- Dec 8, 2008
- Reaction score
- South Oxfordshire
- Hive Type
- Number of Hives
- 4 + 1 nucs
Was he the main man from London Bekeepers?Have to say- on the programme today, BBC1, the London bee keeper they spoke to set a poor example of hive care- looked a tatty scrambled mess.
Maybe none from me in interest, but from my spending, and the commission from the retailer they were still making a few hundred quid a year for providing a bit of plastic and a statement through the post once a month. Call it around 15% return for covering what was essentially a 2500 quid rolling credit facility without carrying any real risk.they were making absolutely no money from you as a customer
I have sent an email to the coop giving my opinion that although a good idea how can they claim environmental farming practises and also promote the omlet when better options for the bees and the enviroment exist.So who's going to be the first to send a mail to the co-op and tell them they could have provided double the number of standard type hives.
Yes! - and how many members on this site- go for it- you never know- chain rattling makes a noise when from many