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Erichalfbee 

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Anybody up for changing theirs for Christmas?

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Aye it is, and I have to isolate because I have got covid feel a bit ropey :(.
Get better soon...thankfully, being vaccinated should lessen the impact.
We have at least another year of this which is demoralising to say the least
 

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Lovely. It’s great when folk get into the spirit
 

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Thanks dani and Murox, I'm still going out to weigh colonys today at home.
Im weighing every two weeks with luggage scales etc.View attachment 29350
I did this last year & now doing it just once a month. I found that store use is low in deep winter months and use only starts ramping up once brood rearing starts again. Also found little difference in stores usage between poly and WBCs, the latter have extra top insulation and I leave the varroa slider with correx in. The polys I leave the correx out. Other factor is colonies with late season queens use more stores than older queens, guess due to brood raising for longer.
 

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Beautiful Elainemary, but £27 a pop from Fortnum and Mason? - a bit above my pay grade!
Yes a box of 5 was a special treat! Hopefully will bring years of pleasure unless I clumsily drop on a Yorkshire stone floor!
 

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All I want for Christmas…..
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All I want for Christmas…..
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