Spring buzz at Stoneleigh
Vita’s stand was very busy at Stoneleigh on Saturday when British beekeepers had their first taste of spring at the now annual Bee Tradex expo. Estimates put attendance at approaching 2000 and they were plenty beating a path past Vita’s stand.
Hot topics were the Asian hornet and the Small Hive Beetle. Will they both get to the UK? And which might be first?
Beekeepers were eager to get hands-on with both the hornet trap and the Beetle Blaster products. Quite a few people avoided post and packing by buying hornet traps on the day and someone was obviously so impressed that Vita received a single order for ten this morning!
Swarm wipes were also a focus of attention and beekeepers prepared for the swarming season.
Next month it’s the BBKA Spring Convention at Telford in Shropshire on 17 April 2015.