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

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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

Oh, Brother: CCNF Nativity Lot #14 at the Futurity Sale!

We are thrilled to announce that our young Champion male, CCNF Nativity, has been consigned to the upcoming Futurity alpaca sale, which will be held on April 18th in Kansas City, MO! For those that are not already aware, Nativity is the full sibling of 2012 Futurity Judges’ Choice winner, CCNF Elixir, and the maternal . . . → Read More: Oh, Brother: CCNF Nativity Lot #14 at the Futurity Sale!

A brief appreciation of Magical Farms

We were out at Magical Farms’ final Breeders Choice sale about 10 days ago, an annual event which we have always made a point to attend whenever possible. There is no denying that it all felt a little bittersweet this time around though, knowing that we were saying a final goodbye to a farm that . . . → Read More: A brief appreciation of Magical Farms

Go west young man!

CCNF Legionnaire will now carry forth his family’s legacy to Oregon and Colorado!

Congratulations and a huge thank you to Daryl and Shirley Krause of Amber Autumn Alpacas and Marc and Sharon Milligan of Red Granite Ranch for their joint purchase of CCNF Legionnaire, this past weekend at the 2014 Breeders Edge sale! We . . . → Read More: Go west young man!

Legitimate Contender

TGF Legit at the 2013 Empire Extravaganza.

It is no secret that we are good friends with Ryen and Ursula Munro, the former owners of Tripping Gnome Farm Alpacas. Our two farms also shared a very close business relationship in recent years, owning several of our most prominent Herdsires together, and we were almost . . . → Read More: Legitimate Contender

CCNF Legionnaire at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction

Top: Jennifer and Legionnaire with Judges Arturo Peña and Kevin O’Leary at the 2013 Empire Extravaganza. Bottom: Legionnaire’s fleece, February 2014.

Cas-Cad-Nac Farm is thrilled to announce that we will be offering our superlative young Champion and Judges’ Choice Herdsire, CCNF Legionnaire, as lot #7 at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction, hosted as always . . . → Read More: CCNF Legionnaire at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction

Making the fleece rounds…

The temperatures in northern New England have been fairly rude for the past month. Amongst other things, it has meant that the sartorial choices of those of us that work the farm have tended to be long on comfort and short on style, though the cold has not been entirely devoid of redeeming qualities. Parasites . . . → Read More: Making the fleece rounds…

A tale of two cousins: CCNF Defiance & Spirit Wind’s Maestro

Defiance & Sammy at the 2013 NAAS and Maestro with his human parents, Jerry & Karin Young of Spirit Wind Farm at last October’s Empire show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have finally got the write-ups done on two of our young up and coming Herdsires: . . . → Read More: A tale of two cousins: CCNF Defiance & Spirit Wind’s Maestro