Play and learn about Nordic Mountain Cattle


The player begins the game as a settler whose job is to convert forest into farmland. Enough feed must be provided for the cattle to ensure their survival over a harsh winter. Picture: Laura Karppinen, AhlmanEdu



The mobile game Nordic Cows was created as part of the 3MC project. It explores the last 200 years of Nordic Mountain Cattle’s history. The mobile game is educational.

The game has been produced by AhlmanEdu in Tampere, Finland. AhlmanEdu institute farm is the home to one of three living gene bank cattle of Finncattle. One of the cows is a Northern Finncattle cow called Ylläs. She has produced over 100,000 litres of milk in her lifetime. AhlmanEdu has a wide course offering from animal studies to game programming.

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