Category Archives: Queen Rearing

Summer Program Started

The Summer Program is now in full swing, we have had 2 meetings so far but its still not too late to sign up. Come along any Monday night at 7.00pm, meeting in the Minnowburn Car Park to group up … Continue reading

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Summer Program

Please watch out for more infomation on our Summer Program. It is provisionally scheduled to start on Monday 18th May. This year we will be looking at general beekeeping skills with the Queen Rearing Group running alongside the general meeting. … Continue reading

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Conall’s Photostream

A stalwart figure of the queen rearing group, Conall McCaughey produces great photos of our meetings together. Always camera in hand he is ever-ready to capture moments that would otherwise be resigned to fading memory. The link below takes you to … Continue reading

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Queenright Queen Rearing

The following papers are good sources of information about queen cell raising in a queenright colony: Dave Cushman’s website GBBG – Galtee Bee Breeding Group Rearing Queen Honeybees: Wilkinson and Brown

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Queen Rearing Group

The first meeting of the Belfast association queen rearing group was held on Monday 9th at the Minnowburn apiary. This was a pleasant evening, if not weatherwise, then as a good start to the group’s activities. It was too cold … Continue reading

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