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

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Breeding Specials Celebrating our 20th Year in the Month of April!

Some of the Herdsires whose stud services will be available throughout the month of April at a 20% discount (clockwise from upper left): CCNF Centurion, CCNF Sucrose, CCNF Magistrate, CCNF Precipice, Spirit Wind’s Maestro, CCNF Spittfire, and CCNF Dreadnought.

I had alluded to some special deals a while back when first blogging about the . . . → Read More: Breeding Specials Celebrating our 20th Year in the Month of April!

Snowmass Matrix Majesty Now Closed + Herdsires for Helping

I suppose that headline rather covers it, but just in case: Snowmass Matrix Majesty, our all-world Herdsire and 2013 & 2014 Futurity Herdsire of the Year is now, as of January 2017, closed for further outside stud service. The sire of countless Champions here at Cas-Cad-Nac Farm, his sons CCNF Centurion and CCNF Magistrate, among . . . → Read More: Snowmass Matrix Majesty Now Closed + Herdsires for Helping

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

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

Winding down while revving up…

Oh, we can almost smell it! “It,” in this particular case, being the end of the 2014 birthing season. In fact as I write this, there are only 6 females left at the Arena that are still due with their 2014 crias. This after starting the parade of birthing shenanigans back in May with a . . . → Read More: Winding down while revving up…

Breeding season in full swing…

A potent 1-2 genetic punch: Elixir and his not quite 2 year-old brother, Centurion, working in the maiden/open female group earlier this month at the CCNF Arena.

The Herdsires here at CCNF have been working at full bore for about a month now. Though we normally don’t get things going in that regard here . . . → Read More: Breeding season in full swing…

Snowmass Matrix Majesty: Back2Back

 

A very potent 1-2 punch! Left: Snowmass Matrix Majesty, the 2014 Futurity Herdsire of the Year (Dark Offspring), and right: Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna, the 2014 Futurity Reserve Herdsire of the Year (Dark Offspring).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s official: for . . . → Read More: Snowmass Matrix Majesty: Back2Back

2014 Futurity: CCNF Championships & 1st Place Finishes

Tired smiles from the Lutz family at the end of a long weekend. CCNF Centurion caps off our spring show season by winning both Champion White Huacaya Male and 2014 Futurity Judges’ Choice Huacaya Male! Man, can we go home now?

The title “Futurity Champion” brings with it perhaps more cachet than any other . . . → Read More: 2014 Futurity: CCNF Championships & 1st Place Finishes

2014 North American Alpaca Show: CCNF Championships & 1st Place Finishes

A clean sweep of the Judges’ Choice awards for 2 of our Snowmass Matrix Majesty yearlings! CCNF Centurion on the left (CCNF Elixir’s younger maternal brother) and CCNF Prima Majesty on the right with Judges Jude Anderson, Amanda VandenBosch, and 3/4s of the Lutz clan! Kind of sums up the whole show for us . . . → Read More: 2014 North American Alpaca Show: CCNF Championships & 1st Place Finishes