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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.

Cas-Cad-Nac Farm at the NAAS/NAE: Elixirs Are Wild

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

Maestro: another potential puzzle piece comes online…

Spirit Wind’s Maestro, Champion Fawn Male at the 2014 Futurity in Kansas City, MO.

We are happy to announce that as of earlier this week, our young Herdsire, Spirit Wind’s Maestro, now has his first confirmed pregnancy here at CCNF! We originally purchased Maestro from Jerry and Karin Young of Spirit Wind Farm & . . . → Read More: Maestro: another potential puzzle piece comes online…

CCNF at the 2015 NAAS

CCNF Precipice: Judges’ Choice Huacaya Male at the 2015 North American Alpaca Show.

So after weeks of walking — maybe that should be “walking” — somewhat recalcitrant juvi alpacas up and down our hill in an attempt to train them, the 2015 show schedule for us finally got under way. Amongst the many great . . . → Read More: CCNF at the 2015 NAAS