A Visit to Gunna & Valgeir's Farm to See the Lambs

Updated: May 7

Icelandic Roots Volunteer Mallory Swanson shares her visit to Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir and Valgeir Þorvaldsson's farm in the Spring of 2022, where newborn lambs are joining the flock. Valgeir is the Director of Vesturfarasetrið, the Icelandic Emigration Center, in the village of Hofsós.


Mallory Swanson with an Icelandic Sheep
Mallory Swanson with a friend

A newborn Icelandic lamb checks out their surroundings with mom at their side.
A newborn lamb checks out their surroundings with mom at their side.

Newborn Icelandic lamb nursing.
A newborn lamb grabs a quick meal.

An Icelandic ewe and lamb pose together.
Mother and child pose for the camera.

Newborn lamb and mother enjoying the afternoon sun.
Newborn lamb and mother enjoying the afternoon sun.

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