Authors: ZEYNEP ERDOĞAN, GÜRSEL DELLAL, FERYAL SÖYLEMEZOĞLU, ALİ MURAT TATAR
Abstract: In this research some physical characteristics of down fibers obtained from hair x Angora (B_1) crossbred goat were examined. The diameter of fiber, natural length, real length and number of crimps of the down fibers were 20.08±0.50 µ, 3.77±0.17 cm, 6.22±0.23 cm and 9.79±0.34, respectively. In addition the strongest color determined in this research were white (63.93%) and light brown (18.03%). According to the diameter of fiber, the down fibers of hair goats induded cashmere (55.33%) cashgora (24.03%) and mohair (20.64%).
Keywords: Hair x Angora (B1) crossbred goats, goat fibers, physical properties
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