Sunday, November 4, 2012

Where Does Mohair Come From?

Angoras Produce Mohair

Those who raise Angora goats brag of the animal's gentle nature and friendly ways, ranking this goat breed as one of the top among hobby farmers.

Did you know?
1. The Angora goat is a breed of domestic goat that is named for Ankara, Turkey, historically known as Angora.

2. An adult Angora can produce as much as 15 pounds of hair each year. 

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3. The USA is one of the world's leading producers of mohair.

4. Almost 90% of the mohair from the United States comes from Texas.

Make sure you visit and bookmark Goatbay for an international photo journey of this and other goat breeds.
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1 comment:

  1. We have some Pygora goats and are looking forward to getting fiber this spring. I'm gathering goat related posts to make it easier for people to find great posts on my blog and wanted to invite you to link up this post.