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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…

Early Summer Roundup

Unloading the mental desk drawer of the CCNF blogger while wondering which alpaca female it is that I forgot to get bred this morning…’cause it’s that time of year.

Bombing around the Norwegian fjords north of the Arctic Circle, Sam and Jen forgot their sunglasses before we all went up on deck. They can . . . → Read More: Early Summer Roundup

Fall Transitions

Jen and I got to spend an amazing 5 days with Ole Erik and Laila Sjøli and their wonderful kids in Norway last week. Their farm, Alpacajoy of Norway, had purchased several animals from us over the past couple of years and this was a chance to both hang with our new friends as well . . . → Read More: Fall Transitions

CCNF Abby Rose, Lot #9 at the Breeders Edge Sale

CCNF Abby Rose, Grey Female Champion at the 2015 North American Alpaca Show.

It seems to be every couple of years now that we have to dust off the old, “Cas-Cad-Nac Farm doesn’t really breed greys alpacas, do we?” line as we then go on to either privately list or consign to an auction, . . . → Read More: CCNF Abby Rose, Lot #9 at the Breeders Edge Sale

Making our way (slowly) up and over, AKA: Adventures in Exportation

This past week was a bit of a crazy one here for the Lutz clan at CCNF. Two separate trips into Canada (the second of which involved hauling alpacas), one snow day for our kids, and one stubborn-ass three day Nor’Easter storm later, we are now all good though!

This whole adventure had its genesis . . . → Read More: Making our way (slowly) up and over, AKA: Adventures in Exportation

To Norway, with love.

Amidst all of the craziness of the past month, one of the coolest things we got to do, was to host the Sjøli family of Alpacajoy of Norway here at the farm during the first week of April! Laila we had met for the first time briefly last year when she and her colleague, Rolf . . . → Read More: To Norway, with love.