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wilderness 

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I guess most of us will be doing our first inspections over the next few days. Reports on here suggest the bees are approx a month behind. I wondered what differences, if any, would be noticed between hive type, bee type, location.

So 4 lines ONLY - no ifs or buts or drifting off topic. Full colonies only. If more than 1 hive at a location then an average is OK.

wood or poly
bee type - Buckfast, Carni, AMM, local mongrel, ...
frames of sealed brood per colony
County

Not scientific but might be interesting.
 
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Chris B 

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Leicestershire

Poly
Buckfast(ish)
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Worcestershire

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Worcestershire
 

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Bcrazy 

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nil bees given away all colonies
wood plus polly
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Haughton Honey 

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Onge 

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Cambridge
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9 Medium Poly, mostly foundation-less. Some run as Warre TBH
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MJBee 

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16 a mix of Commercial, National, 14 x 12, Dadant and a Warre
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14 (double brood Nat)
3 - 7 (Commercial)
Northern Dordogne, France
 

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