We are pleased to announce that two of our young Herdsires, Champions MFI & KVR’s Mint Mo Money and his somewhat lesser known stablemate, CCNF Sucrose, have both achieved their first confirmed pregnancies within the past week! Turns out that the breeding frenzy that the boys of the CCNF Stud Barn were on in the . . . → Read More: Rise of the Rookie Herdsires
Unloading the mental desk drawer of the CCNF blogger while wondering which alpaca female it is that I forgot to get bred this morning…’cause it’s that time of year.
Bombing around the Norwegian fjords north of the Arctic Circle, Sam and Jen forgot their sunglasses before we all went up on deck. They can . . . → Read More: Early Summer Roundup
CCNF Leviathan: now residing at Stillmeadow Farm in Stonington, CT!
Our deepest gratitude to everyone that both purchased and bid on our three lots this past weekend at the Parade of Champions auction! Our friends Pamela Brewster and Sylvie Romingol of Stillmeadow Farm Alpacas in Connecticut ended up being the winning bidders on CCNF . . . → Read More: Thank You!
CCNF Elixir at A Paca Fun Farm in Maryland. Photo by Bari Padgett
The headline really kind of covers it, don’t you think?
The details though: as of July 1st, 2016, CCNF Elixir, our beige Futurity Champion and Judges’ Choice winner — whom we co own with our friends the Padgett family at A . . . → Read More: CCNF Elixir to be closed for future outside breedings.
CCNF Leviathan (CCNF Capuchin x CCNF Elixir)
And then…there is this guy. CCNF Leviathan represents perhaps the most advanced animal we have ever offered for sale over our 19+ years of breeding alpacas. He is the amalgam of some pretty exciting genetic alchemy that really got cooking here some 13 years ago with the . . . → Read More: 2016 Parade of Champions, Lot #16: CCNF Leviathan
CCNF Adelia (CCNF Lilah x Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna)
CCNF Adelia is the second female that we have consigned to upcoming Parade of Champions sale! Sired by 2015 Futurity Herdsire of the Year, Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna, Adelia is also a member of the famed PPeruvian Jesusa/CCNF Magdalena line on her mom’s side. In fact, I . . . → Read More: 2016 Parade of Champions, Lot #52: CCNF Adelia
CCNF Antebellum (CCNF Bellisima x Snowmass Matrix Majesty).
We have consigned three animals to the upcoming Parade of Champions sale, this year being held on June 4th, again at beautiful Little Creek Farm/Accoyo America in North Salem, NY. In an industry that has had to get decidedly leaner and meaner in recent times, the . . . → Read More: 2016 Parade of Champions, Lot #4: CCNF Antebellum
Last week we had the first 2 of our 3 shearing days here at at the farm. Proceedings got under way on Thursday with the entire population of the CCNF Main Barn — virtually all of the 2015 birth class, our yearling males, and our spring show critters, male and female — getting trucked uphill . . . → Read More: Naked Alpacas
We have come to love Harrisburg, PA and the Pennsylvania Farm Show complex that has been the home of the Mapaca Jubilee show for the past 15 years. That venue has hosted both some of our biggest initial show victories (CCNF Archangel’s first Championship in 2004, and his younger sister Magdalena’s 2 years later, after . . . → Read More: CCNF at the 2016 Mapaca Jubilee and some early POC stuff!
There are so many things we could talk about, having come home late last Saturday from the new double show that was the North American Alpaca Show & Northeast Alpaca Expo. Let me say right off the bat though, that while we heard some chatter from various friends and colleagues that not everyone in Springfield . . . → Read More: Cas-Cad-Nac Farm at the NAAS/NAE: Elixirs Are Wild