UoG’s Honey Bee Research Centre
This video is about the Honey Bee Research Centre at the University of Guelph.
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.
Members of the Honey Bee Research Centre show how to build and remove a bee beard
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.
Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, explains the setup of an electric fence to exclude bears from a bee yard.
Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, shows how to use the ‘Beekeepers Knot’ – an easy-to tie and untie knot for securing loads
Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, explains the concepts of indoor overwintering and shows an overwintering room setup.
Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, talks about the Flow Hives.
Hive Life Photos
In this video Paul shows the three styles of Hive Life Photos the HRBC sells; four frame nucleus, ten frame normal and ten frame abnormal colonies. At the end of the video Paul demonstrates how to install the Hive Life Photos into standard deep frames.
HBRC Equipment and Plans
In this video, Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, and our volunteer Fred Fulkerson, explain the various equipment, useful tools and plans that have been developed at the Honey Bee Research Center.