The biggest challenge for anyone embarking on dairy sheep farming is finding a secure and consistent outlet for the milk. Paul and Laura Mardell established a flock of Friesland milkers on their 31ha county council holding near Coventry, three years ago, but it took them 12 months to secure a contract. They took the decision to milk sheep because the potential profit margin was attractive and the set-up costs were affordable for a business in its infancy. The sheep milk […]