Queen Rearing Half Day Afternoon - Advanced Bee...

Queen Rearing Half Day Afternoon - Advanced Beekeeping



An Afternoon Course

  Queen Rearing  

If you book both this course and our morning course on swarm control, you will receive a free lunch courtesy of Mantel Farm.

Small scale but quality Queen raising - an introduction to raising quality queens for the small scale hobbiest beekeeper.


Course Programme:
Half day: 1.30pm - 4.30pm


What To Expect:



1. Principles behind raising quality queens

2. Scaling down for the hobbiest beekeeper in a home Apiary

Light refreshments will be provided, including tea, coffee, water, and a 'honey-themed' cake.

Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just short walk down our track.

Please arrive at 1.15pm for a prompt 1.30pm start.



An explanation of what can be achieved with smaller colonies in a home Apiary.

Aimed at the hobbiest beekeeper who wishes to move on in the craft, but still keep the size of operation small enough for the home Apiary.

What To Bring:

Just bring yourself, confirmation of your booking, a notebook and any questions you may have.

If you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance.


Course Tutor:
Mike Cullen


Mike Cullen

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Mike has been a Beekeeper since 1972. He is the ex-chairman and current President of the Hasings & Rother Beekeeping Association. (H&R BKA). He represents the division for H&R BKA at Sussex Beekeeping Association and is an examiner for the BBKA Basic and General examinations.



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Advanced Beekeeping - Queen Rearing Half Day PM with Mike Cullen

An advanced beekeeping training course

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£48.00 / ticket(s) *

Prices incl. VAT