What is a Queen Castle and how can you use one to raise Queen Bees.
Queen Breeding The speakers who covered this were Philip Cropp and Rae Butler from Rainbow Honey, a commercial Beekeeping company based in Nelson. http://www.nelsonhoney.com Philip was the first to speak, he explained that they were assisting the team in the breeding program to help establish the VSH trait and participating in a breeding program. The[…]Read More
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.
We hosted some Korean visitors to kiwimana HQ, and Andy showed the group how to raise Queen cells from one of our colonies.