News Tagged with “Farming”

A cat, but not the one in question

“Russian roulette” bringing live animals into Iceland

26 Apr “It’s a Russian roulette taking foreign animals into Iceland says district vet, referring to a cat the police had to put down in East Iceland. According to him many animals have died as a result of importing foreign animals over the years.

Einhyrningur is slim, and not good for breeding according to his owner.

Iceland Unicorn might go to the slaughterhouse

26 Apr The ram Einhyrningur, Unicorn, got famous overnight, for his one stoutly horn standing up from its forehead. Einhyrningur is not built for breeding and the farmer that owns him plans to send him to the slaughterhouse next autumn.

The herders that found Einhyrningur first thought he was a goat.

Unicorn found in Iceland

24 Apr The ram Einhyrningur (Unicorn) only has one horn sprouting from the middle of his forehead. He got lost in the highlands last summer, and was found around Christmas.

Hrafnhildur Guðmundsdóttir along with two four year old mares.

Farm visit for horse selfies

2 Apr “We always have a “selfie horse”, that loves all attention and to be petted,” says horse breeder Hrafnhildur Guðmundsdóttir. She and her husband will be open up their farm this summer, where tourists can come by and see the Icelandic horse in its natural environment, on the farm.

The fields this year are beautifully dense.

Barley harvest early this year in Iceland

23 Aug Farmers in South Iceland are already harvesting which is unusually early for Iceland- two weeks to be precise.

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