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Members' Resources

Membership of MBKA provides a number of useful resources:
  • Get help and advice from other members
  • Attend 'Home Visits' and gain practical experience from other members' hives
  • Visit our apiary and gain practical experience from members of the apiary team
  • Access to the MBKA book and DVD library
  • Use of MBKA equipment
  • Affiliation to the Welsh Beekeepers' Association - benefits include: a quarterly magazine, third party and bee disease insurance. Please note: The cover for both insurances ends when your membership expires on 31 December. A condition of the insurers is that new cover does not commence until the day your membership subscription is received by the MBKA. Also, your BDI will be invalid if you have more colonies than the number for which you are insured. For more information on BDI contact George Kay on 01341 430219.

Books and DVDs:

For an up-to-date list of books and DVDs available to members click here. To borrow a copy contact Paul Aslin on 01341 250882.

MBKA Equipment:

The following equipment is available to members:
  • 9 frame electric radial spinner, 9 frame manual radial spinner & two 4 frame manual radial spinners
  • Heather press
  • Candlemaking equipment
  • 2 mircoscopes and a refractometer
  • Bee suits - short term loan only
  • Video Projector & Display Boards for bee related presentations only.

To borrow equipment contact John Townsend on 01341 430262.