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Jager Farm Icelandic Sheep :: Premium Yarns, Spinning Fiber, Naturally Raised Lamb & Breeding Stock in the Hidden Hills of Western Mass (MA)

Icelandic sheep may be the oldest domestic breed - unchanged genetically since the They were brought to Iceland by the Vikings in the Middle Ages. They have a long, light fleece with varied colors.

The Icelandic breed is one of the hardiest sheep of Northern Europe and exhibit a dual coat of wool to protect it from the harsh winters. The Icelandic sheep is one of the world's oldest and purest breeds of sheep. Throughout its 1100 years of history, the Icelandic breed has been truly triple-purpose, treasured for its meat, fiber and milk.

Icelandic sheep have 1100 years of history. dual wool coat protect it from harsh winters. one of oldest and purest breeds of sheep.

Lots of good info on Icelandic sheep and taking care of them. Parasite control, pasture development. Etc..

Kind Horn Farm, Organic Icelandic Sheep Breeders of Vermont

Iceland ...  I don't usually think of sheep jumping, even tho I guess we are supposed to count them doing so.  . . .

it’s never to late to learn something new (Icelandic sheep High Jumping)

Specializing in Icelandic sheep - breeding stock, fleece, and gourmet meat available.

Mooi!

Icelandic sheep and an early September snow, Iceland, photograph by Gísli Haraldsson.

Katahdin sheep. A breed of domestic sheep developed in Maine and named after Mount Katahdin. A hair sheep, they shed and do not have to be sheared. They have a 200% lamb crop. Ewes weigh 220 to 160 pounds, rams 180 to 250 pounds.

Domestic sheep developed in Maine and named after Mount Katahdin. A hair sheep, they shed and do not have to be sheared. They have a lamb crop. Ewes weigh 220 to 160 pounds, rams 180 to 250 pound.

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