Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Shu Lin is New Mom to Bun Bun

Shu Lin visits Betty during the WCC event at Cow Palace.

Shu Lin is an accomplished dessert maker.

Look at these beautiful Macaroons Cookies!

Peter and Shu Lin and their new bunny Bun Bun.

Bun Bun lives in Shu Lin's study, he has his own condo and playpen. 

Bun Bun's Auntie gifts him a little outfit, to show appreciation, mama Shu Lin puts it on Bun Bun for a photo op.  

Friday, May 08, 2015

Betty's Grooming, Grooming and More Grooming at Stockton

A big puff ball!

Betty is grooming her English Angora.

Smoothing of the top.

More work on the rear.

Comparing to grooming an English Angora, grooming a French Angora is a walk in the park.

We thank Carolyn for the photos.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Marie's 102nd Birthday Celebration at Stockton

May Show at Stockton is the traditional birthday celebration for Marie, she is 102 years young this year.

Marie's friends have a giant poster card made for Marie.   Barbi Brown is one of Marie's dear friends who spearheaded this celebration each year.

Marie's card and birthday cake are waiting for her arrival.  

Marie is being given this beautiful card. 

Not many breeders have the experience of competing with Marie when she was active in shows, Fred is one of them.   Two old friends have a photo taken together.

We thank Barbi and Susan for these nice photos.


Wednesday, May 06, 2015

News from the Angora National Show in Columbus, Ohio

The Angora National was held on May 2, 2015 in Columbus, OH in conjunction with the Ohio Mini Convention.

Judge Stacy Martin are pictured here with the French Angora winner Charlotte and her white senior buck that is selected as the Best In Show and Debbie's English Angora is the Reserve In Show.

Judge Stacey Martin with the English Angora winners, Debbie's colored junior doe is the Best of Breed and Brock's colored senior buck is the Best Opposite Sex.

Judge Stacy with the Giant Angora Best of Breed winner.   Owner Matt is not in the picture.

From left to right are judge Stacy, Sandra with her BOB Satin Angora, Kim with her BOS Satin Angora.


NARBC wool/skein/garment contest entries.


Busy grooming area with complimentary snacks.

We thank Maureen, Tammy and Brock for sending these photos.


Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Youth Top Winners at Stockton

Big Valley RA hold double youth all breed shows at Stockton on May 2, 2015.

Kory's Dutch is the Best In Show winner in youth show A.


Janay's French Lop wins the Reserve In Show in youth show B.

In show B, judge Allen picks Riley's Holland Lop as the youth Best In Show.


Kory's Dutch wins youth Reserve In Show from judge Allen.


Monday, May 04, 2015

Open Top Winners at Stockton

Big Valley RA hold double open shows at Stockton on May 2, 2015.
In show A, judge Manuel picks Ray's Satin as the Best In Show and Betty's French Angora as the Reserve In Show.


In show B, judge Doug picks Jennifer's Florida White as the Best In Show.    Rather than posing, the Florida White is telling mama Jennifer how well he's done.


Christine is delighted that her Belgian Hare gets the Reserve In Show from judge Doug who is a fellow Hare breeder. 


Sunday, May 03, 2015

Freddie Wins All Breed Reserve In Show at Stockton


 Big Valley Rabbit Association hold double open and double youth all breed shows at Stockton, CA on May 2, 2015.
French Angora buck Freddie loves attention from his mama, judges and anyone who would rub his nose.

At the Big Valley RA show A, Judge Manuel awards the Reserve In Show to Freddie and comments that "the French Angora is exceptional...."