Sheep Still Missing in the West Fjords

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Sheep Still Missing in the West Fjords

Farmer at Botn in Súgandafjörður in Iceland’s West Fjords, Helga Guðný Kristjánsdóttir, says some of her sheep are still missing in the surrounding mountains as winter arrives.

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Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

“I have no clue where they are, up in the valleys or somewhere, but we have not seen them,” Helga told bb.is. Sheep roam free during the summer in Iceland but are rounded up in the autumn.

The average size of the lambs are smaller than last year, Helga added. “Last year was very good but we had a lot of rain this year and then the sheep tend to eat less. There are various reasons for this and it is not always possible to narrow it down to just one.”

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