Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Show B Angora Judging at King City

Show B Angora judge is David Cardinal of Wisconsin.   

Jordan Miner works as judge's assist for his judge's license.

English Angora colored senior bucks are being judged.

The most impressive coats belong to the English Angora colored senior does.

Jordan and judge David work on the English Angora colored senior doe class.  

Now on the table are the French Angora bucks.

The French Angora colored senior bucks are being compared.

The colored senior buck goes on to win the BOS.

For a list of winners, go to:

Friday, October 04, 2019

Show A French Angora and Satin Angora Judging at King City

After the English Angora are taken off the table, the French Angora are now in the coops.

One of the colored senior bucks being examined. 

Judge Misty has many breeds including commercial breeds, to do well under her, it's extremely important to have a good body.  

The first place colored junior buck gets excellent comments, mama Carolyn is very pleased.

Yes, that's a good body.

The colored senior doe is on the table, on the left are the Satin Angora waiting to be judged.

Judge Misty compares the colored senior buck and ….

...colored senior doe and the BOB goes to the colored senior doe and the BOS goes to the colored senior buck.

Judge Misty is working on the white Satin Angora.

That's a very nice junior Satin Angora.

The black junior Satin Angora is even nicer, and...

...she gets the BOB.   Mama Casey is happy.

For a list of winners, go to:

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Show A English Angora Judging at King City

The English Angora are in the judging coops ready for the show A judge.

Show A judge is Misty Polasik of CA.

Judge Misty is examining the white junior doe, her daughter Abigail clerks.

Judge Misty is working on the colored senior buck class.

Judge Misty blows into the wool.

Judge Misty comments.

Judge Misty moves to the colored senior doe class.

And this is judge Misty's choice, BOB goes to the colored senior doe.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Best of the Best and Best Fur/Wool Competition at King City

Central Coast Rabbit Club has an ad offering cash prize for Best of Best In Show, Best of the Best Fur, Best In Show and Reserve In Show.   It's not a common practice in rabbit shows to offer cash prize.  Normally it's trophy, a rosette, a chair, a blanket, a bag, …   It looks very exciting.     

In show A, Betty's English Angora won Best In Show, in show B, Betty's French Angora won Best In Show.   This is very unusual for two Angoras each to win a Best In Show out of the two shows.   Mama Betty is happy!

After the show B Best In Show is done, it's time to do Best of Best Fur, on the table are these six or seven Best Breed Fur winners plus the two Angoras that are not shown in this picture.   Allen Mesick and Louis Potter are the judges, shown in the picture is Allen.

The two judges' choice is Betty's English Angora.

The last judging of the day is the "Best of Best In Show" or short "Best of the Best".   Gathering the Best In Show rabbits from Friday night all breed show and specialty shows, Saturday two open shows and two youth shows, judges Mike Avesing of IA and David Cardinal of Wisconsin along with judge's assist Alan Rafferty make their choice.  And the winner is Betty's French Angora.

Betty's English Angora and French Angora basically won the entire enchilada!  It's a wonderful and unusual day.   Is mama Betty getting rich from the cash prizes?  Unfortunately the answer is NO.    The ad specifies that there is a minimum of 2000 entries required, but there isn't 2000 entries thus no cash prize.    Still it's a great day!


Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Open Top Winners at King City

Central Coast Rabbit Club holds one all breed show on Friday night, September 27, 2019 and double all breed shows on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Judge David Cardinal awards the Friday night all breed Best In Show to Louis's Netherland Dwarf. 

The Reserve In Show on Friday night goes to the Holland Lop shown by Nicole and Debbie.   Lindsey is the judge's assist to David.

Judge Misty Polasik awards the Saturday show A Best In Show to Betty's English Angora.

Reserve In Show in show A goes to Kelly's Tan.

Judge Mike Avesing with judge's assist Alan Rafferty award the show B Best In Show to Betty's French Angora.

Show B Reserve In Show goes to Louis's English Spot.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Angoras Sweep Best In Show at King City on Saturday

Central Coast Rabbit Association holds the second annual all breed shows at King City on Saturday, September 29, 2019.

English Angora Fawndella is growing into a pretty young lady and she goes to the Central Coast Rabbit Club show at King City and ...

… in show A judge Misty recognizes her beauty and awarded her the Best In Show.  

French Angora Indigo Girl is no stranger to winning Best In Show, she was the double Best In Show winner at the Big Valley RA show two weeks ago.   She also goes to King City, riding along with Fawndella and others, and ...  show B, judge Mike Avesing of IA along with judge's assist Alan Rafferty award the Best In Show to Indigo Girl.    This is Indigo Girl's third Best In Show win in two weeks; she also has two Reserve In Show and a specialty Best In Show wins.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Life Cycle of a Night Blooming Cereue

The bud starts very little.

Some buds grow but some would not make it.  We started with 5 buds, 3 developed.  

This bud is growing and looks very healthy.

As the name suggested, Night Blooming Cereus only bloom at night.   

As the night falls, the bud started opening up.

A partially bloomed Cereus.


It opens up further.

The flower is in full bloom.  The air would be full of a jasmine like fragrant smell.

When delight comes, the flower started to wilt.

Before noon comes, it's The End.

Night Blooming Cereus is quite common in humid and warm climate such as Hawaii but not as common in California.  To learn more about this beauty, go to: