Sheep, fibers and facts

Here are some useful facts about the most common breeds in Sweden!

You can learn more at The Swedish Sheep Breeding Association 

  • Did you know that during the summer, Swedish sheep and lambs graze and during the winter they are kept free in flocks in well-ventilated buildings.
  • Swedish sheep and lambs graze freely and provide open landscapes and biological diversity

  • Swedish sheep may not be bathed in insecticides, which is common throughout the world except in the Nordic countries.
  • Castration without anesthesia, mulesing and tail docking, which occurs in some wool-producing countries, is prohibited in Sweden.