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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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Angoras would rather have the cold winter months than the hot summer ones.
FOR enthusiasts, wool from Angora rabbits is next to godliness.
For good mohair production, Angoras need proper nutrition with protein.
The world population of Turkish Angora cats is about 2,000, of which only a tiny proportion are from Tony's strain - Angora's First Choice.
Sharon (27) showed the cat to experts who confirmed Doublebush's ancestry and said that only Turkish Angoras which can be traced back to Turkey can be registered.
Getting the wool from animals other than sheep is not quite so simple Llamas and Angora goats and rabbits can't be sheared.
On the low-quality diet, however, the Angoras actually lost 8 grams of body weight per day compared with gains of 24 grams for the Alpines and 19 grams for the Nubians.
More research was done into Cocoa's background by her new owners, and it was discovered that she was actually from Nigerian Dwarf and Angora breeding (or possibly a Nigerian Dwarf/Pygora breeding) and therefore a Ni-gora.
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.
Pink angora shell top, pounds 22, Top Shop: 0171 291 2351.
Angoras don't need a special cage, any will do, but I used a wire cage on the ground so he could eat the grass.
Her dream is to re-establish a wool mill on the island, handling not just angora but also sheep's wool.