IAN & JENNIFER LUTZ
490 WHEELER CAMP RD
PERKINSVILLE, VT 05151
802-263-5740

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Two Very Special Females for the Priority Auction in Las Vegas!

CCNF Rainbow Pulse, Lot #10 at the Priority Alpaca Auction.

We are very excited to announce that we are returning to the Priority auction in Las Vegas as consignors for the first time in several years! Needless to say though, this is not our first rodeo and I will be the first to admit . . . → Read More: Two Very Special Females for the Priority Auction in Las Vegas!

A new partnership with an old friend!

CCNF Rise Up at the 2017 NEAOBA Alpaca Fall Spectacular.

We are thrilled to announce that Bari Padgett of Paragon Alpacas (and A Paca Fun Farm) now co-owns our yearling Herdsire, CCNF Rise Up (CCNF Eternal Rose x CCNF Elixir), with us! A key cog in our 2017 show team, Rise Up was/is part . . . → Read More: A new partnership with an old friend!

Little Man Living Large: CCNF Sentinel getting ready for big things in Germany!

Sentinel and his new owner, Cornelia Kerscher of Sun Star Alpacas, at the CCNF Main Barn in September.

We are thrilled to officially announce that our young future Herdsire, CCNF Sentinel, is headed to Sun Star Alpacas in Germany! His journey, which will wind its way through Canada, as it so often does when . . . → Read More: Little Man Living Large: CCNF Sentinel getting ready for big things in Germany!

Ending the 2017 Show Season on a High Note.

This past weekend brought to a close what was unquestionably one of our best years ever on the alpaca show circuit. Some of that is of course down to 20 years of experience breeding these amazing animals though undeniably, in order for 2017 to have gone as well as it did, the genetic stars also . . . → Read More: Ending the 2017 Show Season on a High Note.

Goodbye to alpaca sex for another year, prepping for the fall shows, and CCNF Chronicles’ 500th post!

A visual representation of some of the stages of blogging writer’s block…

And just like that, the birthing and breeding season came to an end here on October 1st! Though there are still a few females here for outside breedings that the fellas of the CCNF Stud Barn will have to work on, as . . . → Read More: Goodbye to alpaca sex for another year, prepping for the fall shows, and CCNF Chronicles’ 500th post!

On the end of birthing/breeding season, semi-empty nests, and Hurricane Irma.

Greetings from the far side of birthing season! Seems like just yesterday that Jen and I were coming up with breeding assignments — which Herdsires would breed with which females — for the 2017 season and that she and our herd manager, Kim Duprey, were staring down a list of some 75+ due females for . . . → Read More: On the end of birthing/breeding season, semi-empty nests, and Hurricane Irma.

CCNF At The 2017 AOA National Fleece Show

One for the future: CCNF Sentinel at the Cas-Cad-Nac Farm Arena in late June. Photo credit Kimberly Duprey.

Though for the past couple of years we have “attended” the AOA mid-summer soirees known formally as the National Fleece Conferences in person, in truth what we really did on both occasions was drop off our . . . → Read More: CCNF At The 2017 AOA National Fleece Show

CCNF Dreadnought: Rookie Got Game!

CCNF Dreadnought at the 2017 North American Alpaca Show.

We are pleased to announce that our rookie Herdsire and newly-minted AOA National Fleece Show Fawn Champion Male, CCNF Dreadnought, has achieved his first confirmed pregnancies here at CCNF! This is very good thing creating real clarity going forward, particularly for yours truly who manages . . . → Read More: CCNF Dreadnought: Rookie Got Game!

Thank You to Foster’s Trail & Alpaca Farm and Nuevo Mundo Alpaca!

CCNF Adanna (left) and CCNF Charmaine.

Many thanks to Susan & Peter Goodwin of Foster’s Trail & Alpaca Farm for their purchase of CCNF Adanna and to Elizabeth Ferguson and Jose Palma of Nuevo Mundo Alpaca for their purchase of CCNF Charmaine, both at the 2017 Parade of Champions Auction last weekend! Each of . . . → Read More: Thank You to Foster’s Trail & Alpaca Farm and Nuevo Mundo Alpaca!

CCNF Adanna, CCNF Charmaine, and the Parade of Champions Auction: Closing Arguments

Hey, did you here that there’s an alpaca auction in 5 days? Truthfully, given the way we and our fellow consignors have been carpet bombing the various electronic mediums of alpacadom, if you still aren’t aware of the upcoming Parade of Champions sale, to be held this coming Friday/Saturday at Little Creek Farm in North . . . → Read More: CCNF Adanna, CCNF Charmaine, and the Parade of Champions Auction: Closing Arguments