New Beekeepers visit the Apiary

Having completed the theory part of the course  our student beekeepers have now moved on the gain practical experience in the apiary.P1010004

Although the weather was too cold for full inspections there were still plenty of jobs to do.

Cleaning and sterilising equipment, learning how to light a smoker … and keep it going!

 

 

 

Varroa levels were checked and colonies treated as required.

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