Posts categorised: General interest

Dennis Sutton tribute

Dennis Sutton 1st February 1935 – 28th October 2016 Dennis began his working life as a rural studies teacher and sports coach. He was a Duke of Edinburgh Award assessor, running courses at local youth clubs, and was Chairman of the Yorkshire Schools Athletic Association. He started two rugby clubs at both his schools which… Read more »

Fur and Feather

Fur and feather magazine has been publishing for many years and is the voice of the fancy, as they say. It is also the official journal of the British Rabbit Council (BRC) and is published and printed by Printing for Pleasure Ltd. Here you can read show reports, forthcoming shows, many interesting articles regarding clubs, rabbit health,… Read more »

Angora rabbit cuteness overload

Angora rabbits are special. They are beautiful animals and are generally mild natured, have super soft woollen coats and they are ever so adorable when they are babies. It is just as well that they continue to be adorable into adulthood, as they can live to the age of 10!  Angora rabbits are fun, well… Read more »

British Rabbit Council

The British Rabbit Council was formed to protect, further and co-ordinate the interests of all British Rabbit Breeders; to assist and extend the exhibition of rabbits; to influence, advice, co-operate with Central and Local Authorities, Departments, Education and other Committees and Schools in promoting the extension  of the breeding of rabbits, and to promote and… Read more »

History of the NAC (UK)

The National Angora Club was founded in 1963 and was created from the amalgamation of the United Angora Rabbit Club (UARC) and the British Angora Rabbit Society (BARS).  From its inception the president of the club was Mrs Barbara Pratley (Willowbank).  She is one of the breed’s most influential figures both from a exhibition and… Read more »

NAC social media update

You can follow us on Twitter: @angora_club or on Facebook: National Angora Rabbit Club (UK) for regular updates and feeds from the website or sign up to these direct via the Rich Site Summary (RSS) feed. Twitter Open group which anyone can follow and for the UK National Angora Club, for all those who care about… Read more »

Equipment for an Angora Rabbitry- from 40 years ago.

The primary need before the purchase of stock is housing. Any hutches designed for a medium-sized breed will suitably accommodate Angoras. A single rabbit needs a hutch two feet square and not less than 21” in height. Breeding hutches should not be less than three feet by two feet. A very practical idea is to… Read more »