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      SWEET replied to the thread LimeWatch UK.
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      SWEET replied to the thread Leaf blower for bees?.
      Yeah don't, a nightmare of a mess and not nice for the bees. I use clearer boards (Rhombus) then an 18v Makita for the few hanging...
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      SWEET reacted to sparklysally's post in the thread first grafting attempt failed with Like Like.
      Thank you for your replies. I will try again at the weekend. This time I'll put a super of foundation above the top brood box, and also...
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      SWEET replied to the thread first grafting attempt failed.
      Spacing is off, try with cups next to each other and they won't built comb. Also make sure there is plenty of space in the hive and...
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      SWEET reacted to drex's post in the thread Hi, Chris here. with Like Like.
      What's natural about keeping bees?
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      SWEET reacted to rolande's post in the thread Hi, Chris here. with Like Like.
      I have a lot of sympathy with the baseline of this thread; don't tolerate aggressive bees. It's something I've been saying for a long...
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      SWEET replied to the thread Hi, Chris here..
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      SWEET replied to the thread Hi, Chris here..
      You assume it's the Queens genetics and not the sperm she is holding that is creating those subgroups of sisters you are seeing that...
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      SWEET replied to the thread artificialy inseminated bee queen.
      Instrumental insemination (II) works very well and allows fine control over mating. Mine are better than the open mated queens but there...
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      SWEET replied to the thread Hi, Chris here..
      Well actually no, there is a chance but not a given. There are a ton of factors that need to work before that happens. Maybe the...
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      SWEET replied to the thread Another nasty bee question.
      Tip from me - Don't let small defensive hives expand into 3 brood boxes or face the pain :) (you'll have to wait weeks/months for the...
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      SWEET replied to the thread Keeping Warre's commercially.
      If anyone was pondering using a single size box, here are my 10 frame DN4 fully capped (poly). Lots of pros but they are heavy but...
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      SWEET reacted to mbc's post in the thread Price of honey jars - up , up , up with Like Like.
      If you're not buying pallets via the bfa then C Wynne Jones is as good as any.
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      SWEET reacted to Antipodes's post in the thread Keeping Warre's commercially with Like Like.
      Here, most just use boxes the size of a national super- both for brood and honey. It's a pretty good OSB system to be fair. You can...
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      SWEET reacted to bontbee's post in the thread Keeping Warre's commercially with Like Like.
      I tried OSBs as I liked the idea of just one size of box but a) the box itself is very heavy, b) it takes 12 frames, not 11 so there's...
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