The office will be closed from Monday 13 February and will reopen on Friday 24 February.
Bernard Llewellyn's Carreg herd of Longhorn cattle will feature on the Sunday's BBC Countryfile.
The programme will be broadcast at 7pm on BBC 1 on Sunday 12 February and then will be available for 28 days on BBC I player
Click here for the link to the BBC website
Some members' cattle have started calving and many more will start in the next few weeks.
NADIS, the National Animal Disease Information Service, produce information on a comprehensive range of conditions and diseases. Very timely for this time of year are 3 articles on calving and the problems that may arise.
Click here for calving - the basics
Click here for calving - dystocia
Click here for calving - nerve damage
Click here for the AHDB Better Returns Programme 'Minimising Calving Difficulties' leaflet in the Knowledge Base
Longhorn member Susan Aglionby from Cumbria has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for her services to young people and the community.
The Society's congratulations go to Susan, who registers cattle under the Houghton prefix.