UoG’s Honey Bee Research Centre

This video is about the Honey Bee Research Centre at the University of Guelph.

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Buckfast Queen Mating Station On Thorah Island

The Honey Bee Research Centre team travels to Thorah Island to the Buckfast queen mating station. Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, is the main speaker. He is joined by David Stotesbury, research and apiary assistant, as well as some other volunteers join him.

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Bee Beards

Members of the Honey Bee Research Centre show how to build and remove a bee beard

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Our Beekeeping Equipment

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager along with Apiary Assistants, Wendy and Stephanie, show some of the accessories, modifications and specialized equipment used at the Honey Bee Research Centre.

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Bear Fence

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, explains the setup of an electric fence to exclude bears from a bee yard.

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Beekeeper’s Knot

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, shows how to use the ‘Beekeepers Knot’ – an easy-to tie and untie knot for securing loads

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Indoor Overwintering

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, explains the concepts of indoor overwintering and shows an overwintering room setup.

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Flow Hive

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, talks about the Flow Hives.

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