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Beekeeping 101B Sunday May 19 (AM)- Hive check on installed bee hives

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The Loose Rooster Ranch

3280 Bixler Road

Brentwood, CA 94513

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Beekeeping 101-B, Beginners welcome. No experience necessary. Identify bees, types, parts of the hive, live hive check demonstration

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We will be checking he hives that we installed packages of Italian Bees into the hive boxes from mid April. This as all classes are weather permitting. If it is raining or below 60 degrees or above 90 degrees, we will cancel the class and return funds to you if this is the case.

The class is held outside, please dress appropriately with close toed boots or sneakers, jeans/pants, layer clothing (long sleeve and short sleeve). We will supply bee suit if you do not have your own. Wear light colored clothing (bees do not like black)

Beekeeping 101 will cover: ABOUT BEES and hive checks

The Anatomy of a Bee

Queen, Worker and Drone Behavior - look for different types of cells, honey, eggs, pollen, queen cells, drone cells

How to check the hive

Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Assembly

How to Manage Bees and hive maintenance

Diseases and how to identify

Hive demonstration (live hive demonstration weather permitting)

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The Loose Rooster Ranch

3280 Bixler Road

Brentwood, CA 94513

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