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  1. M

    Nottingham

    Hi, any nucs available in Nottingham?? I know I'm cutting it close :-(
  2. M

    Wellie advice

    Hunter all the time :-)
  3. M

    Eggs

    I've been searching the Internet and books but can't seem to find the answer. There are lots of pictures of colonies that have starved with bees in cells, but ... When a colony starts to starve what happens to the eggs and brood? Surely it is self preservation and the eggs are the last things...
  4. M

    2012 BBKA membership card

    Does it just come through the post? Do they remind you about the renewal? I'm not had a renewal before.
  5. M

    Spring watch is here!

    Kate isn't doing spring watch or lambing live as she is doing something about volcanos. Starts early July 9th I think :-)
  6. M

    i pad and the forum

    I use tapatalk too :-)
  7. M

    replacing baxi gas lpg boiler - advice on costs

    I would think it's down to a few things. How long do you want to live there for? How much of an easy life do you want? How much money do you have? I would fit a Worcester boiler, it is probably the cheapest option. Run around 90% efficient as long as you get the right kw for the house. Dont...
  8. M

    Kenwood to cream

    Depends how old it is. I have a 1950's model which has upgraded electrics but is still no good at slow speed. (it smokes). 600d models have this known fault
  9. M

    Where can i get Top Soil for a good price in Notts?

    I got five tones from a company in yellow pages (Nottingham) and it is rubbish. Full of glass. Sandy so never holds water. I now find it easier, when driving around to look for people having driveways or extensions and a skip full of normally better top soil than companies provide. It's normally...
  10. M

    quail

    I'm finding out the hard way about bullying. I hatched some four weeks ago and everything was going well until I checked up on Friday to find the smallest had been pecked to an inch of her life! She has been isolated and has made a big improvement but it was disturbing finding a quail which...
  11. M

    Thornes ????

    You can't miss the guy From farndon. Go down the a46 from Newark. Just enter farndon and he's on the right. Normally has a sign near the road saying hives for sale. House number 90 or 92.
  12. M

    Thornes ????

    Try www.localhoney.co.uk. They sell the budget hive and have them in stock. Derby isn't too far from Lincoln.
  13. M

    Bees Drowning With Internal Feeder

    No they haven't. No instruction yet!! Just wish I'd read this thread before ordering two!!
  14. M

    It's raining hard

    Rain?? What's rain??
  15. M

    bee suits

    I got my dad one for Christmas and cost about £40. The material isn't as thick but it does the job. Just waiting to see how long it lasts Mark
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