1 edition of angora wool rabbit found in the catalog.
angora wool rabbit
Edith Beebe Carhart
|Statement||[by] Edith Beebe Carhart.|
|LC Classifications||SF455 .C3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., [v]-vii, 9-64 p. incl. illus., forms.|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||32006292|
This soft, fluffy cottontail which originated from Turkey is a domesticated rabbit and is bred for its soft, long wool. This specie of rabbit is one of the oldest sorts of domestic rabbit hailing from Ankara, historically known as Angora, Turkey. It shares nationality with the Angora goat and Angora cat. This book covers the history and development of the English Angora rabbit, the colours of the English Angora and their genetics, as well as feeding, housing, breeding, grooming for wool and exhibition, clipping and health. There are chapters on the French and German and US Angora breeds.
Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Pubns, Like New. ANGORA WOOL RANCHING AND GOALS IN RABBIT RAISING By William E. Otto **Mint**. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order/5(2). It is often said that only a handspinner can really appreciate coloureds to the full and only when one handles the wool do the material qualities of the rabbit become apparent. A well-made garment in perfectly matched natural coloured Angora stands way and above any dyed counterpart, and assumes that “exclusive” appearance so sought after.
The texture of the Angora wool is different throughout the various Angora rabbit breeds. Your market may demand a specific type or color. In commercial productions, most Angoras that are used are white because that allows the wool to be dyed. Larger animals can produce more wool, and females tend to produce more wool than males. Angora rabbits produce some of the softest wool in the world. They can also produce quite a bit of wool with proper care which makes them ideal for the fiber enthusiast. One of the best things about angora rabbits is that their wool does not need to be washed or carded before it is spun so it can literally be spun right off the rabbit.
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The title had me hooked because even though I've raised rabbits before, I've never owned a French Angora rabbit and this book provides many angora rabbit specific tips that are very useful. An easy, quick read, the book is a bit drab because all the photos are black and white.
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The known history of angoras starts during the time of the Romans, according to It is thought that the Romans kept, bred, and utilized Angora wool since at least BC. Angora hair or Angora fibre refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora the names of the source animals are similar, Angora fibre is distinct from mohair, which comes from the Angora fibre is also distinct from cashmere, which comes from the cashmere is known for its softness, thin fibres, and what knitters refer to as a halo (fluffiness).
Harvesting Angora Wool. You can begin harvesting angora when it is three inches long. That is about the length in which the rabbit begins to shed the wool naturally. The longer the wool is left on the rabbit, presents a big risk to its health because of the possibility of wool block.
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German Angora Rabbits: the commercial high-yield wool breed, and also the angora breed easiest to keep mat-free. Plus, info on shearing and spinning angora fiber. German Angoras are English Angoras that have been selectively bred in Germany over the last 80.
Wool block is the main killer of angora rabbits, but with proper management, the risk can be greatly reduced. Wool block occurs when a rabbit ingests a large amount of wool during grooming and cannot pass it through the digestive system.
The digestive tract stops working, and the rabbit can die quickly. First, angora rabbits produce angora fiber, not wool, which comes from sheep. Second - it depends on what type of care you are prepared to provide, and make no mistake, angora rabbits take A LOT of care.
While there are many types of angora rabbit. Angora rabbits are lovable, loyal and docile pets with the potential to pay their own room and board by producing high-value fiber. Unless you happen to be a hand spinner yourself, you’ll need to find angora rabbit wool buyers. Fortunately, with increased interest in hand spinning, ethically raised angora is in high demand.
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The Angora rabbit (Turkish: Ankara tavşanı), which is one of the oldest types of domestic rabbit, is bred for the long fibers of its coat, known as Angora wool, that are gathered by shearing, combing, or e rabbits do not possess the same allergy-causing qualities as many other animals,  their wool is an important y of origin: Turkey.
The story of angora Yarn Angora wool or Angora fiber refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit. While their names are similar, Angora fiber is distinct from mohair, which comes from the Angora goat.
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The wool from Satin Angora Rabbits is the most desirable type. It has the most natural luster, and at the same time, it’s incredibly easy to spin. Even though they produce the highest quality angora fiber, satin angora rabbits are very rare.
The Broken Group is essentially any angora color in combination with white. The color is "broken" up so that the rabbit looks spotted. Broken is caused by one big "En" gene. ARBA currently does not recognize this color pattern for showing in the English Angora breed but it is in the process of being so.
It makes the rabbit overweight and more prone to wool block which can be fatal. Unlike a cat which can vomit a fur ball, an angora rabbit cannot. They are constantly grooming themselves and ingest a lot of hair in doing so.
If it accumulates too much they feel full and stop eating and drinking. Rabbit pellets have a lot of protein in them.
Only six rabbit breeds possess angora wool: the Giant Angora, the French Angora, the English Angora, the Satin Angora, the American Fuzzy Lop, and the Jersey Wooly.
Of these, the Giant Angora is the largest — more than 9 pounds at maturity — while the American Fuzzy Lop and Jersey Wooly are the smallest, at about 3 to 4 pounds. Everyone always ask, what do you make with your angora rabbit yarns? Also the finished skein from Tour de Fleece is shown.
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