Shelter and warmth

The Icelandic wool has kept the nation warm for more than 1100 years with the sheep originally brought here from Norway by the settlers. Due to the isolation and absence of contact with other breeds the Icelandic sheep still carries characteristics long disappeared from their relatives in the neighbouring countries.

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Þverárrétt in Öxnadalur.
In the autumn, farmers gather their sheep in sheepfolds where they separate the flocks. The herds are then brought inside before winter falls.
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There’s Soul in Everything
Dung-smoking is an ancient method to preserve  lamb meat. It is widely known in the Western world.
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