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Swarms Available - Welshpool Area

 
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John R
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Joined: 16 May 2014
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Location: Powys, Wales

PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:27 pm    Post subject: Swarms Available - Welshpool Area Reply with quote

If anyone is looking for a swarm in the SY22 - Welshpool area then please contact me to organise dropping gear off so that I can put a swarm in it for them next time I have one. I've had a lot so far and have run out of kit and don't want to keep any more for myself.
Contact John on 01938 811115 if interested.
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Harriet15
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Joined: 26 Apr 2010
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Location: UK, Shropshire, Shrewsbury

PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:15 am    Post subject: Shropshire bees Reply with quote

Hello John
I'm just snooping through the forum and noticed your post from last year. My mum has just started keeping bees in a tbh in Llandrindod Wells. We will be looking for more bees in the spring. Do you know of any other tbh beekeepers locally? I live in Shropshire and would also be interested in getting on touch with other beekeepers who keep tbhs.
We're also on the hunt for some one who may be able to breed us some nucs. Any ideas welcome!!
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Harriet
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