Colored Angora Goats
Breeding for angora goats with color is a newer venture in goat keeping. Hand-spinners like to use the naturally colored fleeces to make beautiful yarns. They are a medium sized goat with docile, laid back personalities.
We have a small herd of show quality angora goats and breed for animals with fine fleeces and strong conformation. I find that Michigan is a great place to raise angora goats.
I am a member of Spinners Flock, AAGBA and EAGMA the Eastern Angora Goat and Mohair Association. We usually show our angoras at Michigan Fiber Festival in August each year.
MacGregor Hollow Bronwyn
2009 Dam: MGH Sinead Sire: HILL 4115
Bronwyn is a lovely brown doe with a curly, soft fleece. She has great coverage and luster and her fleece has remained remarkably fine over the years. I love the color of her fleece. Registered.
MacGregor Hollow Reisling
2013 Dam: MGH Merryn Sire: MGH Logan
Reisling is a pretty red doe with frosted ears and nose. She has a great curl to her fleece. Registered.
PTF 1324 “Grace”
2013 Dam: PTF Sire: CHF Voltaire
Grace is a very beautiful apricot colored doe with white spots. She has a soft fleece with great density and a tight curl. Registered.
2014: She won Grand Champion Colored Angora Doe at Michigan Fiber Fest as a yearling.
MacGregor Hollow Stella
2011 Dam: MGH Nessie Sire: Hill 4115
Stella is a beautiful doe with a lovely gray fleece. She is a real looker - I love her fine, lovely curls. She has a beautiful topknot and the most lustrous fleece. Registered.
MacGregor Hollow Merryn
2011 Dam: MGH Mairead Sire: Hill 4115
Merryn is a darker gray doeling with frosted ears and nose. She has marbled blue eyes like her dam. She has lovely luster to her curly mohair locks. Registered.
MacGregor Hollow Merlot
2011 Dam: MGH Merryn Sire: MGH Logan
Merlot has pretty unique coloring, she has a base color of gray with red hairs scattered throughout, much like a rose gray alpaca. She also has frosted ears and nose. She has marbled blue eyes. Her fleece is full of curly locks that shine. Registered.
MacGregor Hollow Mairead
2007 Dam: ISF Roni Sire: ISF Jabez
Mairead is gray and has frosted ears and nose. She has a very lustrous, pretty fleece with medium curl. Registered.
2008: MFF 2nd place colored angora yearling doe (behind MGH Keely).
2011: Mairead has twins: a dark gray doeling with frosted ears and nose and a black doeling
MacGregor Hollow Sinead
2006 Dam: MGH Black Star Sire: CHF Terrance
Sinead is a gray doe with a beautiful, dense fleece. She has marbled blue eyes. She has excellent coverage. Registered.
2007: MFF Grand Champion Colored Angora Doe and 1st place colored angora yearling doe
2008: MFF Reserve Champion Colored Angora Doe and 1st place colored angora adult doe
Avalon Springs Farm Emily
2010 Sire: CSPN Michael Dam: PTF Begonia
Emma is a lovely reverse badger doe that came to us from my friend Karen at Avalon Springs farm. She has a finer fleece with medium ringlettes. I love her coverage and density. Registered.
Persimmon Tree Farm Mirabelle
2010 Sire: PTF 9004 Dam: CSPN Elliot
Mirabelle is a fantastic badger doe that came to us from Greta at Persimmon Tree Farm. Mira’s fleece has the fineness and quality of a yearling at 4 yrs old. With her curl quality and 2 colors of light tan and silver gray, her fleece makes a beautiful lock spun yarn. Registered.
Persimmon Tree Farm 1323 “Percy”
2013 Dam: PTF 8001 Sire: CHF Voltaire
I am so excited to have PTF 1323 as our colored herdsire! He is a flashy gray and white pinto. He is a handsome buck with a beautiful, tightly curled, very consistent fleece. He has nice coverage and is a great choice for our herdsire. He has both “black/pattern” and “red/black/brown” genetics and has produced amazing colors and patterns with both pools. Registered.
Nemai is our angora wether. He is a wonderful showmanship goat for my children and a special ambassador for angora goats. He is a faded red roan, mostly white with a sprinkling of red. Nemai made the local newspaper in 2006 after winning the pet wether class with my daughter at Chelsea Community Fair. He continues his showmanship career with my son.
2004: Chelsea fair 2nd place showmanship & pet wether.
2005: 4H 3rd place showmanship & pet wether. Chelsea fair 1st place showmanship.
2006: MFF 2nd place showmanship. Chelsea fair 1st place showmanship & 1st place pet wether.
2007: MFF 1st place showmanship. Chelsea fair 2nd place showmanship.
2008: MFF 1st place showmanship. Chelsea fair 2nd place showmanship and participated in sweepstakes. 4H 3rd place pet wether.
2009: Great Lakes 1st place showmanship. 4H 2nd place showmanship & 3rd place wether pet.
2010: MFF 1st place showmanship. 4H 2nd place wether pet.
2011: 4H 1st place showmanship & 1st place wether pet.
2012: 4H 1st place wether pet.
2013: 4H 1st place showmanship. Chelsea fair 2nd place showmanship & 1st place wether pet.
2014: 4H 1st place showmanship and participated in Sweepstakes. Chelsea fair: 1st place wether pet and 4th place showmanship
“A prudent man does not make a goat his gardener.”