results from your search will depend on which language you use. If you, for
example, search for the word “scrapie,” English, articles will appear,
while searching for the Norwegian word “skrapesyke” will give you
articles in Norwegian.
of the articles written in one of the Scandinavian languages will be translated
into English. For those articles that are only of special interest to Norwegian
conditions, a English summary will be made.
articles will normally not be translated, but a summary will be made in
most of those visiting these pages are from Norway, Norwegian will be the
dominant Scandinavian language.
possible, Sheep-Isle will try to give all information about copyright,
that have a special interest in the Short-Tailed breeds write most of the
articles. If you want to write an article, please send us an e-mail. Sheep-Isle
especially lacks information about meat and wool.
is a Scandinavian and an English list of links. Please, let us know if relevant
links are missing at the lists!
cooperates with The Norwegian Association of Sheep and Goat Breeders and with
The Norwegian Museum of Agriculture to reveal as much information as possible
about the short-tailed breeds, and of course especially the Norwegian varieties.
of the disease scrapie would be a catastrophe to smaller populations (for
example the Old Spælsheep, the North Ronaldsay etc). Sheep-Isle tries to,
through relevant links, give information about this disease. It is also our aim
to get veterinarian expertise to write especially about scrapie and short-tailed
of meetings etc.
meetings etc., for example the “Shetland Sheep 2000 Conference or “Skipingsmøte
for Gamal Norsk Speelsau” can be announced here. Send an e-mail!