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The 2020 Annual General Meeting

will be held by way of a Zoom meeting on Saturday the 12th December commencing at 10.00am



Have you discovered a neglected or abandoned hive – report it here

For information on Bees and swarms

Before calling anyone, please CLICK HERE 
to save you time and give you peace of mind

Queen Marking colours – The year 2020 will be Blue.
The international agreed colour code for years ending with the following numbers is as follows:-
1 or 6 = White: 2 or 7 = Yellow: 3 or 8 =Red:: 4 or 9 = Green:: 0 or 5 = Blue.

This can be remembered by the phrase Why You Rear Good Bees


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