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Queen bee looking for an empty cell

During the first spring inspection, the queen was spotted looking for a place to lay eggs. Unfortunately, that part of the honeycomb already had eggs in it, so we couldn’t get footage of her actually laying. Nevertheless, an interesting video to see the queen bee in action.

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Apiary Visit April 2016

Thank you very much to John Fuller for hosting our apiary visit on the 2nd April 2016. The weather was a bit wet at the start, but luckily it improved and everyone had the opportunity to learn about a Bailey comb change and a shook swarm. The bees were very well behaved, and looked for warmth in the shoulders of […]

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