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BEGINNERS’ MAIN COURSE – Making increase; Swarms & Swarming.

June 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Natural swarms / Shook Swarm.

Use of nuclei   Finding the Queen.

Two methods of swarm control; Artificial swarm & Queen-right nucleus

Collection of swarms.   Bees in buildings.

Signs indicating swarming has taken place.

Capturing a swarm. Hiving & feeding. Dealing with the colony that has swarmed.

Other seasonal routine jobs:  supering, comb replacement, sacrificial drone comb,

Practise handling bees.


Tutors; KO, CS, MW, RS


June 4, 2016
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Keith Obbard


Cherry Gardens Farm
Cherry Gardens Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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