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    Virgin Prime Swarms.

    Definately Virgin prime swarms. (April / May swarms).
    40 yds. from my front door.
    My bros observations from his windows are the same.

    Last years marked queens.

    Rgds

    Malcolm
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    Virgin Pime Swarms.

    Greetings.

    Down in darkest Devon we get many swarms. No surprise there then. My eldest bro, a bee keeper of some 20yrs and also an internationally eminent patent attorney, told me that here,...
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    The UK system recommends one or two short frames...

    The UK system recommends one or two short frames in the BB to encourage drone comb exactly and only where you want it. This can then be culled as part of Varroa control.
    As a crop, cut comb is our...
  4. The Totnes bee is not really suitable for UK damp...

    The Totnes bee is not really suitable for UK damp conditions. Most of BA's work fought with rather than worked with the wet UK environment. Fine bees for elsewhere though.
    Varroa has just about...
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    The UK's main Bee Gear supplier lists such a...

    The UK's main Bee Gear supplier lists such a device. I believe it is an USA product.
    It uses a deformable tube that is taped between the BB stack and the stand. The weight of the hive compresses...
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    In the UK, mesh or tubed floors are recommended...

    In the UK, mesh or tubed floors are recommended as part of our Integrated Varroa Management.
    Thus, condensing water vapour rolls down the side walls and drops through the floor with the CO2.
    An...
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