Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Branch

Tasks for January

 

Treat for Varroa with Oxalic or lactic acid.

Check Hives for predator damage.

Clean and prepare spare equipment [Supers, frames, Q. excluders etc....].

Attend all winter meetings.

Heft your hives [add the weight of both sides].

For feeding details click here.

Watch for staining at the entrance.

Expect some dead bees by the hive.

Read some bee keeping books from the library.

Consider taking some assessments (Basic, Husbandry, Modules esp. Mod 3).

Plan your activities for the year (Increase, maximise honey crop, queen replacement, queen rearing, new techniques).

 

 
 
 
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