Producing and Marketing Quality Mohair

  • 77 pages

  • Published: 14 Feb 2007

  • Author(s): McGregor, By B.A.

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This report provides:
-New market information to increase producers’ knowledge of the importance of certain attributes of mohair in determining mohair quality.
-New data on the response of modern Australian Angora goats to supplementary feeding and different shearing strategies and methods of fleece evaluation.
-A summary of the main methods that producers can use to manipulate mohair quality.
• Evidence of improved capability in mohair producers following workshops in regions where mohair quality was compromised by a high incidence of short and cotted mohair.