Dunmanway Bee-Keepers Association invite you to
A practical bee-keeping demonstration
Featuring nailing frames etc.at their meeting in Dunmanway hospital meeting room on Thursday 25th April at 8pm. All Welcome
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Beekeeping supplies special offers
If you would like to order supplies then contact Liam for discount offers from Thorne's. Catalogue here.
Send your requirements to Gobnait or Liam as quickly as possible.
Beehive demonstration with David LeeDavid Lee completed his fascinating and informative series of talks with a live demonstration at the bee-hives. The talk took place at Duvane Farm at 2.00 pm on Saturday 16th June.
Duvane Farm (pictured) is a mile outside Clonakilty on the main road to Skibbereen. The demonstration was very well attended and many newcomers ot bee keeping were able to handle and work with bees for the first time.
Other eventsThe South West Cork BKA runs regular events in the region and one-off events such as lectures and outdoor demonstrations as the opportunity arise. To be kept up-to-date about our events, please check this website regularly or join our mailing list for updates by email or text. To join the list just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Summer Course
Where: Franciscan College, Gormanston, Co. Meath
What: The Gormanston Summer Course is organised by the FIBKA has universal appeal both for the beginner and the advanced enthusiast. It offers a range of lectures and workshops covering a wide programme in the practical and scientific areas. The Guest Lecturer this year is Jennifer Berry from the University of Georgia, USA, where she is Apicultural Research Co-Ordinator and Laboratory Manager. For further info, click here.
Queen Rearing Course
This course is addressed to … experienced beekeepers and beginners alike. It will cover the following topics: controlling bees, working for honey, rearing to increase honey production, a busman’s holiday (working with Bro. Adam at Buckfast Abbey) and integrated swarm control. The course will be delivered by Noel Power, CFL, British Wax Chandlers Winner.
To get the project started the talk on queen rearing by bee-expert Noel Power took place at O' Donovan's Hotel, Clonakilty at 8pm on Monday 20th February. The talk was attended by members new and old hoping to learn more about how to rear queens to servie the local hives.
|Noel Power demonstrates his queen rearing equipment|