Angora goat


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Angora goat

n.
Any of a breed of domestic goats having long silky hair.

Angora goat

n
(Breeds) a breed of domestic goat with long soft hair
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Noun1.Angora goat - a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohairAngora goat - a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
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And already the site of the house is undiscoverable, the location of the stone walls may be deduced from the configuration of the landscape, and I am renewing the battle, putting in angora goats to browse away the brush that has overrun Haska's clearing and choked Haska's apple trees to death.
A note about Angora goats: An Angora goat is usually trimmed set back on its rump --a position used for shearing as well as for hoof trimming.
The white Angora goat is normally associated with mohair production.
The talk outlined the history of the Angora goat from 2,000 years ago when it was only to be found in Turkey and subsequently reared in South Africa in 1838 and then the States in 1849, reaching a world wide production of 240,000 tons by the 1900s.
Angora goat management is also a mohair preparation activity since it can greatly affect the quantity and quality of fiber production.
Markhoz goat, known as Angora goat in other places, is one of the most important goat breeds in Iran.
The three-year-old Angora goat was supposed to have a supporting role at Bethlehem Church in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, in the US.
Perry got a C in Reproduction in Farm Animals, a C in genetics, a D in Feeds & Feeding, a C in Sheep & Angora Goat Production and two C's in animal breeding classes.
Rauschenberg even did a combine using a taxidermist's stuffed angora goat and in another, the covers and sheets of his very own bed.
The makers of these "reborn" baby dolls, also called 'rebirthers', paint the doll in such a way that it gives a translucent newborn effect, and then thousands of individual strands of mohair or angora goat hair are micro-rooted in the doll's head.
Highland Bull William of Chadwick keeps an eye on proceedings (JS030708SHOW-10) and keeps his nose to the ground (JS030708SHOW-11) Pictures, JASON SKARRATT; Right,, An Angora Goat in desperate need of a haircut (JS030708SHOW-16); Pictures, JASON SKARRATT