Thirteen hundred tons of lamb meat will remain unsold this fall when the slaughtering season begins.
Centuries-old circular stone sheepfolds can be found across Iceland. Some think they are reminiscent of Celtic architecture and there has been speculation about whether they were used for purposes other than sheltering sheep.
Sigríður Línberg Runólfsdóttir and her husband, Halldór Margeir Sverrisson, captured an unexpected scene yesterday when they were flying their drone over Álftafjörður fjord in the Westfjords: a whooper swan attacking a sheep.
Camper van rental company Kúkú Campers has been subject to criticism after it came to light that the company’s homepage included text encouraging travellers to “eat whatever they like on public land”.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority has asked police for further documentation regarding the group of nine tourists who chased and killed a lamb this past weekend.
A group of foreign tourists caught a lamb close to the village of Breiðdalsvík in East Iceland and cut its throat.
The only female contestant participating in machine shearing at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand, February 8-11, is from Iceland.
A number of people witnessed an incident of animal abuse during a sheep roundup in Öxnadalur in mid-September.
If you’re planning to take part in the sheep roundups in Iceland, there is now a tool available to make your life easier.
A regulation is in the making at the Icelandic Ministry of Agriculture to ban the use of genetically modified feed for sheep.
A reindeer cow unexpectedly joined a herd of sheep that was being rounded up from the mountains in Mývatnssveit district in North Iceland Friday night.
For the first time in the thirteen year history of the Icelandic National Championship in Ram Groping, a woman has won the contest.
Yesterday, farmers and rescue workers from Grýtubakkahreppur district, North Iceland, picked up 16 sheep by boat from an uninhabited inlet on the east side of Eyjafjörður fjord.
Thick neck, handsome head, and broad shoulders, full of flesh; those are qualities which make you eligible in Iceland.
The Icelandic film Rams (Hrútar), directed by Grímur Hákonarson, won yet another award Monday, when chosen “Best narrative feature film” at the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) in East Hampton, New York.
Sheep, primarily ewes and their lambs, have died in great numbers this past lambing-season. The cause has yet to be determined, and farms all around Iceland appear to be affected.