Instrumental Insemination Course

£295.00 inc. VAT

Join our Instrumental Insemination Course to master honeybee genetics and insemination techniques. Designed for experienced beekeepers, this immersive program covers precision in queen and drone selection, hands-on proficiency, versatile configurations, and drone collection mastery. Benefit from tailored learning with small class sizes.


  • Art Meets Science: Delve into instrumental insemination, favored by global bee breeders and researchers.
  • Master Queen and Drone Selection: Learn precise criteria for top-quality queens and colonies.
  • Hands-On Practice: Gain insemination skills with top-tier units.
  • Flexible Configurations: Prepare for various breeding scenarios.
  • Live Interaction: Work directly with queens and drones in hands-on sessions.
  • Drone Collection Mastery: Understand this vital process, with bee suits available if needed.

Unlock the secrets of queen bee genetics and enrol today!

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Mastering the Art of Queen Bee Genetics: Instrumental Insemination Course

Are you an experienced beekeeper searching for a path to refine your queen breeding skills and seize precise control over your honeybee genetics? Dive into the intricate world of honeybee genetics with our “Instrumental Insemination Course,” the ultimate choice for those dedicated to queen bee breeding.

Course Highlights:

  • The Fusion of Art and Science: Delve into the delicate artistry and precise science of instrumental insemination, a revered technique employed by bee breeders and researchers worldwide.
  • Mastering Queen and Drone Selection: Gain insight into the meticulous criteria for selecting exceptional queen and drone lines, laying the foundation for premium-quality queens and thriving colonies.
  • Hands-On Expertise: This intensive two-day course centres on hands-on training, providing you with invaluable experience in utilising top-tier insemination units. Master the art of semen collection and insemination through practical demonstrations.
  • Adaptability Through Configuration: Explore various insemination unit setups, preparing you for the diverse scenarios you may encounter in your breeding endeavours.
  • Live Interaction: We provide the queens and drones for your practical sessions, guaranteeing a seamless learning experience. Confidence in bee handling is essential, as you’ll work directly with live bees.
  • Drone Collection Mastery: Delve into the critical drone collection process—a pivotal component of successful instrumental insemination. If you don’t have a bee suit, don’t fret—simply inform us of your size upon booking, and we’ll ensure you’re well-equipped.

Essential Equipment:

  • Bee Suit and Gloves: Prioritize your safety and comfort during practical activities.
  • Proper Footwear: Equip yourself with suitable footwear, such as welly boots, ensuring readiness for practical sessions in and around the hives.
  • Pen and Paper: Prepare these vital tools to capture essential notes and details throughout the course.
  • Clean Beekeeping Equipment: Guarantee your beekeeping equipment is meticulously cleaned and washed before attending the course.
  • Feel free to bring your own insemination equipment if you have it.

Personalised Learning:

Our commitment to your success includes limited class sizes. This ensures that you receive the attention and guidance essential to truly master the art of instrumental insemination.

Course Location:

Join us at our site just outside South Molton, North Devon. Specific venue details and comprehensive directions will be provided ahead of the course date.

Course Duration:

Immerse yourself in two full days of training, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Ready to unlock the full potential of your queen bee genetics and make a significant impact on your bee colonies? Enrol in our Instrumental Insemination Course now, and embark on a journey towards becoming a master of your beekeeping domain!

Instrumental Insemination Course