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%).
ERDOĞAN, ZEYNEP; DELLAL, GÜRSEL; SÖYLEMEZOĞLU, FERYAL; and TATAR, ALİ MURAT (2003) "Physical Properties of Down Fiber Obtained from Hair X Angora (B_1) Crossbred Goats," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 27: No. 3, Article 6. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol27/iss3/6