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 Defiance this morning at the Stud Barn.
The decision, now over 2 years ago, to give up our partial interest in Snowmass Elite Legend, was not one we took lightly. To this day, EL remains one of the most prepotent Herdsires we’ve ever come across. Just as an individual, he was always a . . . → Read More: CCNF Defiance = Love Machine
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
Snowmass Matrix Majesty and Delicate Lace conducting the final breeding of 2013 last Thursday afternoon.
With apologies to Ms. Swift, we call this meeting to adjournment. We’re done, we’re out. If you are a female alpaca on this farm that did not get bred yet as of late last week, well then no offense . . . → Read More: We are never ever getting back together again (until 2014 anyway).
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
The Heirloom Fleece Cup from the 2013 AOBA National Fleece Show in Denver, CO.
I have to say that not personally being in Denver, Colorado this past May for the AOBA National Conference and Show was rather disappointing! It wasn’t because I loved the idea of driving 20+ hours with a trailer full of . . . → Read More: CCNF results from the AOBA National Fleece Show
Elixir came home yesterday, delivered to CCNF — and in the air-conditioned comfort of Penny’s car no less — by our friends and his co owners at A Paca Fun Farm in Maryland! I’m looking forward to having him here and trying to get him working in the next few days. There is . . . → Read More: Little Big Man is *back* in the house!
With some official results posted the other day on AOBA’s web site, we are now able to start reporting on some of our our winnings from the spring fleece shows! MAPACA was the first fleece show of the spring for us, and like the PAOBA Breeder’s Showcase which followed shortly thereafter, our . . . → Read More: CCNF results from the MAPACA Jubilee Fleece Show
It’s that time again, when we look back at the previous year’s show winnings and howl at the moon for just a moment or two. 2012 marked Cas-Cad-Nac Farm’s 15th anniversary and as one might reasonably expect of a program that has been around that long, our winnings reflect the cumulative effect of careful and . . . → Read More: 2012: 1st Place Finishes, Championships, and Specialty Awards
Brothers in Arms at the Empire Trifecta, our winning Get of Sire AND Breeders Best Three entry, front to back: CCNF Defiance, CCNF Elixir, and CCNF Hyperion
Some big news here. We are pleased to announce that after 2 1/2 years of co-owning Snowmass Elite Legend in partnership with both Snowmass Alpacas and Tripping . . . → Read More: Putting our faith in the next generation.