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    • Cashmere quality of Raeini goats kept by nomads in Iran 

      Ansari-Renani, Hamid R.; Mueller, Joaquin Pablo; Rischkowsky, Barbara; Seyed Momen, S.M.; Alipour, O.; Ehsani, M.; Moradi, Sepehr (2012-05)
      The income of the nomads in Kerman Province depends mainly on Raeini goats that produce meat, milk and cashmere. This paper assesses the cashmere quality and its variation in Raeini herds to determine the scope for ...
    • Characterization of mohair and cashmere in regions of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan 

      Iñiguez, Luis; Mueller, Joaquin Pablo; Ombayev, A.; Aryngaziyev, S.; Ajibekov, A.; Yusupov, S.; Ibragimov, A.; Suleimenov, M.; El-Dine Hilali, M. (2014-08)
      To generate information on animal fiber quality traits in Central Asia, as a prelude to genetic improvement, fiber samples of 495 cashmere goats from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and 448 mohair goats from these two countries ...
    • Implementation of a cashmere goat breeding program amongst nomads in Southern Iran 

      Mueller, Joaquin Pablo; Ansari-Renani, Hamid R.; Seyed Momen, S.M.; Ehsani, M.; Alipour, O.; Rischkowsky, Barbara (2015-08)
      A breeding program to improve income from Raeini cashmere herds run by nomads in Southern Iran was implemented. Eight nomads agreed on improving fleece weight, body weight and down yield while reducing cashmere fibre ...
    • Observations on the efficiency of using different cashmere combs 

      Ansari-Renani, Hamid R.; Mueller, Joaquin Pablo; Rischkowsky, Barbara; Seyed Momend, S.M.; Ehsani, M.; Moradi, Sepehr (2013-09)
      The effect of using small or large cashmere combs on cashmere harvest, cashmere quality and combing time was studied on Raeini cashmere goats in nomadic goat breeding systems of the Iranian province of Kerman. Two groups ...