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September 2019

A Wide Selection of Second-hand Beekeeping Equipment

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W&DBKA member John Edwards has a wide selection of second-hand beekeeping equipment for sale.  At the bottom of this post are photographs of some of the equipment.  Items for sale include:

  • Commercial and national:
    • brood boxes
    • supers
    • floors
    • queen excluders
    • lids
    • etc
  • Two observation hives
  • A solar wax extractor
  • A bulk feeder and rapid feeders
  • Honey buckets, some with valves …

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Apiary Inspection Summary 08 September 2019

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Unfortunately the lead beekeeper was on his own today and kept actions down to a minimum.  Checking or removing feeders and applying MAQs varroa treatment where colonies were strong enough. Only colony 7 had  a full inspection after being united with queen-less colony 6 the previous week.  We now have eight colonies.  You can find the full report HERE.

Bee-news-ed W&DBKA Newsletter 2019 Issue 8, September

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This issue includes: Committee’s Elected Posts – 14days Notice Required before AGM if you wish to step forwardTwo Poplars’ Meeting – change for next year, latest Bee-news From the Association Apiary, details of AGM & Your Membership Renewals, Beekeeper in Hospital After 4 Bee Stings, Treating Stored Comb for Wax Moth, Dates for You Diary Guest speakers confirmed …

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