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

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An appreciation of an old friend…

SHRA Virtual’s Reality in the summer of 2001, soon after arriving here at her new home as a juvenile. Insets: Reality posing later in ’01 with her loot from that year’s AOBA National Show, and looking rather pissed off at me in August 2012 as she nurses a newborn CCNF Magistrate.

With heavy hearts . . . → Read More: An appreciation of an old friend…

Letting go…

Snowmass Legacy Gold in 2007 at Tripping Gnome Farm.

There were some heavy hearts around here late yesterday afternoon. Though we had known it was coming for quite some time, yesterday was a tough one as we finally made the decision to put down both Legacy Gold and 5P Cangalli.

LG, who had lost . . . → Read More: Letting go…

PPeruvian Senora, RIP

Senora in 2004: she was just getting warmed up!

We lost our herd elder on Friday night. PPeruvian Senora (the 2 “Ps” signifying that she was part of the second Peruvian importation into the US in 1993) had joined us already a well-aged lady — in alpaca years — back in 02/03 as part . . . → Read More: PPeruvian Senora, RIP

A tough pill to swallow, CCNF in mourning

We promote this blog as being, amongst other things, a candid window into our life here on the farm. Well, welcome to the dark side. We lost our beloved Tessora last night around 11 PM, the presumed cause of death (pending necropsy results) was complications from a nasty and apparently virulent inner ear infection. This . . . → Read More: A tough pill to swallow, CCNF in mourning

An Appreciation of an Old Friend, SuperNova May 8, 2001 – July 26, 2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our talismanic Champion Herdsire, SuperNova, a beloved member of the extended family here at CCNF. The cause of death was complications from intestinal cancer.

Little did we know when we purchased a beautiful (and barely pregnant) Sunbeam Alpine from our friends Al and Dawn . . . → Read More: An Appreciation of an Old Friend, SuperNova May 8, 2001 – July 26, 2010