Is there anything that Angora wool can’t be used for? It was a delight to see some recipients had framed their 1992 Christmas cards made from Angora wool and pulp. I thought you might like to have a go, so here is the method.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Wool@j13 is a relatively new craft festival, held at Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, right next to the M6 motorway, Junction 13! This was the second year that the National Angora Club had been invited to take part. Sally May and Lesley Hordon took the Club’s wool for sale, and Sally demonstrated clipping Bunny and Elijah… Read more »
There can be problems with baby angora’s in the nest, so here is a quick post on what to look out for. Check for fur tangled around legs, or neck. This should be cut off as soon as you notice otherwise it could result in loss of a limb or death. It is important to… Read more »
If you are starting down the journey of owning an angora and want to start showing it is advisable to do some research before deciding to just turn up at a rabbit show to show your angora. You will need to be a member of the British Rabbit Council (BRC) and in order to find out… Read more »
Sometimes if a rabbit is not clipped every three months, they can get fur balls. You will notice the dropping joined together with fur. To solve this problem clip the rabbit and give a dose of liquid paraffin, or pineapple juice. This should break down the fur and pass it through the rabbit. If you need… Read more »
Our Angora rabbits are house rabbits. Josie is a smoke and Winnie is a sooty fawn. They are both from Sally May. They are real characters and we love them to bits.
If you are planning on showing an angora, you will need to have a large ceramic bowl, this is to ensure that their face furnishings are not covered in food debris when they are eating. This does not mean that you have to fill the bowl up. Plastic bowls tend to get chewed by rabbits and this… Read more »
Eyes should be clear and bright. If Bucks get runny eyes, then wash out the eye in case it has something in it. Check the teeth as teeth problems can cause runny eyes. Check when you last administered Ivomectin (for mite control) if longer than two months it could be the cause. Clip the back of… Read more »
If the rabbit does not come forward for its food at feeding time, there could be a problem. Check the water bottle to see if it is working properly, rabbits will not eat if they don’t have access to water. Bottles can get clogged or jammed. Next take the rabbit out and see if there is any obvious… Read more »