Queen Rearing And Bee Breeding

Grafting

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, instructs how to graft honey bee larvae.

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Cell Building – Part 1

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, discusses how to properly build a cell for raising queens.

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Cell Building – Part 2

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, continues to discuss how to properly build a cell for raising queens.

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Making Mini Nucleus Colonies

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, shows how to make a mini nucleus colony.

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4-Way Mating Nucleus Colonies

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, along with Apiary Assistants Taylor and Stephanie demonstrate how we use 4-way mating nucleus colonies and their pros vs. cons.

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Handling Queen Cells

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, explains the benefits of using queen cells and demonstrates methods for transporting cells to the apiary in an incubator.

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Managing Towards Gentle Behaviour

Paul Kelly, Research and Apiary Manager, demonstrates how beekeepers can manage hives to select for gentle behaviour.

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Low Varroa Growth Part 1

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, interviews HBRC director Dr. Guzman and Dr. Guzman outlines the Low Varroa Growth research project.

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Low Varroa Growth Part 2

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, interviews Dr. Berna Emsen about methods and results of the new Low Varroa Growth research project.

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Low Varroa Growth Part 3

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, discusses the Tech-Transfer Program with Les Eccles.

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Working with the ORHBS Program

Working with the ORHBS Program

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