December 2014 Meeting 1:30 Saturday 13/12/14

At 1:30 PM on Saturday 13th December 2014
Venue: 45 Maori Road, Belleknowes, Dunedin, next to Jubilee Park (turn sharp right enter through the gate).

*Topics are:*

*Theory:*

Queen bees:
health, types of queen cells, breeding and rearing queens, which queens to squash (or not).
Our web site
Refresher on varroa management including assessment of load

*Practical:*
Do a sugar shake to assess varroa load
Insert queen cell
Insert mated queen
Practice marking queens using drones

Then the session on tasting honeys – please bring along a sample of honey you have from your hives.
Please bring your bee suits or veils along, as usual.Please bring your bee suits or veils along, as usual.Please bring your bee suits or veils along, as usual.

Please bring your bee suits or veils along, as usual.

Please contact me if you need any further information 027 2085133.

Tudor.

About tudor

Bee keeping for over 5 years, getting to understand a bit and have developed an "Easy Bee Keeping" style.
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