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

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CCNF Skyhawk moves on to bigger and better things!

CCNF Skyhawk winning his 3rd Black Color Championship (and 5th banner overall) at the recently held NEAOBA Fall Alpaca Show in Syracuse, NY.

We want to thank the partnership of Barbara and Joe Crocco of Copper Star Alpaca Farm, Lennie and Sue Foss of Elf-Paca Meadows, and Chuck and Elaine Gerber of Woodland Meadow . . . → Read More: CCNF Skyhawk moves on to bigger and better things!

Futurity 2015: Adventures in Road Tripping

What a way to go about acquiring a new truck! You can ask anyone that has survived my first 43 years on this earth: I’ve rarely been one to learn a lesson the easy way. When our farm truck experienced what were diagnosed at the time as fuel filter problems on the runs to/from the . . . → Read More: Futurity 2015: Adventures in Road Tripping

Making the fleece rounds…

The temperatures in northern New England have been fairly rude for the past month. Amongst other things, it has meant that the sartorial choices of those of us that work the farm have tended to be long on comfort and short on style, though the cold has not been entirely devoid of redeeming qualities. Parasites . . . → Read More: Making the fleece rounds…

10 reasons to bid on CCNF’s females at the 2014 Priority auction this coming Saturday!

CCNF Fortuna

1. Fortuna, lot #54, is the daughter of our prepotent Herdsire, CCNF Royal Ring of Fire. The unique thing that many folks don’t tune into but which we have always known, is that key to the Ringo kids’ quality, is not just that he has Royal Rose and Hemingway in his pedigree . . . → Read More: 10 reasons to bid on CCNF’s females at the 2014 Priority auction this coming Saturday!

CCNF at the Priority auction!

CCNF Honeysuckle, Lot #10 at the Priority.

CCNF Fortuna, Lot #54 at the Priority.

We are thrilled to announce that for the 2nd year in a row we have animals consigned to the Priority alpaca auction! Coming up on the 17th & 18th of January in Las Vegas, NV, the Priority is an . . . → Read More: CCNF at the Priority auction!

Wayfarer’s first…with a grey twist!

CCNF Annabeth and her little Wayfarer daughter on Monday afternoon.

I love it when crias come out just the way that we had ordered them. Amongst other things, it helps to further promote the mythology that we know exactly what it is we are doing here!

In this particular case, the baby in question . . . → Read More: Wayfarer’s first…with a grey twist!

The preferred exit strategy

We had been on pins and needles lately with one of our girls, Boheme, who was well past her initial due date. Though we’ve had completely normal births past 365 days even, we’d be fibbing if we didn’t admit that anywhere past that 355 to 360 day mark starts to make us all feel a . . . → Read More: The preferred exit strategy

Holding pattern

Random bits while waiting for the 2013 cria dam to truly break:

1. La Vie en Rose and Capella, who were both due in May have now had their crias (1 female, 1 male for whatever it’s worth) but that leaves 60+ more females that are due between now and December, the vast majority over . . . → Read More: Holding pattern

And on the 8th day of May…

The apple blossoms in the old orchard below our house are starting to do their thing!

It finally *%$#*# rained! Whether you grow vegetables for a living like our farmer friends Kathy Bennett (also our boys’ live saving dyslexia tutor) and her husband Alex MacLennan down the road, milk cows, make hay, or raise . . . → Read More: And on the 8th day of May…

2012: 1st Place Finishes, Championships, and Specialty Awards

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