We had an amazing Honey Show this year, participation was up from last year and the quality of the entries was praised by the judge. Thanks to everyone that entered and congratulations to the winners!
Category Archives: YDBKA Activities
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.
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.
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 […]