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If you are considering keeping bees, you would be well advised to join a local branch of
the BBKA, where you will find unlimited and enthusiastic advice from fellow beekeepers.
I have now retired from beekeeping, but hope this webpage will prove helpful.


Help with Bee Problems


Members of the public who need advice on swarms should visit the BBKA Swarm page:
» Advice on Swarms. Read it before ringing anyone for help.
If you need to contact a local beekeeper, start with your local Beekeepers' Association.
» Local Beekeeping Associations
Please note that a beekeeper will not usually agree to deal with bees inside a roof or wall.
That is a job for a pest control specialist and possibly a builder.
Beekeepers will not usually be willing to deal with bumblebee nests. Some will.
Bumblebees are not usually a problem as colonies die off naturally at the end of the summer.
» Introducing the 'Tree Bumblebee' Bombus hypnorum by Cliff Hill.
Should you have genuine trouble with feral honeybees, bumblebees or wasps, contact a
professional pest control company. e.g.
» The National Pest Technicians website. Click on your region.
Also, see the Lincoln link at bottom of this page.


The Lincolnshire Beekeepers' Association

Young Cupid robs a skep!

Lincolnshire Show 2020
Come along to the LBKA Tent at the Lincolnshire Show.
24th and 25th June 2020.
» Lincolnshire Show
For the latest LBKA Show Schedule and Entry Forms:
» Refer to LBKA Website which is under development
 


Beekeeping for Beginners Courses 2020
For details of LBKA Beginners Courses visit the LBKA website.
» Refer to LBKA Website which is under development
 


Annual Bee Auction 2020
Annual Auction Sale of Bees & Equipment: Saturday 21st March 2020
» Refer to LBKA Website which is under development
 


Lincolnshire-bred British Dark Bees
Message from Tobias Downes - 2020

I have British Dark Bees, and supply 14x12 or National 6 frame nucs, and queens.
14x12 are £tba, National nukes are £200, an artificially inseminated queen is £45 and marked but not clipped.
[Please confirm prices with supplier.]
Contact me to discuss when the first batch of 2020 queens should be ready.

  • e-mail: Contact Tobias Downes
  • Facebook: Billinghay Bees
    » Billinghay Bees website.
     

  • For information on keeping bees, dealing with swarms, prevention of spray accidents, diagnosis and treatment
    of bee diseases and the supply of beekeeping equipment &c. the following links may be useful:

    Queen-marking Colour Codes
    » 2019 = Green
    » 2020 = Blue
    » 2021 = White
    » 2022 = Yellow
    » 2023 = Red


    LBKA etc...


    Useful links...


    Other really useful contacts...


    Bees down your chimney?

    If all else fails contact Lincoln & District Pest Control Services who specialise in such problems.

  • Lincoln & District Pest Control Services

    Telephone: 01522 790583.


  • Or visit:
  • The National Pest Technicians website and click on your region.
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