Posts categorised: Showing Angoras

2018 Newsletter for National Angora Club

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 »

London Championship show 2018

The National Angora Club (NAC) held a stock show at the London championship show last weekend. Sadly there were only four entries and one of them was absent. The judge for the stock show was Geoff Boot. Foxwood stud had the best angora with their u/5 white. Clover stud had best adult with their chocolate doe… Read more »

Memories from the October 2004 Stock Show

The 2004 Stock Show Best In  Show was Val Downer (Arundel Stud) magnificent white.  Val was a very successful established breeder for many years, and well known amongst Angora Fanciers, she lived in Surrey and was a a leading figure in the Worplesdon club. Sadly Val dies a few years ago, but she had some… Read more »

Breeding rabbits for show

If you have acquired a pair of angoras (buck and doe) from a reputable breeder and you have checked that they are up to the standard set by the British Rabbit Council (BRC), are old enough (about eight months upwards) and are fit and well. Then you introduce the doe to the bucks cage. If… Read more »

Awards for winning

There are various awards upon winning an angora show including trophies, certificates, cups, stars and rosettes. However, it is not just about the winning, it is important to take part and support the shows to ensure that the English Angora rabbit profile is maintained as well as the breed standard.

Showing angora rabbits

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 »

Going for gold

Some facts about showing your rabbit 1. An Angora rabbit has a short show life. The whites especially are only at their best four about four months. So you will have to keep breeding so that you can have continuity. The coloured can sometimes be shown after the first coat has been removed but this… Read more »

2018 National Angora Club Stock Shows

The 2018 National Angora Club Stock Show will be held on Sunday 27th May at Wyken Community Centre, Westmorland Road, off Belgrave Road, Wyken, Coventry, CV2 5PY. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at this show at 1pm at the show. Please send proposals or items for agenda to Christine Hamilton or Lesley Hordon. The… Read more »

How to become a three star judge

If you are wanting to take more of an active role in the showing of angora rabbits then here is a brief guide to becoming a 3* judge. 3* judges fall into four categories, Fancy, Lop, Fur and Rex. The ultimate goal is to become a 3* judge in all four categories but this takes time, a… Read more »