Bulk Purchase of Honey Jars for Collection at Summer Garden Party We are offering members the chance to buy standard 1lb honey jars with gold metal screw lids in boxes of half a gross (72) at a discount price of 35%…
Are you interested in receiving a swarm of bees or buying a nucleus?
Although Autumn is the traditional time for honey shows, preparations should begin much earlier in the year.
Full and partner members of North Staffs BKA benefit from two types of insurance: third party cover for beekeeping activities and primary hive products cl_2015_policy_wording_1444854145 insurance_certificate_signed_1446737156 Bee disease insurance (BDI) limited cover for destruction due to foulbrood
Please be aware that both AFB and EFB have been found in North Staffordshire A useful booklet can be downloaded from the National Bee Unit Foulbrood Disease of Honeybees
This interesting german video (narrated in english) describes a large scale selection process but the description of varroa monitoring and a method of collecting bee samples is relevant to small scale beekeepers
This is an interesting way of keeping bees (and amazing house in the background!)
We are holding weekly meetings in the apiary at Richmond Street allotments.