One ‘Bee’comes Two …

Tempting fate can be a risky business but it can also produce some surprising results. The surprising result is that the bees from last year seem to be responding well after the winter. With the good weather of recent days, the activity at the hive seems to be increasing and if the weather stays the … Continue reading One ‘Bee’comes Two …

‘Bee’ing Clear of Disease?

As mentioned in the previous blog, I have sent a small sample of bees for testing for signs of diseases. The tests were carried out by Dr Mary Coffey (Teagasc Bee Diagnostic Services), who is also attached to the University Of Limerick which is also involved in research into the native Irish Bee (Apis Mellifera … Continue reading ‘Bee’ing Clear of Disease?