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What is Mohair?

Mohair is a kind of wool which is obtained from Angora goats .

They are found in Hilly regions such as Jammu and Kashmir

 

How is Pashmina shawl obtained?

The under fur of Kashmiri goats is soft .

So, it is woven into fine Pashmina Shawls.

 

Some Indian breeds of sheep:

S.No

Name of Breed

Quality of Wool

State where found

1

Lohi

Good quality wool

Rajasthan, Punjab

2

Rampur Bushair

Brown Fleece

Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh

3

Nali

Carpet Wool

Rajasthan, Punjab,Haryana

4

Bakharwal

For woollen shawls

Jammu and Kashmir

5

Marwari

Coarse wool

Gujarat

6

Patanwadi

For Hosiery

Gujarat

How many kinds of fibres does the hairy skin of sheep have ?

The two kinds of fibres that form its fleece (or wool coat) are the coarse beard hair and the fine soft under hair.

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