After many years in the fancy as a junior, (1999-2005), I came back to the rabbit world in 2018 after spending 9 years in Sydney, Australia doing the travelling “thing” as well as successfully building a recruitment agency so when I came back and settled in the UK, naturally I reached out to old friends… Read more »
Posts Tagged: White
Esau won Best in Show @Royal Welsh Show
Winners at Coventry Stock Show
Yvonne Hobbs Fothergill with her under 4 month old White doe, Best in Show in the 1* show judged by Rob Banks. Grindey and Banks with their under 5 month White doe, Best in Show in the Open and also in the 3* stock show judged by Christine Hamilton.
Know your litters when they arrive
Occasionally one of a litter turns out to be a complete mystery as regards colour and very possible not a colour that is kept in a particular rabbitry. It is likely, therefore, that it will not be recognisable to the less experienced angora breeder. This year I had two blue-creams in a litter of sooty-fawns and… Read more »
The breed standard of the white English Angora
The breed standard of the national club. Wool Quality Texture as silky as possible 30 points Wool Quantity and Length Even and full all over, clear to the skin 25 points Front Full and prominent on the chest and sides of the neck 10 points Head, Neck and Ears Broad short head. Short well woolled… Read more »
What to look for in a good Angora rabbit
Firstly, topside and its coat. If it is a young rabbit or 3 – 4 months it may not be clipped and if it hasn’t it may be said to be in ‘Show Coat’ which does not necessarily mean it is up to show standard, it simply means it has not been clipped. Either way… Read more »
Bradford Small Livestock Show 2018
Another great show for Angora breeders on the 21st and 22nd January 2018. There were three adults entered. Unfortunately Magickal Rabbits could not make it due to the weather.
English Angora rabbit colours
Today the English Angora rabbit is a medium-sized rabbit with an average weight of 6-8 lbs. It is not generally realised that Angora rabbits can be other than white (albino). In fact there are 15 recognised colours in the club breed standard, though some of the colours are now rare.
Celebration of the English Angora rabbit
This was a celebration montage of Monty the Blue English Angora rabbit who was an award winning Angora rabbit. He is featured here with a selection of crochet squares of Angora wool in sable, lilac, golden fawn, cinnamon (left hand side), brown grey, chocolate, cream and smoke(right hand side) with white (top) and blue (bottom).