Please book your calendar for 19:30 – 21:30 on Sunday 21st January 2024 for the next Social Zoom Night. As January is normally a quiet month and the nights are dark the Committee thought would be good to have another
Icelandic Sheep Timed Auction Northwest Auctions to hold sale for Pedigree Icelandic Sheep After 2 successful online sales in 2021 and 2022 the Icelandic Sheep Breeders Of the British Isles (ISBOBI) have arranged another online auction for the sale of
Alistair & Sheila Munro Knoweside Flock in the Scottish Borders We started keeping Icelandic sheep in late 2010, when we bought our first ewe: Windy-Gowl Mishca. We had been given the use of a small field and Alistair became
The following article appeared recently in the Weardale Community News, reproduced here with kind permission of the author: The North Pennines are now home to one of the UK’s few flocks of pure bred Icelandic sheep. These ‘sheep of the
The one thing we were told when we first started out with our Icelandic sheep was, never leave without the pedigree papers. When you are going to buy or are inquiring about buying Icelandic, or any animal for that matter,
Background In the late 19th century large numbers of Icelandic sheep, mainly adult wethers for fattening and slaughter, were shipped to Britain. However, it was not until 1979 and again in 1990 that Icelandic breeding sheep were exported from Iceland
Ólafur was a driving force behind the initial import of Icelandic sheep to Britain and was involved with the development of the British Icelandic Sheep Breeders Group. Although now retired he still has a small breeding flock of Icelandic sheep.
So, you have got your flock going at last by buying a select few sheep. As you repeatedly check on them in a slightly paranoid way for the first week, one of them will often become your favourite. Maybe the