Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Show C Angora Judging at Fresno

Judge Joe has a black French Angora buck on the table.

Now judge Joe is placing French Angora colored senior does.


On the table is a French Angora doe with broken pattern.  In the four breeds of Angoras, French Angora is the only breed that accepts broken pattern. 


Judge Joe is examining a chestnut French Angora doe.

Judge Joe is now judging the English Angora colored senior bucks.


There are three full coated English Angora colored senior bucks that look almost identical.


Though they look like identical triplets, judge Joe still has to place them.

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Show B French Angora Judging at Fresno

French Angora in show B are judged by judge Scott.


Judy listens carefully to what judge Scott says.


French Angora colored senior does are being judged.


The black French Angora senior doe is on the small side.


The fawn French Angora gets the 2nd place colored senior doe.

The chestnut French Angora doe gets the first place colored senior doe and goes on to be awarded the Best of Breed.


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Fawnna Celebrates Her 8th Birthday

A broccoli bunch is prepared for a birthday celebration.

Fawnna was born on May 26, 2008, that makes her 8 years old today.
She cannot compare to the full coated youngster that are in shows today, she is still a beauty inside and out

Betty celebrates Fawnna's 8th birthday.

We are two old ladies!

For previous posts about Fawnna, go to:

You'll see her photos from 2009 to 2015.


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Show B English Angora Judging at Fresno

Judge Carol G. is the judge for the English Angora in show B.

ARBA royalty contest King Adam visits the show at Fresno, he lives in OH and has recently received his registrar's license.

Though Adam is yet to be eligible to work on his judge's license, Carol G. is kind enough to allow him to come into the judging area to examine the English Angora on the table.

Judge Carol raises American Fuzzy Lop and French Angora, judged all Angora in the 2013 ARBA convention.    She gives Adam pointers on English Angora.



Judge Carol and Adam look at the English Angora seniors.


Checking on the wool, checking on the body, ...

Judge Carol G. and Adam have a discussion on the English Angora.  Do they agree with each other?


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Show A Angora Judging at Fresno

Judge Ray checks on a white English Angora.

Judge Ray poses a white English Angora.

The English Angora colored senior bucks are being judged.

Judge Ray is placing the English Angora colored senior bucks.

This is the winner of the English Angora colored senior buck class.


Monday, May 23, 2016

Open Top Winners at Fresno

In show A, judge Scott awards the Best In Show to the Florida White shown by the mother/daughter team Jennifer and Ashley.


In show B, judge Amy selects Betty's English Angora as the Best In Show.


In show C, judge Joe also picks Betty's English Angora as the Best In Show.

Show A Reserve In Show is a Holland Lop but photo is not available at the current time, will update if a photo is acquired.
Show B Reserve In Show is Paul's Mini Satin.


Show C Reserve In Show goes to a different Florida White shown by Jennifer and Ashley.



Sunday, May 22, 2016

Emelina Wins Double All Breed Best In Show at Fresno

California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold triple all breed benefit shows at Fresno on May 21, 2016.
Emelina had been sitting at home while her littermate sister Angelique travelled around attending shows.  Finally Emelina gets the chance to compete at Fresno this weekend, and ...

Judge Amy Z awards the Best In Show to Emelina in show B, and ...

Judge Joe also picks Emelina as the Best In Show in show C.

These are Emelina's first and second All Breed Best In Show wins.


Saturday, May 21, 2016

Visit from Randy, Adam and Lindsey

ARBA Royalty King Adam flies in from OH to have a CA vacation.   Being a wonderful host and a nurturing mentor, Randy takes Adam and Lindsey around to tour CA and have a visit with Betty.    
Photos #1-7 are taken by Lindsey and that's why she is not in any of them.
Adam enjoying a good fluff ball.

Learning from the best judge, Adam is getting a great lesson from Randy.

Randy giving some comments.


Do Randy and Adam agree with each other?

Adam compares two of Betty's full coated English Angora.


More examination, more thoughts.

Some discussion after checking on the rabbits.


Now Lindsey is in the picture! 


Friday, May 20, 2016

Randy for VP


Betty got a wonderful visit from ARBA King Adam Shueller, ARBA convention official photographer Lindsey Vaught and our King of the CA rabbit shows Randy Shumaker.    Needless to say, we are all supporters of Randy's campaign for the ARBA Vice President's position and we all sport the Randy for VP button!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Lindsey Working for Her Registrar's License at Stockton

Lindsey is well known for her Best In Show winning Mini Lop and New Zealand plus her skill as a young photographer.    She is now going for another title: Registrar.   At Stockton, she's working with judge Carol G.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Carolyn Having Fun with the French Angora

The French Angora are happy to have their head scratched by Carolyn.


Uptown Girl is enjoying the head rub.


Lady Gi Gi loves her head scratched as well.