icelandic sheep

by malik ostos

origin and history

icelandic sheep originated in northern europe and are one of the oldest sheep breed in the world being around 1100 years old.


the sheep are short tailed, long hair, with curly horns, and have mid sized breeds. their whool make them fit for the cold.


they were brought to the us in the 1980's

have 8% of the male sheep homosexual. 17 colors and patterns. they usually mother tripl


they usually have 3 to 4 babys, good mothering abilities, good dairy, and high intelligence.