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Sheep Roundup going Very Well

The annual sheep roundup from the highlands has been going unusually well in the past days, thanks to warm and mostly dry weather. Visir.is reports this today.


Photo: ESA.

This is a change from the past, when shepherds could expect sleet and even blizzards while searching for their sheep. In Iceland, sheep graze freely during the summer.

According to a shepherd, this year’s roundup looks more like a nice trek. Moreover, the sheep are in excellent condition, as a result of this summer’s lush vegetation in the highlands.

This weekend a number of roundups will take place all over Iceland.

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