Category Archives: YDBKA Activities

Apiary visit at Murton – 08 Jul 2017

A few snaps from our apiary visit on the 8th July 2017. We hold regular practical activities for members, they are a great opportunity to learn and share information about bees, beekeeping and good practices.

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Apiary visit 8th May 2016

Many thanks to David Bough for hosting the apiary visit and for a very informative talk about swarm control. We also had the chance to see some of David’s set up and his process to melt wax from old comb. Very useful demonstration on how to clean old frames and use the blow torch to sterilise brood boxes and supers.

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Apiary Visit April 2016

Thank you very much to John Fuller for hosting our apiary visit on the 2nd April 2016. The weather was a bit wet at the start, but luckily it improved and everyone had the opportunity to learn about a Bailey comb change and a shook swarm. The bees were very well behaved, and looked for warmth in the shoulders of […]

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