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    nuc wanted north yorks/lancs/cumbria

    Hello I lost my bees this winter, have 1 nuc on the way as part of the village project but would like my own so that I have 2 hives. I am in the southern Dales but happy to travel. Thanks Rachelle
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    Larger than average hornets.

    oh nasty looking beasts....i got a shock recently with a wood wasp flying about near the hive but they are even more mean looking.
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    Laying worker update

    thanks guys steep learning curve me thinks!
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    Laying worker update

    the plan was always to reunite them all back together but we thought we would leave them for a while after they swarmed to see if we could get a newly mated queen but that didn't seem to pan out. How would i know if i had a DLQ, I assumed it was a laying worker as I hadn't spotted a quuen &...
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    Laying worker update

    Just had a quick check & definately got a laying worker so my plan is as follows & I would be really grateful for any advice or comment as I am really new to this Thanks hive 1 - prime swarm, old queen still laying aprox 1 frame of brood (capped & lavae)spread over 2 frames small number of...
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    Laying workers what to do...(long post)

    1st swarm issued on 12th Aug 2nd swarm - 21st Aug Unfortunately the eggs wers around the top & sides which makes me think laying workers.
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    Laying workers what to do...(long post)

    hi there very new beekeeper here & would be very grateful for some advice. Got Nuc of bees at end of June from thornes was told was this years queen but she was marked with white dot & had a clipped wing, other 5 nucs in the group weren't marked or clipped. Seemed to be going along swimmingly...
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