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May Meetings and Events
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MAY 9th
Colonial Beekeepers Assoc Family BarBQ

Starts at 11:30 am at Steve Hunt's property

Poquoson

 

 

 

MAY 19th

7PM

Colonial Beekeepers Association

Monthy Meeting

St Luke's Methodist Church

Yorktown

 

 

 

 

 

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NewBees Corner

 

Information listed here is for the new beekeepers looking for guidance on what beekeeping chores are to be considered now:

 

For information on Spring Feeding - supplemental feeding of sugar syrup and/or pollen substitute check out this link: Michael Bush on Feeding

 

For information on Hive Reversing check out these links: Winter Feeding Success! Hive Reversal & Checkerboarding
Long Lane Honey Bee Farms - Lesson 93

 

So you've found queen cells in your colony. Here's a link to how you might transplant them to a queenless colony or make a nuc. Fat Beeman doesn't wear a veil, you should! Fat Beeman never says "it is my opinion" so take heed!
Queen Cell Transplant