The 16th annual Ram Inspecting Competition took place last weekend at the Sheep Farming Museum in the Westfjords.
A number of sheep were retrieved from Bjólfur mountain above the harbor town of Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland, but one stubborn animal refused to be rescued.
Over 400 sheep have been gathered from up in the mountains in East Iceland this winter after being left behind during sheep gathering.
Farmers around Iceland are showing increasing interest in breeding so-called ‘leader sheep,’ unique to the Icelandic breed.
Scrapie, a fatal disease affecting sheep, has broken out on Urðir farm in Svarfaðardalur, North Iceland.
An Icelandic ‘Ram Registry,’ published yearly, has acted as a matchmaking service for Icelandic sheep for 20 years.
Icelandic Homemakers aren't happy with offal sales, as the amount of blood and quality of tripe are lacking.
Consumption of lamb in Iceland in August totalled 723 tonnes, 48 percent higher than in August of last year.
Mischievous sheep have caused trouble for residents of Fjarðabyggð municipality, East Iceland, this summer.
The number of sheep in Iceland may be reduced by 20 percent in order to decrease the production of lamb.
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.