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29 minutes ago, Borage said:

The nzffa site is v good.  Have no idea whether eggs were deposited, cos that box ended up on the fire heap fairly soon afterwards.  Maybe it thought the box, was a old diseased pine tree!  Those things that looked like barbs were pretty formidable looking, and I certainly was not game to smoke it or remove it with my hive tool. 

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Plenty of pollen coming in off the buttercup that has started flowering.

If only all town sections looked like this. I found this today on a lunchtime stroll through a new housing area. Its near an inlet so the sections are built up about 1.5 metres.  This is looking

Blimen Heck.  I am at 9235.  I am not going to become a queen. It may be the fashionable thing now days,  But !!!!

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1 hour ago, Trevor Gillbanks said:

We start as New Bees and then progress thru to Field bees.  @Grant is the beekeeper and as yet we don't have a Queen Bee.  

It is a points system based on how many posts a person does.

It is running in the background and only grant can change the scaling system.

 

Maybe Karen K would lie to become queen bee ?

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2 hours ago, Trevor Gillbanks said:

We start as New Bees and then progress thru to Field bees.  @Grant is the beekeeper and as yet we don't have a Queen Bee.  

It is a points system based on how many posts a person does.

It is running in the background and only grant can change the scaling system.

 

What sort of beekeeping operation does not have a queen bee?

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4 hours ago, Trevor Gillbanks said:

We start as New Bees and then progress thru to Field bees.  @Grant is the beekeeper and as yet we don't have a Queen Bee.  

It is a points system based on how many posts a person does.

surely on this forum Frazz qualifies as Queen bee for multiple reasons. A long overdue recognition!

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11 hours ago, Margaret Anne said:

Is it the queen bee or the queen cell that is the issue?  Or is it the proverbial gender issue haha!  

 

 

No, I would suggest it is the proposed candidate, although as a breeder of superb queen bees, does seem appropriate. 

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19 hours ago, Mummzie said:

surely on this forum Frazz qualifies as Queen bee for multiple reasons. A long overdue recognition!

 

Nope no need for any queen bees here reckon we all bring our own beekeeping experiences to the forum and all have something to contribute.

 

Although I reckon there’s a few blokes here that would qualify as particularly deserving queens. 👸

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3 minutes ago, Trevor Gillbanks said:

Blimen Heck.  I am at 9235.  I am not going to become a queen.

It may be the fashionable thing now days,  But !!!!

Only way to avoid it would seem to become the 'strong silent' type - and the pigs will be flying.

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7 hours ago, Grant said:

10,000 posts and you all get one 

 

49 minutes ago, Trevor Gillbanks said:

Blimen Heck.  I am at 9235.  I am not going to become a queen.

It may be the fashionable thing now days,  But !!!! 

I think Grant was having  a laugh, 

10,000 posts and you get one vote.

 

 

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