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    Does it matter? It’s a nice little story. Who but folk on here are going to pick it apart? People argue about Amm here a lot. That...
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    krennie replied to the thread Oxalic Acid Vaporizer.
    hi - my question is more a question of 'is it necessary to do the oxalic treatment as well as the apiguard?'
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    krennie reacted to madasafish's post in the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter with Like Like.
    I have run super under the brood box since 2016. Never had a problem of Q laying in there.
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    krennie replied to the thread Oxalic Acid Vaporizer.
    I used Apiguard dish treatments in late August and September ( two treatments) but bee contact says also necessary in December to do...
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    krennie reacted to jenkinsbrynmair's post in the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter with Like Like.
    Don't worry about the empty shallow being under for the whole winter - it won't affect the bees one way or the other, in fact, if you...
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    krennie replied to the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter.
    Thankyou - The stores are now good and the super is now empty. Because of my back injury, I cannot now remove the super. I was...
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    krennie replied to the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter.
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    krennie reacted to Swarm's post in the thread Show me the honey. with Like Like.
    Work and other commitments can make your beekeeping a juggling act and even a chore if you had plans that the bees decide to change...
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    krennie reacted to drdrday's post in the thread Show me the honey. with Like Like.
    It doesn't sound like it's the beekeeping that has beaten you, just the location you're beekeeping in. Can you move your hives...
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    krennie replied to the thread Show me the honey..
    Thankyou for your encouragement - but allotment rules are fierce! and we had to construct the L-shaped 6foot fence around the hive for...
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    krennie replied to the thread Show me the honey..
    very true words. I was encouraged to begin beekeeping by a fellow allotmenteer. It was lockdown and I had the time. It was the first...
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    krennie replied to the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter.
    many thanks for your encouraging reply. As I have now a back issue, I will leave the nadirsuper under the 14 x 12 brood box as there is...
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    krennie reacted to Hebeegeebee's post in the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter with Like Like.
    Beekeepers put a super of stores under the brood box (no queen excluder) to ensure that there is enough food in the hive for winter; The...
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    krennie replied to the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter.
    thankyou for this helpful info. I hope that the bottom shallow won't cause any problems over the winter. I am a bit uncertain why we...
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    krennie replied to the thread Wrapping Beehives for Winter.
    nadir shallow was recommended by local bee guru to overwinter as broodbox then protected from drafts from entrance? I think I have...
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