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Ligfiets
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:55 am    Post subject: More Bearding. Reply with quote

I also have massive bearding outside my TBH these last few days and nights. Checked inside yesterday and found they were indeed short of space, so added a couple of extra bars. Saw plenty of capped honeycomb. Looked early this morning and they're all still hanging out. My wife says she has seen a couple of Hornets at times. Is it possible they've taken over? If so, what to do? Cheers Brian n Michelle.

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catchercradle
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here in Cambridge, not too far from Norfolk, many have bearding on their nationals at the moment. It is simply that the weather is noticeably warmer than usual for the time of year. On the nationals, most are on open mesh floors so it is not a lack of ventilation.
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Ligfiets
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:19 am    Post subject: More Bearding. Reply with quote

Hi Catetchercradle, looked this morning (Wednesday) and it's still the same. Thanks for the info about other people. Cooler weather coming at the weekend, so I hope that fixes it. I must try and be patient. Cheers, Brian.
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