Northern California Angora Guild

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Julia and Parents at Fresno



 Julia is showing HGF Goldrod at Fresno.  Mom Monica and dad David are as enthusiastic about French Angora as Gabe and Julia.   Gabe is half of the nationally winning team Eric/Gabe, their French Angora are frequent Best In Show winners.
 

Julia teaches Betty how to do selfie!

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Angora Judge in Show C at Fresno

 
 
 
Judge Linda in show C looks closely into the French Angora's wool.
 

Two handsome English Angora colored senior bucks are on the table.
 

Judge Linda likes both of these two handsome bucks.



For a list of winners, go to:

http://angorashowresults.blogspot.com/2017/03/marc-12-2017-angora-showing-at-fresno.html


 

Monday, March 20, 2017

HGF Hope Wins All Breed Best In Show in PA




Great news from PA., Eric and Gabe's French Angora HGF HOPE wins all breed Best In Show at the Washington Co RBA open show at Washington, PA.    Shown in the photo are judge John and Gabe with HOPE.  Eric is not in the picture.



Sunday, March 19, 2017

Angora Judging in Show B at Fresno

 
 
 
In show B judge Allen works on a French Angora, Louis watches.
 
 
Judge Allen blows into the wool to see how fresh it is.
 

Louis says, "I am as pretty as the French Angora!"
 

When the English Angora is waiting for judge Allen to examine them, two English Spot come by to visit.

 

Judge Allen comments on the colored English Angora senior bucks, Kate records his comments.


For a list of winners, go to:

http://angorashowresults.blogspot.com/2017/03/marc-12-2017-angora-showing-at-fresno.html


 

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Angora Judging in Show A at Fresno

 
 
Judge Melissa checks the French Angora colored senior doe.
 

Judge Melissa comments on the French Angora.
 

White English Angora is on the table.
 

Pretty English Angora tort doe.
 

And very cute English Angora juniors.


For a list of winners, go to:


http://angorashowresults.blogspot.com/2017/03/marc-12-2017-angora-showing-at-fresno.html
 



Friday, March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day

 
 
 
 



Northern California Angora Guild wishes everyone

A Happy Hoppy St. Patrick's Day.




 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Youth Top Winners in Show A at Fresno

 
 
 
California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold triple youth shows at Fresno on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
 
In youth show A, Janay's French Lop wins the youth Best In Show from judge Jennifer.

 
It's a Lop's day, Gabriel's Mini Lop receives Reserve In Show from judge Jennifer.



There are two more youth shows but photos and information about the winners unavailable.





 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Open Top Winners at Fresno

 
 
 
 
California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold triple open shows at Fresno on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
 
 
 
In show A, judge Melissa awards the Best In Show to the Havana shown by Alan and Kendal (not in the photo).
 

The English Spot shown by Louis gets the Reserve In Show from judge Melissa.




Judge Scott awards the Best In Show to Betty's French Angora in show B.

Show B Reserve In Show is Jennifer's Dwarf Hotot.
 


Judge Linda in show C selects Debbie's Holland Lop as the Best In Show.
 

Show C Reserve In Show goes to Julie's Havana.



 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Claudina Wins All Breed Best In Show at Fresno

 
 
 

Claudina is a chestnut agouti French Angora that has a very intense color.  She has enjoyed success since very early in her life.  The first time she went to a show was at the Del Mar ARBA convention last October.  She won BOV and BOSB when she was a young junior.    At 8-1/2 months old, Claudina has a full prime coat that is gorgeous and impressive.
 


After many Reserve In Show and specialty Best In Show, Claudina wins the all breed Best In Show from judge Scott at Fresno on Sunday.




 

Monday, March 13, 2017

I Really Know Betty

 
 
 

Judge Cole from MN says to Betty, "I would like to take a picture of you with your rabbit, my friends did not believe that I know you!"     

The best way to show that Betty and Cole do know each other is to have a picture taken together!  Yes, we have known each other for quite a while.


 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sunday Show D Angora Judging at Turlock





On Sunday March 5, 2017, judge Kevin from AZ judges show D.   Carol W. helps to lay out the cards.

 



Judge Kevin examines the French Angora bucks.


Carol G. takes over the writing job behind the table, the two Carols chatted.
 

 

Judge Kevin is working on the French Angora colored senior does.  Behind the French Angora senior doe is Heather getting the Satin Angora on the table for Kevin to judge.
 

