Preparation for winter

Speaker:  David Buckley

This talk will cover the following:

Clearing honey and types of clearer board, Porter bee escapes, trapezium, octagon.
Colony evaluation. Queen, brood, food.
Varroa treatements. MAQS, apiguard, apivarlife.
Uniting weak colonies.
Feeding sugar, ambrosia, fondant. How to mix winter feed. Feeding equipment including rapid and contact. When to feed.
Hives: condition of equipment- entrances- mouse guards- poly hive and nucs- top insulation.
Robbing—spillage- wasps and bees.
Weighing hives and hefting.



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