This past season has seen a large increase in the numbers of small hive beetle (SHB) observed within beehives. Unfortunately, SHB is here to stay … Read More
American foulbrood, pests and disease, small hive beetles, swarming
Biosecurity, Managing your hives, Pests and diseases
With a growth in the keeping of bees especially in high residential areas, there are a few things to consider so that your bees do … Read More
aggression, breeding, light, queens, requeening, swarming, water
Code of Practice, Managing your hives, Policy and compliance
Spring has sprung, and it is time for beekeepers to spring into action to ensure a good season.
Early spring inspections
Is there a laying queen?
Is there … Read More
chalkbrood, hive management, honey, queen bees, spring, supplementary feeding, swarming
Breeding, Managing your hives, Nutrition, Pests and diseases