in question are not any old rabbits, they are Mrs Easter's bunnies - Angora rabbits which underpin a thriving breeding and clothing business run by 88-year-old Rosalind Easter.
Like the Lehrers, most members of the Green Pastures co-op harvest fiber primarily from various breeds of sheep, but there are also Illinois fiber producers that raise angora rabbits, llamas and alpacas.
Yarn lore knitting history how patterns developed even the process of raising Angora rabbits for wool provide vividly detailed narrative scaffolding.
The show also includes several sheep society stands as well as exhibits of alpacas and angora rabbits. Representatives of regional Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Guilds will also be attending.
With her help, I got a small flock of chickens, two long-haired Angora rabbits, and a hive of Italian honeybees to buzz through the garden.
Tehri (Uttarakhand), Feb 23 (ANI): The breeding of Angora rabbits has become a lucrative option for villagers in Uttarakhand.
But, Julie and Dan's three Angora rabbits have the silkiest hair of all.
"My daughter Emma, she's 38 now, but when she was about six she had some lovely angora rabbits," he remembers.