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2016 Parade of Champions, Lot #52: CCNF Adelia

CCNF Adelia (CCNF Lilah x Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna)

CCNF Adelia is the second female that we have consigned to upcoming Parade of Champions sale! Sired by 2015 Futurity Herdsire of the Year, Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna, Adelia is also a member of the famed PPeruvian Jesusa/CCNF Magdalena line on her mom’s side. In fact, I . . . → Read More: 2016 Parade of Champions, Lot #52: CCNF Adelia

CCNF Legionnaire, Lot #7 at the Breeders Edge Auction

CCNF Legionnaire: Snowmass Matrix Majesty x CCNF Magdalena

So as you might have heard, we have a very nice young Herdsire that will be headlining the upcoming Breeders Edge sale the weekend of 8/23 down in Virginia! If for some reason you travel in alpaca circles and you hadn’t heard that yet (and for . . . → Read More: CCNF Legionnaire, Lot #7 at the Breeders Edge Auction

To Harrisburg and back again…

CCNF Marick, 2014 AOA National Show Brown Huacaya Male Champion and Judges’ Choice Huacaya Male with judges Diana Timmerman, Kristin Buhrmann, Amanda VandenBosch, and Jude Anderson along with two hooligans from Vermont.

Oh, the joys of a late winter road trip! After watching and fretting over the weather forecast starting almost a week in . . . → Read More: To Harrisburg and back again…

CCNF Legionnaire at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction

Top: Jennifer and Legionnaire with Judges Arturo Peña and Kevin O’Leary at the 2013 Empire Extravaganza. Bottom: Legionnaire’s fleece, February 2014.

Cas-Cad-Nac Farm is thrilled to announce that we will be offering our superlative young Champion and Judges’ Choice Herdsire, CCNF Legionnaire, as lot #7 at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction, hosted as always . . . → Read More: CCNF Legionnaire at the 2014 Breeders Edge Auction

Elixir hits a milestone.

Neil and Bari Padgett of A Paca Fun Farm with CCNF Elixir at the VAOBA Alpaca Expo yesterday afternoon.

Many thanks to our partners at A Paca Fun Farm for taking our young co owned Herdsire, CCNF Elixir, with them to the VAOBA Alpaca Expo this past weekend where he won both Light Male . . . → Read More: Elixir hits a milestone.

Letting go…

Snowmass Legacy Gold in 2007 at Tripping Gnome Farm.

There were some heavy hearts around here late yesterday afternoon. Though we had known it was coming for quite some time, yesterday was a tough one as we finally made the decision to put down both Legacy Gold and 5P Cangalli.

LG, who had lost . . . → Read More: Letting go…

Baby Bells

Bellafina's Precocious daughter born last week.

One of the trends that we’ve really started to see play out here at CCNF over the past 4 or 5 months has been the clustering of mother-daughter (Magdalena along with her adult daughters Johanna and Lilah, Reality and her daughters Nutmeg and Acomani, Sugar Snow and Sugar . . . → Read More: Baby Bells


Sugar Snow's little EL girl at 5 days of age.

The alpacas here at CCNF could care less that their herd manager has been off for the past week making wedding vows, changing her name, and doing all that gooey cuddly stuff that newlyweds do like staring into each other’s eyes just because they . . . → Read More: Baby BOOM

A nice trifecta

As you may have gathered from posts over the last month or so, the birth ratio of males to females around here this spring and summer has been rather slanted towards the testosterone. It happens. In fact the whole reason the Arena here is the size it is (140′ x 200′ when you include the . . . → Read More: A nice trifecta

A couple of firsts, the new CCNF Chronicle’s 1st year, and our 200th post!

Though I knew in the back of my mind that it was coming up, it somehow slipped by me that yesterday marked one year since we started this blog. The drivel you are currently reading is also coincidentally the blog’s 200th post by the way. I know this because WordPress says it is so.

Admittedly, . . . → Read More: A couple of firsts, the new CCNF Chronicle’s 1st year, and our 200th post!