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Offline swiftden

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swarms SA
« on: September 15, 2012, 11:31:33 AM »
Gday guys
Boxed my first swarm for the season today . Any one else been seeing any around the place?

Regards
Allan

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2012, 12:13:27 PM »
boxed 15 so far

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2012, 07:31:14 PM »
    First one home and settled in yesterday. Nice quiet bees.
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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 10:37:14 PM »
up to 4 boxed so far now. all going well

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2012, 11:52:19 AM »
21 now most large  odd small swarms 4 that needed 2 10 frame boxes to fit all the bees

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012, 11:44:05 AM »
about34 for the sezen but i think most is over for a this year except for the odd late one

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2012, 07:58:35 PM »
Show us the pics bigsting :) I must say I'm a little jealous! It's been quite slow from what I understand for most people - I've only done three so far this season!

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2012, 02:01:59 AM »
i didnt take any pics unfortatly  mostly i put out boxes with foundation some get swept from post and trees i still have a lot of emptey boxes so deviding is next week ends job the bigest swarm from this year had a pollen trap put under them i think there is about 7 hives with two ten fd of brood to devid to 2 or 3 boxes  i think i might be bussey than a bee this year

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2012, 06:25:51 PM »
How long have you been beekeeping for bigsting?

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Re: swarms SA
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2012, 06:26:23 PM »
5 years

 

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