IAN & JENNIFER LUTZ
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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!

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 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

Some sequels are worthy of the original.

We are not normally in the habit of making frequent birth announcements here at CCNF Chronicles for the simple reason that if we did so regularly, this blog might be little else, what with 70+ little farts being born here each year. However, it is not everyday that the cria in question is the full . . . → Read More: Some sequels are worthy of the original.

CCNF Skyhawk moves on to bigger and better things!

CCNF Skyhawk winning his 3rd Black Color Championship (and 5th banner overall) at the recently held NEAOBA Fall Alpaca Show in Syracuse, NY.

We want to thank the partnership of Barbara and Joe Crocco of Copper Star Alpaca Farm, Lennie and Sue Foss of Elf-Paca Meadows, and Chuck and Elaine Gerber of Woodland Meadow . . . → Read More: CCNF Skyhawk moves on to bigger and better things!

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…

Taking a deeper look.

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.

Thank You!

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 to be closed for future outside breedings.

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.