How do you get angora wool off the rabbit?
You get angora wool off of the rabbit by plucking the hair or cutting the hair off with a pair of scissors when it molts. The molting is part of natural growth.
They are as good a pet as any rabbit. They have the additional problem of moulting long woolly hair somewhat like a Persian cat. You should only get this breed of rabbit if your an experienced rabbit owner. An angora is not just an angora, there are different breeds of angora. There are Fuzzy Lops (the least amount of combing required and smallest) to French Angora (also lower maintenance) to English Angora (high maintenance) and…
The Angora rabbit (Turkish: Ankara tavşanı) is a variety of domestic rabbit bred for its long, soft wool. The Angora is one of the oldest types of domestic rabbit, originating in Ankara (historically known as Angora), Turkey, along with the Angora cat and Angora goat. The rabbits were popular pets with French royalty in the mid 18th century, and spread to other parts of Europe by the end of the century. They first appeared in…
The Angora Rabbit is a domestic breed of rabbit, usually raised for their wool. They are not a predator, and are herbivorous. So, they could be considered "prey". But they are not wild, so they are not naturally hunted by any wild predators, as a wild rabbit would be. For more details, please see the sites listed below.
An angora sweater would likely be a blend of some Angora hair with wool, cashmere , acrylic and/ or nylon. Angora is a breed of rabbit that makes soft and long hair that can be used as a blend to spun yarn for knitting. Because the hair is very fine and quite short, it is not possible to be spun into yarn on its own
Yes rabbit fur contains allergens also. It is sweaters, glove linings, pillows, and more. It is used in winter clothing and such because the fur of the Angora rabbit is said to be 10 times warmer than that of sheep wool. Also, at times it is added to make clothing softer. People can be allergic to this fur, as I first discovered my allergies when I bought two sweaters with Angora rabbit fur.