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Swarms and sites - offered and wanted
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No new posts Falmouth, Cornwall TBH swarms
1 BridgetB 549 Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:52 pm
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No new posts Hive available/swarm wanted, Maidstone Kent
7 jimnpaula 923 Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:31 pm
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No new posts Kenyan Hive and established colony.
0 mannanin 400 Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:41 pm
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No new posts Swarm wanted - Cannock area
2 barkingmad 566 Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:41 pm
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No new posts TB hived swarms available
2 John R 527 Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:37 pm
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No new posts Wanted: swarms, Carmarthenshire
1 monmore 472 Mon May 29, 2017 10:02 pm
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No new posts Bumble bees
1 AndyC 468 Fri May 26, 2017 12:49 am
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No new posts Top bar hive and colony available for free
1 Brijay 654 Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:03 pm
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No new posts Colony and top bar hive available for free
0 Brijay 541 Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:12 pm
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No new posts Swarm please! Hertfordshire
4 MrsTanty 2703 Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:08 pm
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No new posts Site offer in Mid Devon
0 downfarm 611 Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:45 pm
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No new posts Swarms offered North East England
0 Barbara 577 Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:18 pm
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No new posts West Norfolk Orchard needs bees
4 KathyMc 1168 Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:44 pm
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No new posts land owner agreement
0 Thebigflyin 819 Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:30 am
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No new posts Swarms Available - Welshpool Area
1 John R 2001 Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:15 am
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No new posts Two colonies in a roof - Carmarthenshire
6 annieolive 2450 Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:46 pm
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No new posts Swarm wanted - London, Isle of Dogs
2 luk_lak 2265 Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:55 pm
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No new posts Would love some bees please in Essex
1 sunseedy 2707 Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:24 pm
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No new posts Swarm wanted in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire Area.
0 lewisgoodall 1460 Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:02 pm
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No new posts colony of honey bees in Sileby Leicestershire (taken)
1 mark.b 1311 Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:02 pm
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No new posts Swarm in West Yorkshire
0 dubluvva 1393 Sat Jun 04, 2016 11:06 am
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No new posts Swarms available, Cambridge area, UK
1 CeeBee 1519 Sun May 29, 2016 10:52 am
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No new posts Swarm welcomed, Hartlepool area, Co Durham.
2 beetron 2093 Tue May 17, 2016 8:57 am
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No new posts swarm, sileby Leicestershire. No longer available.
0 mark.b 1407 Mon May 16, 2016 10:38 am
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No new posts Two empty Warres ready for lady guests. Near Horsham Sussex.
0 AndyC 1375 Sun May 15, 2016 7:38 pm
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No new posts Swarms in County Durham
2 pault 1766 Sat May 14, 2016 1:16 pm
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No new posts Where are all the swarms?
5 luk_lak 2503 Wed May 11, 2016 7:54 am
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No new posts Site for Hives South Devon
1 RubyB 1659 Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:43 pm
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No new posts no longer required
0 SamH 1512 Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:54 pm
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No new posts Swarms wanted
3 lindaapril 2008 Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:05 pm
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No new posts Early swarms
2 Ollie 2044 Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:21 pm
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No new posts Equipment needed to go collect a swarm?
2 Ernie Farmboy 5141 Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:51 pm
trekmate View latest post
No new posts Large Site/Acreage for Hives in USA/FL/Highlands County
0 OmShantiEcoFarmRetreat 2293 Sun Nov 15, 2015 4:07 pm
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No new posts Site for hives available in Hastings, East Sussex
0 anna Keiller 2059 Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:36 pm
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No new posts Populated hive on offer
3 welshofdave 4454 Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:29 pm
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No new posts Swarm offered in Surrey, UK
1 bobster 2598 Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:50 pm
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No new posts Swarm - 25th June
0 Smorning 2598 Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:17 pm
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No new posts Swarms, splits available (maybe) Cambridge area
6 CeeBee 5033 Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:50 am
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No new posts Swarm wanted
2 shearno 3186 Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:27 pm
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No new posts Swarms available now - Wimborne Dorset
0 Paz 3007 Sat May 30, 2015 6:57 pm
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No new posts Swarms available - Essex
15 welshofdave 10948 Mon May 25, 2015 9:14 pm
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No new posts Swarm available - Loughborough
0 tring 2608 Mon May 25, 2015 12:32 pm
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No new posts Swarm available 21.05.2015
0 Smorning 2666 Thu May 21, 2015 11:59 am
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No new posts Another bluddy swarm - GU16 8
1 Chardyboy 2819 Sat May 16, 2015 1:03 am
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No new posts North Kent: Planning ahead for a swarm
5 Alan B 5478 Sat May 16, 2015 12:58 am
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No new posts Site wanted - Exeter Area
2 steved6530 3298 Wed May 06, 2015 5:08 pm
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No new posts Swarms available - South Cambridgeshire
2 Cambsbee1 3171 Tue May 05, 2015 10:46 am
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No new posts Swarm - GU16 8 (Frimley)
7 Chardyboy 5221 Sun May 03, 2015 12:40 pm
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No new posts Swarms
2 lindaapril 3343 Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:29 am
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