- "This animal can be harvested for many years without killing it" - wrong. It's coast can be sheared for many years without killing the animal.
- "If you take a brush you will get this very dense fur off" - wrong. You shear the goat. You actually want the fine fur on the underbelly, not the dense fur on its back.
- "This fur is blended with silk, and that's where cashmere comes from." - really? wrong. Cashmere is cashmere, it is not a blend.
Cashmere Info: This is how misinformation gets spread by the media
Here is a segment that aired on CNN in April 2006. It is a "Show-and-Tell" by Jeff Corwin about animals in Nepal - the host is Anderson Cooper. In the segment (around 3:44), Jeff brings on a cashmere kid. Here are a few inaccuracies: