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Angora,

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, city (1990 pop. 2,533,209), capital of Turkey and Ankara prov., W central Turkey, at an elevation of c.3,000 ft (910 m). Turkey's largest city after İstanbul, Ankara is primarily an administrative city, but it is also an important commercial, industrial, and
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angora

a. the long soft hair of the outer coat of the Angora goat or the fur of the Angora rabbit
b. yarn, cloth, or clothing made from this hair
c. a material made to resemble this yarn or cloth
d. (as modifier): an angora sweater
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The most appropriate models (Model 4) from the single trait analyses for Clip I, II, III and weaning weight were used for bivariate analysis for estimation of genetic, phenotypic, and environmental correlations between different economic traits of Angora rabbit (Table 3).
28 for 168 d BW in the Angora rabbit, indicating moderate repeatability for the doe performance and hence, further scope for improvement in the trait through maternal selection.
Characteristics of Angora rabbit fiber 2- the influence of the methionine content in feed and of the environmental temperature on fiber and medulla diameter in angora wool.
I fell in love with spinning and angora rabbits after reading Kathy Hart's article (Vol.
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.
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.
COUNTRYSIDE: Regarding Gretchen Grosnick's question about angora rabbits, I've had angoras for about 20 years or so and have been selling the fiber for about four or five years.
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.
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.
Ducks and chickens live in the adjacent coops right next door to the farm's three angora rabbits.
Bingham even collects fur from her Samoyed dog and angora rabbits for unique additions to her creations.