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DulwichGnome 

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As promised a couple of shots of my first bees a couple of years ago. It was a cast swarm and very prolific. I tried using starter strips on the super frames which worked well, thin wax and large cells for maximum honey.
 

DulwichGnome 

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I think these are the same ones enjoying the sunshine last year.
 

Onge 

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Very nice photos :)
 

MuswellMetro 

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very nice photos dulwichgnome, yes they look like italains i n first photo but second looks as though it is shortley after you re queen with Bickerstaff buckfast/cyrpus or a had superscedure as you have some bees with less gold tham AML

or was it as upercedure...did they go more agro? and you re queen with bickerstaffs queens?
 

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