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    Hamilton
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    Hobby Beekeeper
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    nzhoneybee3@gmail.com
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  1. 7 cups icing sugar,1.5TBS Glycerine, 1/2 cup glucose syrup,1 TB Gelatine, 1/4 cup water:,method melt gelatine and water.30 second microwave.ADD Glucose syrup and glycerine, microwave 30 seconds, stirring together, add to icing sugar ,fold till smooth.Put in sealed bucket ,until use to feed to bees .
  2. Make fondant, glycerine, gelatine, glouose syrup,icing sugar,water.mix to a dough. Place on top of frame.winter feed
  3. I have tried that thermal treatment.i use the mineral oil fogging treatment.every fortnightly. I haven't lost a hive yet,I've exspanded from 2 hive too 14 hives.use apivar strips in between, bees before that all died, without the fogger.havent look back since.going to expand bigger this year,
  4. Wind pollination 10 % Honebees are90%pollination .wind pollination takes 8 weeks.Bee take 5 days too pollination, so your eating your produce 8 weeks earlier great stuff A .what a say honey bees all the way
  5. Great topic about tutu will google more a about
  6. Winter bee live about 3 Month .the less movement the longer they live .the faster they go in summer. They Live 5 weeks..winter break in brood cycle if she their,eventually may lay.
  7. Hi. I grind up snail pellets for cockroaches. Put crashed pellets put on ice cream lid on top of crown board .lift the lid a little for access for cockroaches ,and ants.
  8. Hi 8 at night an 16 during the day. fogging I think warm them up a bit. Gets 100 % kill on the Bee's backs.
  9. Check stick board every week mite drop.do calculation.amount of bee's on frames to varroa drop. 1 an 2 full depth five frames of bee's. Fogging like using a smoker.and carms bee's. First time using winter fogger.should bee every 2-3 weeks through the winter.lve been heard.blue shop towels (repco) glycerine ( farmland) an oxaclic acid
  10. Lifted hives to reach the sun an insulated roof. before varroa invaded. Didn't seem to matter where I place in parshil Sun.they pull through the winter.have oxaclic blue paper still on.mite levels are extra high.fogging each week as well.till mite levels stabilizes
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