How’s the spring crop coming. We don’t have osr here but had supers of dandelion three weeks ago. Had!Trade honey sales were down in April, but may has started better!.
I need to phone round the shops more because one had sold out 2 weeks ago and the other only have 2 jars left I thought they would be chasing me for the liquid gold!
Prices are staying @ £6 per 340g hex trade price.
Mix the centre screw disc hubs; even two adjacent blue discs would then have different hubs; might make all the difference.entrance spinners come in a few different colours. Might be worth alternating them to cut down on drifting (or Queens returning to the neighbouring colony
Yes it was the strongest 6 frame nuc I transferred out of 14, some of the others have drawn two frames and on a third.That’s going some! When was the nuc transferred to the first brood box and was it a 6 framer or double nuc?
Lovely looking cedar hive too.
Is thoxxxx Thorne?Yes it was the strongest 6 frame nuc I transferred out of 14, some of the others have drawn two frames and on a third.
The hive is a first quality from thoxxxx
Splitting the brood nest with comb or foundation if there strong works well yet to have any chilled brood.
Wow ... 60Kg of sugar ? ... What do you mix that up in - 16 gallons of water and 60Kg of sugar ... do you have a mixing machine ? How do you manage that on a daily basis ?Just mixed up 60 kgs of sugar into syrup for today's feeding, I will be travelling around most of the day visiting 14 apiary sites.
Im excited to get on this week with my fencing around apiary 2 .
Have a good day folks!