Posts categorised: General interest

AGM 26th May 2019

National Angora Club AGM Held at 1pm on 26thMay 2019 at Wyken Community Centre, Westmoreland Rd, Coventry, CV2 5BP. Present. Mrs C. Hamilton (Secretary), Mrs L Hordon (Chair), Mrs S May (Treasurer), Mrs S Sutton (Vice President), Mrs J Connolly, Mrs Y Hobbs-Fothergill, Mr Richard Grindey-Banks, Mr Rob Grindey-Banks, Mr A Wright, Mr M Fox,… Read more »

A Tail of delight

I bought a doe from Lesley Mated to a winning buck. (I wanted something nice to show And thought I’d try my luck). I put her in a roomy hutch  Without disturbing her too much, I fed her on the best of fare And told her just how much I care. After a month (her… Read more »

Is my rabbit an Angora?

The National Angora Club are often contacted by people who have bought or rescued a fluffy rabbit, and have been told that it is an Angora. It can be difficult for rescues, pet shops and others not familiar with Angoras to tell the difference between different breeds of long haired rabbits. The Club are willing… Read more »

Fibre-East and British Wool Show 2019

The National Angora Club had stands at two craft festivals in July and August this year. Fibre-East took place at Redbourne School, Ampthill, Bedford on 27th July, after a very hot week. Thankfully the temperature dropped so it was safe to bring Cheyenne, the Smoke Angora. Anne demonstrated spinning pure Angora on the wheel, whilst… Read more »

Natural angora rabbit products

This years woolfest was a great success and the National Angora Club was there with a whole range of natural Angora rabbit products from their members. A few images below of the stand and a thank you to Leslie and Sandra for all their work on the stand.

Keeping cool this summer

You will need to take extra care this summer with your Angora rabbits due to the continued good weather we are having in parts of the UK. High summer temperatures can cause severe dehydration, over heating and health problems for animals especially woolly ones. Top 10 approaches to keeping your Angora rabbits cool in hot… Read more »

Wool@J13 Show 2019

Visitors to Staffordshire’s Wool @ J13 festival on 18 & 19 May 2019 can expect heaps of wool and yarn-related fun this year – including challenges aimed at getting visitors to pick up some needles and give knitting a try. 

General advice on keeping Angora rabbits

If your rabbit doesn’t come forward for its feed, time to check for problem teeth, worms or any other obvious problems. This time of year if it’s warm during the day, mites are about. Time to check backs of necks for knots or any obvious signs of scratching. Clip knots and treat with ivomec. Check again in… Read more »