Jen calibrating the OFDA 2000 in the fleece room of the CCNF Arena.
So this is really what it has come down to? As mid-life crisis acquisitions go, I suppose that the purchase of our own OFDA 2000 fiber testing machine is a constructive one at least. It’s certainly safer, better for the environment, . . . → Read More: Taking a deeper look.
We are proud to be consignors at the upcoming inaugural Snow Diamond Select Sale, taking place in scenic Bend, OR on October 7th and 8th! Obviously, when going to the trouble of shipping an auction animal clear across to the other side of the country, it behooves us to consign someone rather special to represent . . . → Read More: CCNF Acapella, Lot # 12 at the Snow Diamond Select Sale!
Hey, ever wonder why those that work in Washington, D.C. and have a choice in the matter, get the heck out of Dodge during the dog days of summer? The Lutz family became intimately familiar with the answer a couple of weeks back, while using the presence of the AOA National Fleece Conference and Show, . . . → Read More: CCNF at the 2016 AOA National Fleece Show
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