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Varroa Treatment

As soon as the honey crop is removed, it’s time to start thinking about treating the colony for varroa mites. We use Apiguard on most of our hives and this should be used outside the period of major nectar flow, as Apiguard can taint honey. The external temperature should be above 15°C (60°F), …

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Swarming

There is a potential that swarming could occur earlier this year due to the fantastic weather we’ve had so far! Having inspected a hive today the bees had already started building queen cells, so we carried out an artificial swarm. An artificial swarm involves walking away from the site to …

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July 2013 Course

This course is now full. Following on from requests at our previous courses we will be looking into doing further courses over the coming months.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to ensure you don’t miss out as places are limited.

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