|Grover Rules the Pen as Elder Buck|
|Linda Mahoney looks on as|
Cohleen Dentler Holds a
|Course Guard Hairs Intermingle with |
Fine Cashmere Fibers
Everyone on the tour gets the chance to meet the cashmere goats up close, as well as llama, sheep, an angora rabbit and a few fowl. Each spring, the goats prized for their delicate undercoat get brushed until the finest fiber comes out. On the educational tour, school children and adults can see how the wool is carded and spun into yarn. They also learn that most of the cashmere is sent away now for mechanized separation of the cashmere from the courser guard hair and to be turned into yarn.
|Cashmere Goat Mother and Kid|