Angora rabbits

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by josh, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. josh

    josh Songster

    Mar 22, 2008
    Western Kentucky
    My wife got some angora rabbits is there a place to sell of trade the wool? How do you harvest it? I told her not to get them till she resurched but she did anyway.
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Research would be a good thing!
  3. New adventure

    New adventure Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    Pueblo, Colorado
    You can sell it to me![​IMG] The best way to get the wool off is to comb it. That way you can work on them a bit at a time and they are never too hot or too bare. She'll have to comb them every day anyway to keep them from getting matted or sick from licking too much ( hairballs![​IMG])

    The best thing to do ( and the most fun) would be for her (and you) to learn to spin! Its really fun and not too hard to learn. If theres a yarn shop anywhere near you, they'd probably refer her to a local person that wants the fur. But I'm serious about wanting it too. PM me if you want!

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