Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Show B and Show C Best In Show Judging at Cloverdale

Judge Melissa Magee presides the Best In Show judging in show B.

BOB English Angora being examined by judge Melissa.


Show C Best In Show judge is Alan Rafferty.

Judge Alan examining the BOB English Angora.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Show A Best In Show Judging at Cloverdale

Show A Best In Show judge is Maddie Pratt of Michigan.

BOB English Spot.   Look at me!  Pick me, pick me, I am the Best!

Am I cute?   English and French Angoras are on the table in the background.

English Spot escapee is being put back to his coop.  

Judge Maddie examines the BOB French Angora.

It's the BOB English Angora's term to be considered.

Neither of the Angoras caught the judge's attention, the Best In Show goes to Kelly's Lilac...

… and the Reserve In Show goes to Carol;s 

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Show C Angora Judging at Cloverdale

Show C judge is Lauralee Erbe.

Judge Lauralee is checking on an English Angora colored buck that has a shorter coat.

The animated French Angora colored senior buck is putting a smile on judge's face.

The winner of the French Angora colored senior buck goes to the one with a bit more developed coat.

For a list of class winners, go to:

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Show B Angora Judging at Cloverdale

Show B judge is Alan Rafferty.   Carol, Jill, Stephanie are all watching.

An young English Angora white buck is on the table.

Judge Alan checking wool on the English Angora.

Colored senior doe always have the most coat.

Judge Alan checking the French Angora broken junior buck.  In other breeds there are solid and broken varieties but in Angora broken is shown in the colored variety as Angora only has white and colored varieties.

In the judging coops from right to left are the French Angora colored senior buck, colored (broken) junior buck, colored senior does and judge Alan is checking the colored junior doe.  

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Show A Angora Judging at Cloverdale

Bright and early, judge Cathy has the English Angora on the table.   Stephanie and Ann are watching and chatting.  

These cute English Angora white juniors are putting a smile on judge Cathy's face.


Though the juniors are cute, the winners have to be the full coated seniors.

French Angora are now on the table.   In the far background are Jill and Stephanie talking to some observers.

French Angora are treasured for having abundance of guard hairs protruding over the underwool.


Carol is clerking for Cathy, on the table is a French Angora chocolate junior doe.  

For a list of class winners, go to:

Monday, January 13, 2020

Open Top Winners at Cloverdale

California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold tripe all breed shows at Cloverdale, CA on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

In show A, judge Maddie from MI awards the Best In Show to Kelly's Lilac.

Show A Reserve In Show goes to Carol's American Fuzzy Lop.

In show B, judge Melissa picks Fran's Dutch as the Best In Show.

Reserve In Show in show B is Kelly's Lilac that won Best In Show in show A.

In show C, judge Alan selects the New Zealand shown by John and Karen.

Fran's Dutch that won show B Best In Show is now the Reserve In Show in show C.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Fun Time at Dixon

What's the occasion? Looks like fun.  Left to right are Carol W., Jill, Casey, Betty, Carolyn, Carol G. and Doug.  

It's Casey's birthday!  Carolyn is a terrific baker, she made the cake.

Carolyn serves the first slice of cake to Doug.

Betty and Casey have fun at the Satin Angora judging.

Casey and Carolyn have a fun time. We have two Carolyn's, this Carolyn is a FA breeder, different from the Carolyn who treats us with all sorts of sweets.   

Stephanie has a huge English Angora!

It's an optical illusion in the last photo, Stephanie's English Angora is still an itty bitty junior.