Locally Adapted Bees in a Sustainable Apiary

This is a course for those involved in the teaching of beekeeping at all levels from introductory events up to advanced. The aim is to reduce importations, that an increasing number of beekeepers are concerned about, by promoting the benefits and use of locally adapted honey bees and sustainable ways of propagating them.

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Archive of BIBBA (unincorporated charity)

at the 2022 AGM, the members of the unincorporated charity “Bee Improvement & Bee Breeders Association” (charity no 273827) approved a motion to set up a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and to transfers all assets of the current association.The charity commission approved the new CIO in November 2022. AGM 2023 BIBBA 2022 Trustees Report BIBBA 2022…

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Queen Cells – Are They Always Bad News?

Webinar: members can view the recording

Many beekeepers see queen cells in a colony as a problem and something that should be destroyed. This presentation will help beekeepers to understand them and treat them as an opportunity.

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The Finnish Black bee

Webinar- Monday 18th March

Marrku Pöyhönen will tell us about his plans and achievements in breeding black bees  in Bodö-Pörtö island group about 20 km from Helsinki

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Queen Cell Production in a Single Brood Chamber Colony

Queen Cell Production in a Single Brood Chamber Colony Taken from Breeding Better Bees The following simple method was observed by BIBBA’s Director, Ken Ibbotson, in Holland. It is suitable for a beekeeper with single brood chamber colonies wishing to rear a small number of queens. It should produce 7-10 very good queen cells. For…

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