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kevin moore

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  1. most hives, no bees and honey a bout half. a half cup of bees, dead and honey, possible a bout 40% of hives checked at this stage, more to check next week
  2. we are having pretty much the same problems frazzledfozzle still alot of bite in the strips, have found no queens in the small patch of bees left, the surviving hives seem to be a lot of the Autumn splits or smaller hives going into winter, i do not think the very warm autumn helped the strong hives much, they just got stronger, no hives have been short of food they have left with heaps still ready to eat, got me beat.
  3. we have had a few hives looking the same, strips all good, plenty of stores. capped brood, but in all the ones that did have a small hand full of dead brood there were no queens, no afb,
  4. yes i know of one of those bridge's a well
  5. that was great for a laugh, mind you i have had the odd one that doesn't play by the rules
  6. thats good, i saw the first one i ever seen in Blenhiem a bout 3 weeks ago, thought it looked quite cool
  7. yer i was in Ashburton at the time of those big snows
  8. you are right there, look at the gun buy back ####, not only electric cars, next the open and log burners will go and we will all have too have a heat pump ete, where is all this power going to come from, ?
  9. dam more stuff to carry, looks like i will have to take my two chocks on hive inspections now,
  10. I would have made try and breath a bucket of it, t.. .... ...e its bad enough trying to sale honey now with out his help,
  11. yes liked the look of those, so took heaps of photos-now cant find them ! that makes great honey boxes, dont have to do any thing with them
  12. thanks, now whats a good cheap stapler ?
  13. john what size staples do you use ?
  14. whats a set of moulds cost ?
  15. hi john ared you making your foundation ?
  16. hi mumzie, how many sheets a year do produce,
  17. i've had this before in a bout 3 hives, they do come right but takes a long time, one hive i had suffered from this all summer and i kept thing its a goner, a new queen was put into this hive and now 12 months on its a good strong hive, it does seem a little strange its happening now, iam sure all my 3 hives got it early to late spring
  18. i've dumped them right behind the hives a few times, and that worked ok
  19. 5 -7 kg per hive, i think i had about 5 hives produced about that each this year,
  20. not real men used, looks nice in the garden as well,
  21. I 'am having a senor moment, CPBV is what ?
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