Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, June 15, 2013

History Posted at a Rest Stop

On highway 80, a rest stop is dedicated as the Blue Star Memorial Highway.

It's quite a well built rest stop.

Chinese labor in the 19 century contributed to the building of the transcontinental railroad and a dedication is placed at this rest stop.  


Friday, June 14, 2013

Cucumber as Ornamental Plants

Cucumbers are usually planted in a vegetable garden but this one is used as an ornamental plant.

It's quite a pretty plant.

The flowers are not bad.
The flowers turn into cucumbers that are tasty.

Some more cucumbers hiding under the beautiful leaves.


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Donna's English Angora Wins Reserve In Show in MD

On Saturday June 8, Donna attends a show at Blue Ridge RCBA midnight madness show in MD and her handsome English Angora buck Tulamore's Finn was selected the Reserve In Show by judges Josh and Rusty.  

Finn and his sister Marceline posing for a photo op at home.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

April's Bunny Pavillion Adds Finish Touch

April orders a sign for her Bunny Pavillion that says, "Shhhhhhhhhhhh Bunnies Playing".

While April's Jersey Wooly bunnies play inside the bunny pavillion, English Angora Bubbles is free to run outside.
Bubbles likes her "throne". 

Bubbles sitting on her throne to guard the bunny pavillion.

If you wonder why there is a kiddie pool inside the bunny pavillion, April uses it to grow grass for the bunnies to nibble.


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

How Not to Eat Healthy

This is sure not a meal for a healthy eating person.


Betty is the guilty eater of this plate, it's delicious but not something that she eats regularly.


Monday, June 10, 2013

Meara's Production

HGF Meara is a beautiful Grand Champion French Angora bred by Eric and owned by Betty.

Her coat is still nice but at one year old it's time for her to "produce".

She is receiving a hair cut.

The bare top reveals a very deep body.

Meara produces over 6 ounces of wool that spins into 190 yards of beautiful yarn.

In addition to producing 190 yards of yarn, Meara also produces 4 healthy and fat bunnies.


Sunday, June 09, 2013

Kathi and Linda Visit the Show Room

Kathi the Polish Princess normally is showing her prize-winning Polish in shows.  This day at Fresno, she and sister Linda are driving to further south to pick up her grand daughter.   They stop by the show room to visit and to restock some rabbit supplies for the summer.