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Advanced Beekeeping Course

Advaned Beekeeping with Doug Purdie and Vicky Brown

The Urban Beehive is offering a one-day advanced beekeeping course. The aim is for participants to gain a better knowledge of European honeybees and the methods of keeping them in an urban environment and build on their existing experience. The course is only open to participants who have completed our beginners course.

The course will cover advanced topics such as:

  • Queen locating techniques
  • Marking Queens
  • Dealing with cross-combed hives
  • Swarm prevention
  • Why requeen and how do you do it
  • Splitting hives and joining hives
  • Moving hives
  • Dealing with grumpy bees
  • Getting fresh wax into the brood box
  • Dealing with Small hive beetle and other pests

The course will start at 8.50 am and run utill about 2.00 pm

COVID-19 conditions: This event will be limited in size to allow social distancing, we will be requiring all participants to use and sanitiser and appropriate PPE for this course.

Click on the BOOK NOW button at the top of the page to book in for the class.