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
The Lutz family’s arrival back home at CCNF from the 2010 National Elite was staggered, just like our departure. Though by Monday night all were present and accounted for, at least physically anyway.
Though we did sell some of our alpacas at the auction on Saturday and in the process made several new happy clients . . . → Read More: OKC 2010: Some New Friends, Some Old Friends, and a Whole Mess of Empty Seats.
Last but so very far from least of our animals (as well as the final lot of the sale) is this member of a very prepotent maternal line from the CCNF foundation herd. Both Sugar Cube’s dam, Sugar Snow, and her older sister, Sugar Drop (a Messiah daughter on her paternal side) are locked into . . . → Read More: Cas-Cad-Nac Farm’s Consignments at the 2010 National Elite Alpaca Auction: Lot #70 CCNF Sugar Cube
When Dark Angel was born we initially thought we had a brown cria, though as she has matured and more white fibers have come into her fleece it has become clear that she will end up riding that line between being an indefinite dark or a modern grey. Though on paper one could argue that . . . → Read More: Cas-Cad-Nac Farm’s Consignments at the 2010 National Elite Alpaca Auction: Lot #67 CCNF Dark Angel
We’re back again after spending the last few days in the trenches getting our animals (and all the fleece displays for the entire lineup of 70 lots) packed up and on the road. Yours truly boards a plane to OKC tomorrow. Jen and the boys follow crack of dawn on Thursday. It’s on baby.
Please . . . → Read More: Cas-Cad-Nac Farm’s Consignments at the 2010 National Elite Alpaca Auction: Lot #59 CCNF Dulcinea
The story of this spectacular young Herdsire has its origins in our original partnership with Don & Julie Skinner on the North American Alpaca Stud. You see part of that deal in the summer of 2002 was the acquisition of 70 +/- females, many of them older imports that Julie had selected herself in Peru. . . . → Read More: Cas-Cad-Nac Farm’s Consignments at the 2010 National Elite Alpaca Auction: Lot #54 CCNF Sovereign Knight