The I&ES BKA Teaching Apiary 2017 Programme
Teaching Apiary at Humber Doucy Lane IP4 3QG (
'Special’ activity in addition to routine tasks in the apiary
2pm Sun 30th Apr 2017
How to light a smoker; fuels to use.
2pm Sun 7th May 2017
How to open and inspect a colony.
2pm Sun 14th May 2017
Bailey Comb Change.
2pm Sun 21st May 2017
Looking for disease, how to shake bees off a comb.
2pm Sun 28th May 2017
Swarm control - with & without finding the queen.
2pm Sun 4th Jun 2017
2pm Sun 11th Jun 2017
Taking a swarm.
2pm Sun 18th Jun 2017
2pm Sun 25th Jun 2017
Taking a sample for Nosema examination. Chalk Brood.
2pm Sun 2nd Jul 2017
Finding & marking queens. Wasps
2pm Sun 9th Jul 2017
2pm Sun 16th Jul 2017
2pm Sun 23rd Jul 2017
2pm Sun 30th Jul 2017
Feeding: calculating how much to feed and how and when to give it.
2pm Sun 6th Aug 2017
Preparations for winter.
2pm Sun 13th Aug 2017
Sterilisation; fumigation of combs; preserving hives; preventing wax moth, mouse and woodpecker damage.
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