A recent exposé by Peta revealed footage of animal mistreatment in the South African mohair industry. The video shows footage of animal abuse in a shearing shed, which is being investigated further by local authorities. In a recent video interview with the leading mohair producers in South Africa, the farmers defended the honour of the local mohair industry. The video released by the South African Mohair Growers Association (SAMGA) can be watched below. It is an example of the high standards maintained in the industry.