Deyaneria on February 28th, 2011

The mission at The Fiber ofMy Being is to educate and inspire people to support my philosophy. I want to be able to help as many fiber animals as possible.  My philosophy is that “we have engineered many of our domesticated species that they cannot live without us, therefore we are responsible for them.” That being said  the mission of […]

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Deyaneria on February 25th, 2011

I know I’ve talked about clipping and plucking. I’ve told you about my Bunnies. Now, I’m going to share with you what to do with all that fibery goodness. The a wonderful thing about angora fiber is that you can just spin it. That’s right no processing needed you can just spin it. There is […]

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Deyaneria on February 23rd, 2011

Angora is the fiber clipped or plucked off an Angora Rabbit. There is usually guardhair and  underwool. The softness is determined by the diameter of the fiber , measured in microns. The micron count of angora is around 12-16 microns. For contrast merino wool ranges from 18-25 and a human hair is around 60 microns. […]

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Deyaneria on February 21st, 2011

Right now the farm is home to 11 rabbits. I thought I would introduce to our fuzzy faced members. The oldest members of my Farm are Little Girl(LG), Blue , and Kali.   Little Girl is a tort english-french mix as far as I can tell, she has no pedigree.  Her personality is fiesty yet […]

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Deyaneria on February 18th, 2011

Taking care of angoras is more work than with the other farm animals. They require at least a weekly grooming in addition to pellet food, water, and all the hay they can eat. Rabbits are solitary animals for the most part although many people have had great experiences with combining neutered and spayed animals. Some […]

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Deyaneria on February 16th, 2011

     There  is some controversy about where angora rabbits originate from, the common theory is that they came from Turkey in the 18th century to France. They were originally just called angora woolers. Now there are 4 different breeds recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association. The English Angora, French Angora, Giant Angora, and Satin Angora. The German […]

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Deyaneria on February 14th, 2011

I have 4 goats on the farm now. I received them along with my dear Lorenzo I wrote about in last weeks newsletter. They are all female. They produe cashmere. Cashmere goats in the U.S. are quiet large but my ladies are little, they also seem to have the markings of Nigerian dwarf goats. I usually […]

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Deyaneria on February 13th, 2011

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Deyaneria on February 13th, 2011

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Deyaneria on February 13th, 2011

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