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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    Thanks everyone for your patient and helpful posts - yes I do have a mentor who is very helpful but I also wanted to see if anyone else had seen what I had observed. I don't think the bees had tucked into their stores until a few days ago so it was alarming to see such activity and debris which...
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    Hi thanks for response - after I posted last night I did wonder if it was as you have said so I went up this am to remove straw. I observed first to see what they were doing and definitely saw a couple of bees tousling with other live bees. After 5 mins I also noticed that one of the battles was...
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    Robbing? Went up the garden to visit my WBC to see that the bees were out and about. Which is not unusual as they have proved themselves to be pretty hardy and happy to go out in all sorts of weather. On closer inspection I saw bread crumby debris on the alighting board and on inspection under...