Buy the latest copy of Country Smallholding magazine to read an article by Lee Connor featuring Lesley Hordon and Richard Grindey-Banks, who are our National Angora Club Members. The three page article covers the role of Angora rabbits in wool production and exhibition. Care, housing, clipping and grooming are featured, along with advice on choosing… Read more »
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Fur is flying everywhere – Angoras are the cause: we eat it in our sandwiches, It’s sticking to our jaws. Jackets all have woolly linings, Skirts with silky threads are shining… It is a tangled web they weave – Where they get you’d never believe! Its quite an adventure sucking a toffee – Long threads… Read more »
This year we have had to cancel our Swindon Stock Show and AGM twice now due to Covid 19. So a decision was made to hold a virtual show with the judge still being Sarah Elliott. The show date was Sunday 14th June 2020 with closing dates for entries on the 11th June at 6pm…. Read more »
It is important for baby Angora rabbits once they start to eat hard food and greens for themselves to be able to offer them a wide variety of suitable food types to ensure they have that balanced diet and grow up to be healthy. Check out a previous post on feeding for more details.
Source: Historic archives of NAC yearbooks
Subscriptions are now due for 2019. New members are £7, existing renewals, juniors and seniors are £5. Anyone is welcome to join the National Angora Club who is interested in angora rabbits.
Mistywood Stud is the angora stud of Judy Connolly. Judy Connolly has been a member of the National Angora Club for many years, she is a breeder judge and at the height of her showing period mainly showed white and Chinchilla Angoras. She is still breeding in a smaller way now, and can be seen… Read more »
Hi All, I hope you all enjoying your angoras. At last we have confirmation for next years stock shows. The Bradford Championships 2019 The Bradford Champs will be the venue for the next Products Show on Saturday 19thJanuary 2019. Judge Mrs Chris Hamilton. Address: Lazarus Exhibition Hall, Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN2 6BB…. Read more »
I was sorry to hear the sad news that Ray Whitcombe has died. He was a lovely man who did a huge amount of work for the National Angora Club over the years when he worked as secretary in the 60s and then a few years ago until ill health made him give up. He… Read more »
Our new badges have arrived. Anyone who would like one please contact Sally May through the contacts page and the price per badge £4 plus £1 postage. These are pin badges but sew on ones are also available.