Banner Beekeepers will have their open day on Monday June 5th, the bank holiday Monday from 11.00am to 2.00pm at the Doora apiary.
The Doora apiary is located at the back of Father McNamara park V95 KX8E. When you enter Father McNamara park keep to the very left and drive through the gates, park up and walk the rest of the way in – 2 minute walk (or park in Father McNamara park).
The trader on the day is Donegal bees. Thomas can bring any orders placed with him on the day just order in time! ORDER BEFORE 1.00PM FRIDAY 2ND JUNE FOR DELIVERY ON THE OPEN DAY. ORDER BY PHONE OR EMAIL. https://www.donegalbees.ie/
Donegal bees also do wax exchange (wax for foundation) just let Thomas know in advance as to how much wax you will be trading so he can have the correct foundation with him.
Newbee’s/interested parties may avail of a guided visit to open a box of bee’s and look inside, bee suits will be provided.
BIOSECURITY ON THE DAY
No one is allowed to bring their own bee suit or gloves to the open day. We have association suits and gloves which will be available on the day.
I have had several confirmed reports of AFB in the area and I will do a disease inspection demonstration near the end of the day.
There will also be a talk/demonstration on Nucs and and their use as a method of swarm control.