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You are what you eat.

The Secret Ingredient That Stops Honeybees From Becoming Queens. In a paper published Thursday in PLOS Genetics, researchers found specific molecules in the pollen and honey mixture that honeybee larvae feed on cause physical changes that determine whether females develop

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COLOSS Survey 2017

Please complete the the COLOSS Winter Loss Survey which you will see is again being conducted on behalf of the National Apiculture Programme through University of Limerick for Teagasc and DAFM.   Survey online at  

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Check your email address

Hi We are having difficulty with sending CCBKA communications to those members with email addresses. If you are currently using an email address for CCBKA communications can you please send a new email address (new provider) to our

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Apimondia 2017

This year the Apimondia International Apicultural Congress will be held in Istanbul, Turkey between 29 September – 4 October 2017. Website Link.

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Apiary Demonstrations 2017

The committee are pleased to announce the Apiary Practical Demonstrations and “Bee Shed” days for 2017. These demonstrations are primarily for less experienced beekeepers, and in particular for those who did our Autumn Course in 2016 or before, and haven’t

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