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About brothermoo

God Fearing, fire fighting, bee keeping, lover of nature aiming ultimately at sustainable practises across all areas of life!

UBKA Honey Show 2015

Details of the upcoming UBKA Honey Show

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UBKA Conference 2015

The annual Ulster Beekeepers’ Association conference is coming up soon.  Lots of great speakers, workshops and traders will be there, so should you!  

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AGM – Monday 14th April 2014

Our AGM is on Monday 14th in Holywood, usual; time 7.30pm. Esther Ross and Jonathan Getty will give an overview of successful events in the past year, as talk about plans for the coming year at both Cultra and Minnowburn. … Continue reading

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Invite to hive making workshop

The following invite has been extended to Belfast members from Killinchy Beekeepers: “We have practical workshop this Sat in Comber 1030-2.30 hosted by Elmer targeting folk who would like some guidance on building/assembly of hives etc. As you know Elmer … Continue reading

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Next Meeting (10th March 2014)

Our Speaker this evening is Gavin Ramsay. Gavin has some fascinating video clips taken inside and outside of the hive showing how bees communicate with each other with regard to swarming and dealing with varroa mites. Please feel very welcome … Continue reading

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Help Required at UBKA conference

The UBKA annual conference is held this weekend on Friday afternoon and Saturday at Greenmount college. Belfast Beekeepers Association will have a stall and any members with honey for sale are welcome to sell it from the stall. We also … Continue reading

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UBKA Beekeeper of the Year

Our very own Jonathan Getty was awarded the Ulster Beekeepers’ Association ‘Beekeeper of the Year’ tonight at our monthly meeting.  His efforts with queen rearing (not just for Belfast members), his input for the Native Irish Honey Bee Society throughout … Continue reading

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