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Beekeeping Year

April

Complete spring anti-mite treatment before putting on supers.

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Ensure you have enough clean supers ready.

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Monitor for dead bees.

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Hive inspection: look for eggs, larvae, capped cells, good brood pattern, signs of disease, varroa, and queen cells.

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The colony will start to expand rapidly - add supers if required to create more space.  

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Calendar of Events



ADBKA Demo - Shook swarm and Bailey comb change by Graham Torrie, 2pm Crathes Castle - More Info


KCBG Apiary Tidy Up at Dalmadilly 10.30am


ADBKA Demo - Apiary visit and Poly hives by Erling Watt, 2pm Hazlehead - More Info


KCBG Meeting - Swarm Prevention - 7pm Dalmadilly - More info


KCBG Demo - Swarm Control, Dividing Colonies and Making Nucs - 10.30am Dalmadilly - More info


ADBKA Demo - Apiary visit by Yvonne Davidson, 2pm Tarland - More Info


KCBG Meeting - OSR honey - 7pm Dalmadilly - More info


Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh

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