Saturday, 7 August 2010

James Kilty

James Kilty is a beekeeper in West Cornwall, and a friend of mine. He belog to a "Bee improvment group" and has been attempting to breed Varroa managment into his bees. The earlier post of the Worker Bee removing the dead pupa with varroa is his bees- so his aim to create a Varroa resistant bee is on the right path.

In these photographs you can see him cleaning old frames (with an OLD bee suit on- he does not use this for his work with colonies!!!), which when ready can be used again, and another photo of him feeding his bees a sugar solution in Winter.

They were taken on large format (5x4) camera

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