A block calving dairy unit is hiring ex-wedding marquees to house calves from birth to turnout to alleviate pressure on housing. For the Jamieson family, who run a herd of 400 British Friesians and New Zealand Friesians at Hendre Eynon and Penberry Farms, St Davids, a marquee has provided an important solution for the wet, cold conditions that hindered turnout after calving got under way in February. In previous years, stock would already have been at grass during the spring […]