We’ve been planning to embark on a queen rearing programme here at MBA for some time now and this weekend, at last, we’re going to start in earnest! The method we are going to use is good for small scale queen rearing but can be adapted for greater numbers. It’s called the Cook Method and was devised by a clever chap called Vince Cook and described in this book.
We have a small group set up to help with and observe the process and we’re all very keen to see it succeed and to develop into something significant for Moray’s beekeepers as the years progress.
I’ll be reporting on how we get on here so watch this space!