Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rachel's Giant Angora has a Great Weekend

On Saturday June 9,  Rachel's Giant Angora Princess won the Group at Fox Valley Rabbit Club Spring Fling youth show in Weyauwega, Wisconsin.

Sunday is even better, Princess won the youth Best In Show under judge Shane.

Rachel's Giant Angora have been making splashes everywhere, they won in the ARBA conventions and major events.  At the WCC event in Reno, Rachel's Giant Angora won the BOB and Reserve In Show at the youth Angora national.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Arie's Adventure - Amber's Home

The last stop of the weekend is Amber's home to examine the Jersey Wooly.

Amber explains the fine points of her Jersey Wooly to Arie.

Arie puts her hands on Amber's Jersey Wooly.

Arie takes photo of the properly posed Jersey Wooly.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Arie's Adventure - Carol's Home

Kathi and Arie's second stop is Carol's home, here is Kathi's green car arriving at Carol's.

The topic of the day is the American Fuzzy Lop.   Carol is the hands down #1 breeder of AFL.

Carol's Fuzzy are known for having excellent body, wool and the most important feature of the Fuzzy: big head.

Arie likes the Fuzzy.

A selfie is a must.

Carol's bunny guest is well-known, see 

Kathi and Arie snap a photo of the host and the guest.  

Carol's custom made spinning wheel is a center piece, no guest can resist taking a picture.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Arie's Adventure - Betty's Home

Our judge Arie from Indonesia has been very busy during her stay in the US.  She judged at WCC in the beginning of May, CRCS show at Reno at the end of May, Fairs almost every weekend.
She has a break during June 9-10, she and Kathi decide to take a road trip to visit experienced breeders.

The first stop is Betty's place.    Judge Arie is carefully examining the English Angora wool structure.

Close look at the white English Angora.

Kathi and Arie are comparing two English Angora juniors.

Arie is looking at French Angora junior buck Lipton, impressed with Lipton's ring pattern. 

A closer look at Lipton's agouti ring pattern.

Kathi and Arie are examining Betty's two French Angora colored senior does.   Kathi has recently received her registrar's license, the judge's license is in the future plan.

After the English Angora and French Angora sessions, a selfie is in order.

Kathi is good at taking selfies.   

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Olivia's English Angora Wins Youth Best In Show

Olivia wins youth Best In Show with her home bred English Angora in Connecticut.

Olivia's favorite English Angora are the chestnuts.

Olivia's chestnut English Angora has good ring definition.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Our Japanese Friends

In all the major rabbit events such as the ARBA conventions and WCC, we always see Matsushima and Masako.   Sometimes it's hard to tell that they live an ocean away.   It's so good to see them again at WCC.   They are enjoying themselves and buying bunnies and supplies.  

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bunny Backpack

Carolyn got a new backpack!

Though it's not featuring Angora, it's still irresistible.     For a Belgian Hare owner, this backpack is a must-have.