Help with milking cows, feeding sheep and horses on a farm near Selfoss, Iceland



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  • Description


    We, Elísabet and Axel have three kids, 9 years, 7 years and a newborn. We are farmers and need some help on ower farm. Elísabet is half Norwegian and speaks Norwegian.
    We need help in the cow house, milking and cleaning. We have ca 32 diary cow's and ca 50 kalfs and young cow's.
    One the farm we also have 130 sheep's and in May it is lambing season, lot of work but FUN!
    We have many horses, ca 70, young horses and older trained horses. In summer it is possible to go riding.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are interested learning Icelandic then that is possible near by. Beautiful nature around this area. Elísabet is an horse trainer so she could advise you and she is also knitting from Icelandic wool so she could teach you. Learn to see how the Icelandic agriculture takes place.

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    This host offers accommodation and payment.

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  • Help


    We have three kids, girl (10 years), a boy (7 years) and a boy 6 months old. We live on a farm with cows, sheep and horses, possible to go riding.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Icelandic: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

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  • Accommodation


    You will live in our house and have your own room with shared toilet facilities.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Around 40 hours a week

Host ref number: 497743285824