Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Show D Angora Judging at Cow Palace on Sunday

Judge Adam Schuller from OH feels a white English Angora body.

English Angora are so docile that it's easy to flip it over for checking the underside.

Judge Adam S at 21 is one of the youngest judges, he is still in college.

Though young, judge Adam S is experienced in Angoras as he raises English and Giant Angoras since youth days.

Judge Adam S. likes this white doe a lot, eventually picked her as the BOB.

Judge Adam examines the English Angora colored doe.

This a very cute junior French Angora.

For a complete list of class winners, go to:

Friday, October 26, 2018

Show C Angora Judging at Cow Palace on Sunday

On Sunday morning, judge Cathy starts with English Angora white.

On the table is an English Angora colored senior buck.

And English Angora colored senior doe is being evaluated.

This is a cute colored junior English Angora doe.

The French Angora has more guard hairs than the English Angora, especially the seniors.

A young French Angora senior doe is being judged.

This is a French Angora junior, it tends to have softer coat than the senior.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Show B Angora Judging at Cow Palace on Saturday

Judge Maddie from Michigan is evaluating a white English Angora.

Judge Maddie has two English Angora white senior does on the table for comparison.

Both are good, which one to choose?

On the table now are the English Angora colored senior does.

Judge Maddie comments on the colored senior doe class.  Casey records.

There are quite a few Satin Angora on the table.

This little Satin Angora has intense color.

Patrick and Jill watch the judging of French Angora.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Show A Angora Judging at Cow Palace on Saturday

The first show of the Grand National Livestock show is judged by Randy.  There are a table full of white English Angora to be examined.

Misty is the "judge's assist" which means that she has passed the written part of the test to become a judge, now she is working on the practical experience by working alongside an established judge.

Misty comments on the English Angora and judge Randy observes.  

Misty is now working on the colored English Angora, Casey clerks.

Judge Randy is checking on the colored junior doe class.

Misty is working on the colored senior doe class.

Judge Randy teaches Misty on the body of the English Angora.

The BOV white is the senior doe in the front.

The BOV colored is the tort doe in the front and she goes over the white doe and received the BOB.

Now judge Randy and Misty are working on the Satin Angora.

Misty checks on the pointed white Satin Angora.

These are the French Angora being examined.   One of these goes on to win BOB then the Best In Show in show A.

For a list of results, go to:

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Reserve In Show Winners at Cow Palace

In show A on Saturday, judge Maddie from Michigan awards the Reserve In Show to Kelly's Tan.

In show B on Saturday, Kelly's Lilac wins Reserve In Show from Adam S. from Ohio.

On Sunday, judge Cathy picks the Mini Rex shown by Ryan and Dae as the Reserve In Show.

Randy awards the Reserve In Show to CJ's New Zealand in show D on Sunday.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Open Best In Show at Cow Palace on Sunday

California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold double all breed shows at Cow Palace on Sunday October 21, 2018 following the Grand National Livestock Show the day prior.

The first show of the day is designed as show C.     A different American Fuzzy Lop wins the top honor.    Judge Cathy awards the Best In Show to Carol's broken senior doe Kenya.    Kenya has had good showings at Cow Palace, she has won Best In Show at least five times at this location.   

In show D, judge Randy picks Jeremy's Netherland Dwarf as the Best In Show.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

A Great Day for Wool Breeds at Grand National


Grand National Livestock Show at Cow Palace is this weekend.  There are double all breed shows on Saturday and double all breed shows on Sunday.    Saturday brings great results for two wool breeds: French Angora and American Fuzzy Lop.

Betty on the right is the happy mama of the show A Best In Show winner and Carol on the left is the happy mama of the show B Best In Show winner.   

Judge Maddie from Michigan awards the Best In Show to Betty's French Angora colored senior doe.

Judge Adam of Ohio picks Carol's American Fuzzy Lop broken senior buck as the show B Best In Show.