Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Happy Lunar New Year

Today is the Chinese Lunar New Year.

We read Chinese! The phrase on the firecracker says
"Gong Hey Fat Choy"! 
It means "Wish Everyone A Full Year of Prosperity"!


It's the Year of Rooster.

  Rooster is crowing, we will be getting up very early all year round to go to rabbit shows.


Friday, January 27, 2017

Louis's Show Off Day

Louis wants others to see his English Spot.


Louis's English Spot likes to show off, "Look at Me!".


Judge Cathy likes Louis's English Spot, nice boy!


Drew, come over to join us.


Judge Cathy, Louis and his partner Drew are joining the "Show-Off" boy for a photo op.


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Show C Angora Judging at Gridley

In show C, judge Ted decides to judge French Angora before English Angora, Carol W. is again the writer. 

View from behind the judging table, there are a good number of French Angora entries on the table.


This French Angora fawn doe is judge Ted's pick as the Best of Breed.


Matt steps in to be the writer for judge Ted when the English Angora are on the table.   There are about the same number of the English Angora as the French Angora.


Here is another view of judge Ted working on the English Angora.


Judge Ted is placing the English Angora colored senior buck class.


And this English Angora colored senior buck is judge Ted's pick as the Best of Breed.

For a complete list of winners, go to:


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Show B Angora Judging at Gridley

Judge Doug starts show B judging with the English Angora.

Patrick, Jill, Melody, Brittany and Matt are at the table.

Judge Doug is handling a English Angora senior.


An English Angora black senior buck is being put back to the coop.


A black junior buck is being checked by judge Doug.

The English Angora BOSB goes to a chocolate tort buck.


Carol W. writes for judge Doug when the French Angora are being judged.


A French Angora colored senior does is being examined by judge Doug.


Carol W. watches judge Doug handles the French Angora colored senior doe.

For a list of winners, go to:


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Show A Angora Judging at Gridley

Judge Cathy starts with English Angora white senior buck.


Patrick steps in to help writing for Cathy.


Melody, Brittany and Matt are watching Cathy placing the English Angora colored senior buck class.


Cathy closes her eyes to feel the texture of the two English Angora does on the table.


French Angora colored senior does are being judged.   Carol W. writes for Cathy while Melody and Linda watch.


Two French Angora colored junior does are competing for the first and second place.  

For a complete list of winners, go to:


Monday, January 23, 2017

Open Top Winners at Gridley

California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold triple all breed shows at Gridley, CA on January 21, 2017.
In show A, judge Doug awards the Best In Show to the Havana shown by Kendal and Alan.  Alan is not in the showroom to accept the award.


Show A Reserve In Show goes to the Mini Satin shown by mother and daughter team Michelle (R) and Jenny (L).

In show B, judge Cathy selects the Tan shown by Beth.


Reserve In Show in show B goes to Louis and Drew's English Spot.


Judge Ted in show C picks Koelyn's Mini Rex as the Best In Show.


The Reserve In Show in C goes to Jill's French Angora.


Sunday, January 22, 2017

Incendio Wins Reserve In Show in Show C at Gridley

Remember pretty French Angora Incendio?

Incendio did it again!   Judge Ted awards her Reserve In Show in show C at the Gridley show on January 21, 2017.   Mama Jill is very proud of Incendio.