Sat, 15 Oct|
U3A classroom and carpark
Small Scale Queen Rearing
"Small Scale Queen Rearing" There are few experiences more rewarding than rearing Queens from your best colonies. There's a queen raising method to suit you. Training runs over two consecutive Saturdays. Raise 20 Queens, and the course has paid for itself.
Time & Location
15 Oct 2022, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
U3A classroom and carpark, 22 Golden Grove Rd, Modbury North SA 5092, Australia
About the event
"Small Scale Queen Rearing" two-day training course.
Sat Oct 15 and Sat Oct 22.
Join us to Learn the Whats, Whys and Hows of raising your own Queen Bees.
"Small Scale Queen Rearing" is a course with limited numbers, so register early.
- Gain skills in Queen rearing
- Be able to produce Queens for your use or sale.
- Learn more about the role of Queens in your hives
- Share experiences with other Queen producers in SA.
- Take home Queen Cells you have raised during the training.
- Take home a complete Queen Rearing Kit (value $55) to get you started.
- Queen Cell Production
- Reproductive Biology
- Selective Breeding Programs
- Drone Mother Management
- Nucleus Colonies and Mating Apiaries
- Catching, Caging and Posting Queens.
Raise 20 Queens yourself and the course has paid for itself.
Bring your clean bee suit (washed) and wear covered-in shoes. We provide gloves, hive tools and smokers.
There is support after the training.
Join the SA Queen Breeders Hub to exchange ideas, friendly cooperation and encouragement.
Trainers: Phil Marshall and Kevin Tracy.
Commercial beekeeper and Queen producers. Qualified Beekeeping Educators.
Phil face-to-face and Kevin via ZOOM.
There's a queen raising method to suit you! You will be taking home a complete Queen Rearing kit (value $55) to get you started.
Cost: $620. This includes all tuition, access to the teaching apiary, grafting material, and equipment to complete the training. Plus follow up Zoom meeting for post-training support.
Take home a complete Queen Rearing kit (value $55) and Queen cells that you have raised!
Refreshments and morning tea are provided. BYO lunch or purchased at nearby shops.
Location: U3A (University of the Third Age). Modbury. SA.
Dates: Saturday, Oct 15 and Saturday, Oct 22, 2022.
Small Scale Queen Rearing
This ticket includes all tuition, access to the apiary, grafting material, and equipment to complete the training. Take home a complete Queen Rearing kit (value $55) and Queen Cells that you have raised. Refreshments and morning tea are provided. BYO lunch or purchase at nearby shops.$620.00