Teaching Apiary Inspection - 07/07/2012

 

One of the regular inspections undertaken of the YDBKA Teaching Apiary.

Inspections are open to all members, and are usually led by the Apiary Manager, with plenty of opportunities for everyone to get involved.

If you'd like to attend an inspection, dates and times can be found within the Members Only Area.

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    James demonstrates how dummy boards are used in smaller colonies
     
 
     
 
What a super frame of sealed brood!    
     
James bruises capped honey on a brood frame, to encourage the bees to move it up into the super, leaving more room for the queen to lay more eggs.