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Swarm wanted - London, Isle of Dogs

 
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luk_lak
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Joined: 06 Dec 2013
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Location: Isle of Dogs, London, UK

PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:02 pm    Post subject: Swarm wanted - London, Isle of Dogs Reply with quote

Hello again

Unfortunately my first colony died which I posted details and photos here

So once again I'd be happy to adopt a swarm, ideally from London or nearby areas. Beggars can't be choosers but I'd prefer one from "treatment-free" site.

PM me or reply here if you can help me.
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Thebigflyin
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Joined: 29 Jun 2015
Posts: 60
Location: Essex

PostPosted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:20 pm    Post subject: Hi how you get on Reply with quote

Hi there

how did you get on?? did you get a swarm??

I work on the iland of dog twice a week!! so intruged by you havving bees there..

It is winter now and I am building my swarm traps for the spring, and some swarm sticks..

I fine they work better is they are a little weathered.

Have you thought of traping a swarm??

ps

here is my Youtube vid on my swarm stick.

PSS, I gought two swarms in my garden this year, with only one swarm stick!!


https://youtu.be/vB5dou4jxaU
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luk_lak
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Location: Isle of Dogs, London, UK

PostPosted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unfortunately I got no swarm this year so my hive is empty Sad
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