Juarizo

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Description

The juarizo is a crossbreed with a llama father and an alpaca mother. The juarizo produces a fine, downy fleece that is valuable. The straight, silk-like wool grows about 8 inches annually. Similar to alpaca, juarizo wool is used for dress fabrics, coat linings, and suitings.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • J.Gordon Cook, Handbook of Textile Fibres:I Natural Fibres, Merrow Publishing Co. , Durham, England, 1984

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