Archive for November 2015

Beekeeping Procedures

The second session of an occasional series aimed at improving knowledge of beekeeping was held on Wednesday 28th October 2015 at the Petersfield Community Centre starting at 7:15 pm.

This session dealt with beekeeping procedures. The areas covered were:

  • Queen Introduction
  • Queen Marking
  • Queen Colours
  • Queen Clipping
  • Bailey Comb Change
  • Shook Swarm
  • Preparation for Moving Colonies
  • Uniting Colonies

Presented by: Brian Herbert

Unfortunately technology issues meant Brian gave the presentation without the intended aid of slides. The outline presentation provided by the BBKA CiC is here: 2015-16 Improvers 2