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The Green Queen

Update on the Queen Rearing Group from Annabel Lewis:-

While checking my bees on May 3rd I had another look in the mating hive and to my delight there is sealed brood in there! This meant that there was a mated queen running round in there somewhere! One of my other hives is queenless so […]

Beekeeping Year – May

Here’s what you should be doing this month:-

Move to 1 week inspection (or clipped queens) Look for drones & queen cells Put Queen excluders on Put first super(s) on Ensure Queen has plenty of room to lay Consider taking a small nuc to raise a fresh queen Consider Snelgrove split

May 1st, 2014 | Category: Beekeeping Year | Comments are closed