Archives: Lantrasdjur


two horses looking to the side with mountainous background

Nordland/Lyngen Horse

Origin: Norway Original name: Nordlandshest /Lyngshest Wither height: 125-145cm Colours: Chestnut, bay, black, palomino, buckskin, silver dapple bay, silver dapple, silver buckskin, all variants of grey Number of females in Norway in 2020: 998 Number of breeding females in 2020:...

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The Nordic brown bee

Honey bees are threatened by intensive agriculture, habitat loss and climate changes worldwide and are important to conserve, not only due to their honey production but also due to their pollination services. Three-quarters of the world’s crops and one-third of...

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Finnish Landrace Chicken

Origin: Finland Other names: suomalainen maatiaiskana, Finsk landrashöna Weight: varies between lines- hens 900 g- 2500g, roosters up to 3500 g Plumage color: Hues range from light colors to totally black and patterns from plain to mottled Earlobes: White or...

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Eastern finncattle by the water in Viikki

Itäsuomenkarja (ISK) 

Eastern Finncattle are a breed of cattle from eastern Finland. They are a dual-purpose breed, used in dairy and beef production.

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two horses on a field


Origin: Finland Finnish name: Suomenhevonen Other names: Finnhorse, Finnish Universal, Finskt kallblod Weight: average 535 kg Height: 130 -148 cm (small horse), 150 – 170 cm (other types) Colour: majority chestnut, other bay, palomino and black Type: multipurpose horse, average...

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Dola Cattle

The Dola cattle originates from Gudbrandsdalen, Østerdalen and Hedmarken, areas north of Oslo. In these areas there were large areas for nutrient-rich grazing, but it was too far to larger cities for the sale of dairy products.

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Jutland Cattle

Jutland Cattle is one of the oldest cattle breeds in Denmark. As implied by the name, the breed origins from a variegated type of cattle widespread across Jutland, Denmark, from the 17th to the 20th century.

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Icelandic Horses galloping in field, open lanscape

Icelandic Horse

Origin: Iceland English name: Icelandic horse Weight: 350-400 kg Height: 140 cm (average) Colour: Multiple colours and patterns Type: Leisure riding and sport competitons Number of offspring: 1-2 (occures but rarely) Birth weight: 45 kg Number of horses in Iceland...

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Žemaitukai horses in black and light colours standing in line on green field


It is presumed that the Zemaitukas horses originated from the early East steppe Tarpans that reached the territory of Lithuania together with the Indo-Europeans approximately 5000 years ago. The breed has been known since the 6–7th centuries. The Zemaitukas were...

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Norsk fjordhest i vinterlandskap med snö och släde

Norwegian Fjord Horse

Fjordhesten har sin opprinnelse fra fjordområdene på vestlandet. Fjordhesten er lettforet, hardfør, utholdende og flink i terrenget og er derfor tilpasset landskapet rundt seg.

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