Posts categorised: General interest

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting for the National Angora Club is to be held at 1pm at the stock show venue at Wyken Coomunity Centre, Westmorland Rd, Wyken,Coventry  Please send any items for the agenda to myself or Lesley Hordon. There will be a 3 star and a 1 star stock show.Written by Chris Hamilton Secretary

Otitis – ear problems

Ear problems are  common in angoras and Otitis is very common in Lops. If it is left untreated internally it may cause head tilt and can lead on to cause a respiratory infection. This inner ear infection can be diagnosed with an x-ray or CT scan. Externa Otitis can be treated with topical anit-microbials. Not… Read more »

For the beginner

First make sure you have the time to spare on this lovely breed, as it does need a good bit of your time to keep them fit for the show. Get in touch with the Secretary of the breed and ask for the address of a breeder near you so that you can go and… Read more »

Things to avoid feeding

Do not feed your angora rabbits the following food types as these are harmful to them Yew Nightshade purple flower or white Spurge Fools parsley Feverfew Lords and ladies Aconite Anemone Arum Autumn crocus Bellandona Corn Cockle Docks Dog Mercury Elder Figwort or Pilewort Corn Flag Henbane Oak Bryony with berries Pimpernels Laburnum Hemlock Buttercup… Read more »

Presentation by Phil Stone

When our secretary asked for items, articles or even letters for the Year Book at the end of the Annual General Meeting. I wondered whether this may be the place to make a plea to members exhibiting their Angoras for a little more show preparation.  This last year I have handled quite a number of… Read more »

Angora rabbit general health

If you own an Angora rabbit, it is important to ensure that it is being kept in a healthy condition at all times. Here are some basics to check. Weight and body condition As you pick up your Angora rabbit to examine it, check the weight and examine the body for lumps, abnormalities, wounds, cuts, bald… Read more »