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      Yes nice area if you don’t want to get north of the A27 in rush hour! My wife loves to pop down for an evening swim occasionally and...
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      Newbeeneil replied to the thread Soft set - slow to set.
      I delivered 50 jars to my local shop this morning, it’s firn but not fully set. It’s been a week in a cool box at temperatures between...
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      Newbeeneil reacted to Jpsyndrome's post in the thread Soft set - slow to set with Like Like.
      For the first time my hives were in striking distance of OSR, harvested ok. Went solid in the buckets v quickly with a lovely fine...
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      Newbeeneil replied to the thread Confession time..
      Yes, I picked up a swarm in one of my bait hives last night at about 9.15. Went back today to rehang the bait hive and there must have...
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      Newbeeneil replied to the thread Confession time..
      Indeed, but I didn’t want to take that chance 😁. I was surprised by the amount of activity when it was almost dark. I normally find...
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      Let me tell you a story. Earlier this week I was phoned but a rather well to do lady asking if I could supply some bees, it turns out...
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      I carried out a cut out yesterday in a plasterboard wall. Just going back now (6am the following morning) to pick up the box that they...
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      I would try a trap out provided you can make sure the mesh cone is the only exit. It should work quite quickly as they won’t have much...
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      Newbeeneil reacted to warsaw_hive's post in the thread Moss Nook Honey with Like Like.
      I'm a perfectionist and it pains me to see stuff like that, but you have to accept it with home grown cedar. I make a lot of my own...
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      Are there no houses backing onto the ranges you could chat up the owners and put some in their property? At one time I was looking to...
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      I have certainly seen this behaviour twice where a quantity of bees leave the hive and cluster on a nearby tree then return within a...
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      I may have been one who made a “sniffy” remark. I don’t like the look of the jars and I try not to buy things from China at the moment...
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      This time last years I had collected 32 swarms either from call outs or from my bait hives. At the moment my total is 9 so I agree, a...
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      Had several hives that needed checking today in the rain, all had in excess of 4 supers and all were extremely feisty.
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      Found a queen I’ve been looking for for the last 3 months. I hate to think how many times I’ve been through the colony.
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