Queen rearing is a valuable skill for producing your own queens and improving your stock. Many beekeepers feel that queen rearing is a daunting and complicated task. This course is set out to get you started rearing your own queens.
Over this course you will learn the basic theory of queen rearing and various methods, as well as getting hands on with some practical queen rearing. You will learn about the mechanics of queen rearing and the individual stages. There are a number of commonly used methods which you will learn alongside the practical skills required.
Throughout the day you will learn and put into practice skills such as setting up cell building colonies and maintaining cell builders. There will be a focus on grafting based methods as well as some non-graft methods. With plenty of time to practice your skills you will be well placed to start your queen rearing project.
This course will be held in the vicinity of South Molton, North Devon. Due to COVID19 and ongoing projects here at Bishops Bees we can not yet confirm the exact location. We will provide you with Details prior to your course date with an address and Direction. If you require overnight accommodation, we can confirm that it will be within easy driving distance of South Molton.
This course will run from 9:00 – 17:00