The mystery of the virgin dairy
New arrivals at Pinewood Nurseries recently including (clockwise from above) the calf, geraniums and piglets STAFF were left scratching their heads at a plant nursery after one of their cows gave birth to a calf – despite the absence of a bull.
Harriet the dexter cow, who lives at Pinewood Nurseries, in Wexham Street, Stoke Poges, gave birth to the unexpected surprise to the delight of puzzled staff. The identity of the father remains a mystery.
Some piglets have also been born, but that is less of a mystery as male pigs live with the sows.
Liz Robinson, co-owner of the nurseries, said: “We have our first ever calf and piglets reared