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  1. TerryB

    Crawling Bees

    No signs of robbing, they appear to be crawling normally, I'm stumped, I've picked them up and had a real good look at them, they don't take any sugar syrup when offered, their wings are normal, and they all seem to be walking in the same general direction
  2. TerryB

    Crawling Bees

    Just another observation they seem to be walking in the same direction south easterly from the hives, not in random directions 🤷🏻‍♂️
  3. TerryB

    Crawling Bees

    I haven't treated yet, I'm going to use oxalic crystals and vaporizer this year, was going to start the end of this week. I thoroughly inspect the bees weekly and there is definitely no sign of DWV in the hive or on the crawling bees (went through with a fine tooth comb yesterday), I'm going to...
  4. TerryB

    Crawling Bees

    I'm on it now, thanks
  5. TerryB

    Crawling Bees

    I have two hives in my garden, they are both healthy with laying Queens, but I have noticed that I seem to have bees crawling away from the hive. I've picked up a few and tried to feed them with invertbee but they are not interested (there is food in the hives), their wings are ok so not DWV...
  6. TerryB

    Queen wanted

    Hi everyone, has anyone (preferably in essex/London because its easy for me to pick up) got a queen going spare, I know it's a bit late in the season but if anyone has I'd much appreciate it,
  7. TerryB

    De-capping Method

    This year I've been using an uncapping roller which I got from t*****s, simple to use not messy at all personally I like it
  8. TerryB

    Winter losses 2012/13

    two went into winter only one survived