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Bee Improvement Strategies

[…]to Improve our bees and to produce queens. There are a few key choices depending on your aims, capacity (time and equipment) and capabilities. I’m assuming the reader is looking for a bee that is native and/or locally adapted. Kevin […]

LVCB Breeding Group-LA1

[…]low intervention, bee-centric approach to beekeeping. With a Club apiary in Lancaster our main area of operation is the lower Lune Valley and the surrounding areas. We have just set up a breeding apiary with the objectives of providing a source of healthy, dark, docile bees, well suited to our very local environment. For more information please contact : Fred […]

NatBIP News No 7

[…]‘pest and disease resistant’,  ‘good-tempered’ and ‘productive’ bees, or whatever characteristics we value. The beauty of bee improvement is that we can select for the qualities that we want and are not merely subject to accepting the bee breeder’s choice, with bees often designed for warmer, more settled climates. BIBBA has been preaching this message for years but detractors either […]

Colony Increase – The Roger Patterson Method

[…]makes colony increase a very easy and attainable process.I’m kicking myself that this wasn’t available at the beginning of the year as it’s just what was needed, so no guesses what I’ll be encouraging our association to do for our new bee keeping entrants. Roger explains everything very pragmatically and makes no drama of the process, or needing piles of […]
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NatBIP News No6

[…]try to impose an exotic strain on to our local bee population, but we would always be pushing against nature’s preferred route and that would make our task all the more difficult. The easiest way to make sustainable progress is to combine the demands of nature with the demands of the beekeeper. This is achieved by avoiding exotic imports and […]

BIBBA Monthly – June 2021

[…]can become more sustainable as the honey bees that are already on the Isles become increasingly adapted to their environment. But the Project is much more than just about beekeeping. It will look at the available forage for all types of bee: honey, bumble and solitary. The first year is all about getting a baseline – flora and fauna, what […]

Bee Improvement Days 2021

[…]bees, with emphasis on suitability to the environment, docility, calmness on the comb, ease of management, good use of stores, etc. The improvement of bees is an important and interesting part of beekeeping. The suitability of bees to the environment and their temper are issues that concern the caring beekeeper, but are not often taught. This course will cover many […]

North Devon Bee Improvement Group-EX32

North Devon Group operating from an apiary on the outskirts of Barnstaple as part of the North Devon Beekeepers Association. Initially, we will be developing our skills to become self-sufficient in producing Queens and colonies for our teaching programme and as a source of local bees for beginners. In the long term we would be excited to part of the […]

NatBIP News No5

[…]Cornwall, where I am, the Spring season is usually good for bees, with plenty of nectar and pollen available. This season was quite different being cold and dry through April to the point of there being almost no nectar available, followed by a cool and wet May, which allowed the bees little chance to get out. The result was, for […]

NatBIP News No4

Sustainable beekeeping: Local adaptation and the native sub-species DEFRA’s response to the 10,000+ signatories opposed to the import of package bees, through the loophole of trade between Northern Ireland and Britain, has just been announced. It seems they have gone back on their assurances, made in February, that only queens, and not packages of bees, can be imported from Europe. […]

West Linton BKA-EH46

Midlothian group helping local beekeepers and novices start beekeeping and bee improvement. Our intention is to lend a colony bees to each new beekeeper that joins us, from which they can, with our assistance, breed new colonies both for themselves and to repay their debt. For further information please contact: […]

East Midlands 1998

[…]of cut comb containers for candy. Ron Brown in his excellent little book on managing Apidea mini-nucs advocates the use of cut comb containers for candy. These just nicely fit into the feed compartments of the mini-nuc. The idea being that these are used as a magazine type of replacement, take an empty one out and slot a full one […]

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