We’ve known Brett Wicker and his family for several years now and we were horrified to learn a few months back that a young man in the prime of his life — and just a great all-around human being — had been diagnosed with metastasized cancer. With the leadership of Brett’s good friends at Autumn . . . → Read More: Support the Wicker family and get a great breeding at the same time!
I’m sitting here today as the parent of a newly minted high school freshman. So far, so good. I think it’s safe to say that Sammy’s parents were at least as nervous about him making the big jump up yesterday as he was. At the moment though I’m just enjoying the fact that for the . . . → Read More: Thank you!
Some time over the past couple of weeks we officially passed the halfway mark of our 2013 birthing season. That is to say that there are now more crias on the ground romping around the pastures than there are due females in our maternity pens. I can’t honestly tell you when it was, or the . . . → Read More: Life as a blur
CCNF Ladyhawke: Snowmass Incaaccoyo Star x CCNF Isabeau
We are proud to present the second of our two females that we are consigning to the 2013 Breeders Edge auction: CCNF Ladyhawke! Just like our other female at the upcoming sale, CCNF Andean Majesty, Ladyhawke has some serious genetic heavyweights in her pedigree.
Paternally she . . . → Read More: CCNF Ladyhawke, Lot #5 at the Breeders Edge
CCNF Andean Majesty: Snowmass Matrix Majesty x CCNF Andean Silk
We’re putting animals into an alpaca auction in Virginia…in the month of August. Hmm, why the sense of deja vu?
As those of you that have followed our ups and downs over the years may recall, we were fortunate for several years (2008 . . . → Read More: CCNF Andean Majesty, Lot #33 at the Breeders Edge
We arrived home at midday today to find that all was more or less calm on the farm. This after being away at the Priority sale in Las Vegas since Wednesday of last week. I’m now sitting here contemplating the weekend that just was while the snow quietly falls outside (they’re saying we could get . . . → Read More: Thank You Priority!
CCNF Solara at last fall's Empire Extravaganza.
Though we always miss the mountains of Vermont when we’re on the road, I can’t say that we’re missing the cold back home one iota! We heard that the temperatures topped off at -13 yesterday at CCNF, so even though it was only in the 50s when . . . → Read More: Live from Las Vegas!
We are proud to officially announce our participation in the upcoming Priority Alpaca Auction, taking place on Jan 25th & 26th in Las Vegas, NV! Having checked out the sale a couple of years ago just as attendees, we know what a first class event Silver Penn Sales and TnT Farms puts on there. The . . . → Read More: Vegas Baby!
TKO's King of the Ladies
For those of you that might not be aware, the Quechua Benefit will be holding its annual charity auction and dinner tomorrow evening in conjunction with the Futurity. This is the organization’s major fundraising event of every calendar year and with the donated help of the good folks at . . . → Read More: Quechua Benefit Charity Auction in Nebraska Tomorrow!
Sorry not to have posted anything for several days now, we (sans children) have been away in the mythical land of fairy tales and excess: Las Vegas, NV. The official reason for the trip was to see what the scene was like at the Priority auction being put on by several folks in this business . . . → Read More: Back to Reality