Introduction to Hive Splits April 7, 2019

10 am - 1pm

Held @ Mountain Feed

If you are a second season beekeeper and your colony has made it safely through the winter you may want to "split" your hive into two. Learn how to manage your hive after winter and how to make a successful split.

Topics we will cover:
Colony health evaluation
Spring cleaning
Equipment requirements for Spring build up
Nutrient support and supplements
Methods of making a split
Swarm management
Bait hives and swarm catching
Varroa mite management