Judge Kevin now is working on an English Angora.

 

Carol W. helps to write comments.

For a complete list of winners, go to:
 
 

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Sunday Show C Angora Judging at Turlock

 
 
 
On Sunday March 5, 2017, judge Piper Smith from PA starts with the white English Angora.  Matt is the table writer.
 

Judge Piper comments on the white English Angora.
 

On the table is a colored English Angora.
 

English Angora bunnies are the cutest.
 

A final look to decide the BOB and BOSB.
 

Sixteen French Angora are on the table for judge Piper.  Carol G. writes.   Watching the judging is Carol W and judge Roger from Oregon.
 

It's quite an impressive sight to see that many nice French Angora on the table at the same time.
 
For a complete list of winners, go to:
 
 
 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Open Top Winners at Turlock on Sunday

 
 
 
 
On Sunday at Turlock, the top winners were selected the "regular" way.   All the BOB winners were cooped and the top two winners were announced.
 
 
Show C Best In Show judge is David Cardinal,  he awards the Best In Show to Roger's Mini Satin
 


Show C Reserve In Show goes to the Florida White shown by brothers John and Paul.


 
Judge Cheryl Blackman from Texas is the show D judge to pick the top winners.  The Best In Show goes to the Netherland Dwarf shown by Jeanette and her twin sons.


 

Alan's Havana is the Reserve In Show winner in show D.




 

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Open Top Winners at Turlock on Saturday




On Saturday, March 4, 2017 the California State Convention used the Group method to select the top winners.  The winners of the Groups are:

Group 1 - Commercial Breeds: American Sable, Argente Bruin, Californian, Champagne, Cinnamon, Flemish Giant, Florida, Havana, New Zealand, Palomino, Silver Marten, Standard Chin  - Winner Californian

Group 2 - Fur & Wool Breeds: Fuzzy Lop, All Angoras, J. Woolies, Lionhead, Mini Rex, Rex, Satin, Mini Satin - Winner English Angora
 
 
Group 3 - Marked Breeds: Checkered Giant, Dutch, Dwarf Hotot, English Spot, Harliquin, Himi, Tan - Winner English Spot
 
Group 4 - Lops & Small Unmarked Breeds: Petite, Dwarf, Polish, Thrianta, Holland, Lop Mini Lop, French Lop, English Lop - Winner Netherland Dwarf
 
Group 5 - Rare Breeds: American, Belgian Hare, Beveren, American Chin, Giant Chin, Hotot, Creme, Lilac, Silver, Silver Fox, Rhinelander (Rare breeds based on The Livestock Conservency “Conservation Priority List”) Winner ???
 
 

 
Show A Best In Show goes to Randy's Californian.
 
Show A Reserve In Show is the Florida White by John and Paul.
 
 
Show B Best In Show is a Holland Lop by Jordin and Reserve In Show is an English Spot by Louis.   Judge is Cole. 


 

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Dora Wins Group in Shows A and B on Saturday

 
 
 
On Saturday, March 4, 2017, the California State Convention used an unusual arrangement in selecting the top winners.   Rabbits were put in 5 groups by their special characters. Here is the listing in the show catalog:
 
Open Best In Show on Saturday - Shows A & B
Will be judged by Groups
 
Group 1 - Commercial Breeds: American Sable, Argente Bruin, Californian, Champagne, Cinnamon, Flemish Giant, Florida, Havana, New Zealand, Palomino, Silver Marten, Standard Chin
Group 2 - Fur & Wool Breeds: Fuzzy Lop, All Angoras, J. Woolies, Lionhead, Mini Rex, Rex, Satin, Mini Satin
Group 3 - Marked Breeds: Checkered Giant, Dutch, Dwarf Hotot, English Spot, Harliquin, Himi, Tan
Group 4 - Lops & Small Unmarked Breeds: Petite, Dwarf, Polish, Thrianta, Holland, Lop Mini Lop, French Lop, English Lop   
Group 5 - Rare Breeds: American, Belgian Hare, Beveren, American Chin, Giant Chin, Hotot, Creme, Lilac, Silver, Silver Fox, Rhinelander (Rare breeds based on The Livestock Conservency “Conservation Priority List”)
 
In show A, Matt's English Angora Dora wins the Group from judge Kevin.
 

In show B, judge Piper also picks Dora as the Group winner.