The animals at Vallby Open Air Museum are called domestic animals. They belong to old Swedish breeds that lived in Sweden for many hundred years. Several of the breeds are today endangered. Learn more about the native breeds by clicking on the images.
The museum works with animal preservation of endangered species. The animals are a part of the museum´s live collection of animals.
Gestrike sheep are an old strain of rustic sheep that originated in the Swedish province of Gästrikland.
Hedemora hens are a remnant of an old indigenous hen from the Swedish province of Dalarna.
Goats from the Swedish province of Jämtland are unbred indigenous goats that have adapted to Sweden’s northern climate.
Linderöd pigs, from the parish of Linderöd, are Sweden’s only endangered indigenous pig.
The blue duck is hardy and can stay outdoors all year round. Colors may vary.
The Swedish fur rabbit is one of our most endangered Swedish rabbit breed.
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