Bucks County Beekeepers Disease Day
Time & Location
About The Event
Bucks County Beekeepers will once again be holding an adult bee disease day on Saturday 7th August at Butlers Cross Village Hall, HP17 0TX. The day has been split into 8 sessions for small groups of up to 12 Bucks Beekeepers.
The Adult Honey Bee Diseases and Pests Day will start in the hall with a lecture focussed on adult honey bee diseases and pests. There will then be 2 demonstration, held outside that will cover :
1) Sterilization of hives, both wooden and poly
2) Comb change demos; shook swarm and various forms of Bailey comb change
There will also be the opportunity to have your bees tested for Nosema; bring along a sample of 30 abdomens of older bees from a hive and one of the county microscopists will test it for Nosema. Sean will be demonstrating how to take a sample of bees for testing during his live demo on Wednesday 21st July.
Finally there will be a diseases quiz with a prize of a bottle of Champagne. Please book your session in advance on eventbrite here, where there are further details about the sessions.