Posts categorised: Showing Angoras

National Angora Stock Show 2019

National Angora Stock Show to be held on Sunday 12thMay 2019, at the usual venue: Wyken Community Centre, Westmorland Road, off Belgrave Road, Wyken, Coventry,CV2 5PY. Judge Mr Alan Cargo. The AGM will be held at 1pm lunchtime at this stock show on 12thMay. All proposals to be sent to myself or Lesley Hordon. My contact details… Read more »

Bradford Show 2019 -Show Angoras competition

Bradford small livestock show held 20/21 January at Doncaster racecourse Although there were six adults and one U/5 rabbit were entered only two adults and one U/5 were at the show. Due to the gap between entering and the show date, it is not always possible to predict what a rabbit might do in that… Read more »

Grooming for the show bench

I’m going to try and take you through the grooming until they are adults. I personally start grooming my babies about 6 weeks old,where I take them out and sort out the knots behind their necks. Then at 8 week to 9 weeks I take them out regularly, which is normally every other day, and… Read more »

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.