Q&A

Moy Valley Bees is about an ongoing partnership between ourselves and our beekeepers.   As part of our Beginners Training course we offer an ongoing mentoring service including refreshers and informal support.   Getting started in beekeeping can seem to be a daunting task but it does not need to be so.  Use this section to ask questions about beekeeping and we'll post our answers here.   
  • monthly beekeeping guide? Q: Where can I find a monthly guide as to the activities we should be undertaking with our bees in the West of Ireland?  ~ Orville Cuff, Farrenmacfarrel, 27th April 2018 ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2018, 12:23 AM by Unknown user
  • sugar syrup or fondant?  Q:  Why do we feed fondant over winter but just sugar syrup in the summer months?  ~ Barbara Bierach, Sligo 25th April 2018A:  Fondant, whilst slightly more costly than simple ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2018, 12:23 AM by Unknown user
  • first inspection Q:  it is April and spring is late in the West of Ireland!  Is it too early to make a first inspection? ~ Ivan McGee, Dromore West, 20th April 2018A ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2018, 12:24 AM by Unknown user
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