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    Whos not been in yet ?

    Not Yet just had look under the roof and have been watching the Lady's bring pollen back, it looking like Wednesday will be the best day to have a look so I will have to have a day off work that's ,if the weather forecast is correct
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    Dog found swarm

    Biscuit just barked that them i have just walked back over 5 field with the nuc and my bee suit on and i am very warm at the moment just put the nuc in my garden just to check the bees out over the coming weeks before i put them with my other bees. so a trip to the butcher tomorrow for...
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    Dog found swarm

    Walking the dogs this morning across the fields in the rain . one of the dogs found a swarm in a patch of nettles they must have been there all night the bees where on the floor so i went back home , made a Nuc box and went back for the bees . Just been back over this afternoon and all...
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    My first ever swarm

    The second swarm was bigger the branch of the tree was on the floor
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    My first ever swarm

    I was at work today when my wife phone me and said that one of her friends had a swarm in there paddock at the back of there house so left work ( I work for myself ) got home got all the stuff and got my first ever swarm, took it back to my place. it was nearly dinner time so had my dinner...
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    Bees bringing in pollen

    Off Work today so nipped over to the paddock to see if the ladies were out , both hive were out and flying around and bring in yellow pollen . it warms the heart .
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    Opinions - best vehicle for Beeks?

    I use a Ford Ranger Pick up
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    Hi from Stockport

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    how many are not resisting checking hives

    The Girls have been flying on good days and collecting pollen but i have not opened yet. and I have changed the floor the old one needed to be repaired and i have put syrup on last week .
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    Nice Day Girls out and about and bring in Pollen I added a syrup feeder.
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    The girls flying and brining in pollen! and working on 3 WBC hives that I was given last week
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    taking in pollen .....

    Hi My Girls were coming in and out with Yellow pollen
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    The girls were out and about all over the heather in my garden
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    Honey bees in a tree

    Hi I do not have to cut any thing off the tree there are no branches to cut off . around the bee nest . The oak is a old tree and we do live in a Conservation area but the tree is out side the area
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    Honey bees in a tree

    Hi Its about 10 ft up the oak tree I have been up and had a look in, the bees did not attack me it on a south facing part of the tree the crack in the oak tree is about 15'' high and 8 '' wide with a old bird at the bottom of the bees nest . Andy