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June 2019

Apiary Report 30 June 2019

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BASIC ASSESSMENTS – for five W&DBKA members

Assessors: Sean Stephenson & Jenny Morgan.  W&DBKA Coordinator: Garth Matthews

NOTE: There wasn’t a normal inspection this weekend but the coordinator reported on what was found during the practical assessment sessions.

You can find his report HERE.


Apiary Inspection Summary 23 June 2019

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Neil Marshall lead this closed inspection session, helped by four members.  Garth needed the number of queen right hives available for the Basic Assessments.  Three nucs created from hives with charged open queen cells (that is: preparing to swarm).  Three hives Basic Assessment ready.  Garth checking which of his hives are suitable.   Full inspection details HERE.

European Foul Brood (EFB): Another Outbreak

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EFB Outbreak in Wokingham/Bracknell area.

Please check that all your apiary sites are correctly registered in BeeBase, to enable the NBU to identify the potential infection zone.  If they are not registered use the link under Member Information above and register now.

On the evening of Tuesday 18 June I was informed that Phil Spillane (NBU Seasonal Bee Inspector – …

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