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anderso

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • brokenbrough
Hives
« on: February 11, 2012, 10:18:24 am »
Just a reminder to check your hives to make sure they are not blocked with snow or other stuff, some bees are trying to clean due to the light levels

good bee keeping

 :bee:
when the revolution comes it will be a co-op

anderso

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • brokenbrough
Re: Hives
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2012, 09:44:11 am »
hi to all out there in bee land I can say that today 15/02/2012 I had bees flying (hope they don't go to far and get cold) must be a cleaning flight so keep the bed linen off the washing lines
when the revolution comes it will be a co-op

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Hives
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2012, 05:53:38 pm »
Ours were flying today and at the weekend. There were loads of them having a drink in the puddles by the field gate  :)

anderso

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • brokenbrough
Re: Hives
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2012, 11:57:49 am »
lets just hope they remember to get in before the cold comes again
when the revolution comes it will be a co-op

OhLaLa

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: Hives
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2012, 09:28:03 am »
It might be worth putting a sugar feed on the hives too. Use sugar syrup not fondant as it is easier for them to work. And make sure you do it on a warmer day, working quickly but gently so that the hive isn't open too long.

 :bee:

Plantoid

  • Joined May 2011
  • Yorkshireman on a hill in wet South Wales
Re: Hives
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2012, 12:55:02 am »
That's the beauty of having three inch deep crown board feeders on each hive .
Just lift the top cover and fill the feeder with a watering can or from a hose of pumped from a barrel luke warm syrup & thymol
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