Eiríkur Kristófersson and Bjarni Valur Guðmundsson, with one of the missing sheep.

Farmers find lost sheep in middle of highlands

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Farmers from the Hrunamannahreppur district went on an expedition to the Kerlingarfjöll mountains in the highlands to find lost sheep. They found four sheep which have been outside all winter long.

A cat, but not the one in question

“Russian roulette” bringing live animals into Iceland

26 Apr 2017 “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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 “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 2016 Farmers in South Iceland are already harvesting which is unusually early for Iceland- two weeks to be precise.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.05 EUR EUR 124.40
GBP GBP 139.51 DKK DKK 16.69
NOK NOK 13.10 SEK SEK 12.08
CHF CHF 107.03 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.