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Goose wood bees

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:43 pm    Post subject: Goose wood bees Reply with quote

so in my day dreams, I see us producing cut comb from the bees kept in goose wood, 100% natural, no feeding of sugar or use of foundation, so just lovely Kent pollen, of course the small swarm that we hived over there a few weeks back were the start, and if they make it through the winter then great, then today I get a call from my bee mentor, asking if I want another swarm, Very Happy
sadly my camera was on charge, so didn't get any footage of it, but it was BIG, around a 3ft drop by 15" wide, and took around an hour to get in a hive, then it was loaded into the car, along with my good wife, to take to the woods, we had around 10 escape on route, but thankfully they stayed in the back of the car, then into the woods, we added an extra super once there as there was that many bees, I'd say approx 30-40,000

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well that little project is off and running Very Happy

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Rob
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