Library of things
The equipment listed below is available for loan to our members.
|Compound microscope x400||Pollen identification, disease checks||Nick O'Toole|
|Binocolar dissecting microscope||Dissection and checking for acarine||Nick O'Toole|
|Extractor: manual 4 frame||Honey extractor with filters and tank||Derek Read|
|Microscope: 2, 7, 10x||Pollen identification, disease checks||Tamar DeVane|
|Extractor: 9-frame electric radial||Electric honey extractor||apiary team|
|Uncapping tray||Uncapping honey frames prior to extraction||apiary team|
|Foundation mould||Making wax foundation||apiary team|
|Oxalic vapouriser||Hive treatment with oxalic acid||apiary team|
|Queen rearing cupkit||Rearing queens||apiary team|
|Refractometer||Water content of honey||Joyce Atkinson|
|Honey grading glasses||Assessing whether honey is "light", "medium", or "dark"||Joyce Atkinson|
Library of books
The Association also has a range of books available to loan members. A list of these, together with borrowing instructions, will appear in due course.