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March

If planning a Bailey Frame Change (between mid March and April is best) click link above to find out how.

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Keep feeding approx 500ml (1pint) of Ambrosia every week to 10 days if required, only if weather is not too cold, else continue with fondant.

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When weather warms up, remove winter covers and mouse guards. Fit alighting boards.

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Check for debris on insert boards inserted below the mesh floors for signs of hive activity.  

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If bees are returning with pollen, then (normally) the Queen is laying.

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Begin hive inspections when temperatures rise above 14oC.

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Find and mark queens during inspections.

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Remove and replace brood frames containing old, black, dirty comb.

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Meetings are cancelled until further notice as per Government guidelines.  If you are a member of the bee group, you will be contacted directly, else, please feel free to contact us through our Facebook page or by email on the Contact Us page.








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