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Offline squidink

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Swarm In Autumn in Melbourne
« on: March 23, 2013, 06:53:23 AM »
I had a call out in a SE suburb of Melbourne for this bee swarm. Nice and easy swarm to get to!




Whilst I had another call out to remove these bees from a compost bin. A lot trickier than the swarm!
Not sure if you can see them but the bees were using the vent as the entrance.



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Re: Swarm In Autumn in Melbourne
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2013, 07:01:26 AM »
Nice. They are big enough that if you can get feed them enough food, they could make it through the winter. After they get started you might want to add a few frames of capped honey. Do you still have enough flowers for them to stock up on pollen?
Jim
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