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Tag Archives: queen
A tale of woe and despair, an update on what is happening at kiwimana and what we are doing to fix this issue.
What is a Queen Castle and how can you use one to raise Queen Bees. Continue reading
In the fourth part of Margaret’s series about the start to the Bee Season at kiwimana HQ. Some great photos of bees and blooming flowers at this time of year. Continue reading
Margarets third blog post about spring preparations for our Bee Season in New Zealand Continue reading
We hosted some Korean visitors to kiwimana HQ, and Andy showed the group how to raise Queen cells from one of our colonies. Continue reading
Well we’ve started our countdown to spring, but its hard to know the state-of-play for our girls – yes our Bees Margaret discusses what is flowering at the kiwimana HQ. Continue reading
Queen Excluders, what are there and what can you use them for in the beekeeping world. Continue reading
What Happened A couple of weeks back we had an incident with the Remuera 1 hive. We were inspecting frames and the queen must have fallen from the it. When we were cleaning up after the inspection, we noticed a … Continue reading
Just a reminder that the National Beekeepers Association Conference is being held this year in Auckland, New Zealand. The hobby beekeeper day is on Sunday 26 June 2011. There have some great speakers so hopefully you can make it along … Continue reading