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Cathryn

I have an apiary.

:D :D :D :D

I collected a swarm last night and they are still in the hive. They spent the day being busy busy busy. So did I so I plan to spend tomorrow watching them (in between helping to worm some lambs apparently :roll:)

The swarm came from a fellow beekeeper. It was in a open bottomed box wrapped in a sheet ready to just drop into the hive. How neat is that? :)no smilies
Jamanda

:D Good stuff! Where did you put them in the end?no smilies
Tavascarow

Well done.
Now you have got your bees you will have to get some straw & make a skep, so you can catch your own swarms next year.
:)no smilies
Cathryn

Very nice but that straw mask is slightly scary.

They are up at the top. It has shelter and plenty of flowers. You can admire it when you visit.

I think my Christmas presents are sorted for several years to come. (Mind you, I might change my mind when it all goes wrong.)no smilies
pookie

Re: I have an apiary.

:D :D :D :D

I collected a swarm last night and they are still in the hive. They spent the day being busy busy busy. So did I so I plan to spend tomorrow watching them (in between helping to worm some lambs apparently :roll:)

The swarm came from a fellow beekeeper. It was in a open bottomed box wrapped in a sheet ready to just drop into the hive. How neat is that? :)



Yay!! :)no smilies
DawnMK

welcome to the feral beeks union :Dno smilies
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