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Asian Hornet

There are many threats for bees, but one that beekeepers are to be vigilant for is the Asian Hornet. Whilst there have been reports of the Asian Hornet in other countries, in the past, it has come to our attention that there may be a possible sighting in the South …

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Early Detection of the Asian Hornet

Beekeepers please remember that this is the time of year at which exotic species of predatory hornets will begin to emerge from hibernation and establish new colonies. The Asian hornet, Vespa velutina has increased it’s range in continental Europe and continues to pose a threat of arrival and potential establishment …

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FERA Bee Starvation Warning

With the continued poor weather looking to persist through to the end of March, colonies may be starting to run out of food (if they haven’t already). It would be advisable to check the food levels by opening the hive and making a very quick observation on their store levels. …

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