Angora goat

The origin of the Angora goat has not been fully clarified, the source is believed to be in Central Asia. From there, this goat breed is said to have spread over nomadic tribes first in Anatolia.
It is said to have its current name from the Turkish capital Ankara, which used to bear the name “Angora”.

photo: Mohair du Pays de Corlay

Angora or Angora?

When talking about angora wool, it is not the wool of the Angora goat that is meant, but the Angora rabbit’s wool.

The wool of the Angora goat is called Mohair. The younger the goats, the softer the wool.

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The mohair wool spun at mon petit rouet comes from a family farm in Brittany.

photo: Mohair du Pays de Corlay

The wool of the Angora goat consists of long, silky curls, which are very soft due to their structure. The younger the animal, the softer the mohair.

The term “Kidmohair” or “Superkidmohair” refers to the extremely fine wool of the kids.

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