Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 19

What poly to buy?

The first thing is to ask the density. 100gms/litre is the standard.  Next is wall thickness, I am not happy unless there is 40mm all round.  Are mice engineered out? The entrance should not allow mice in. Some do so beware.  The roof should have sides that keep the roof on reasonably well. A brick …

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Aug 19

If it wont work one way then…

I was in conversation last week with a RBI and he told me that his association had had considerable bother with queenless starter boxes. However they had had good success with queen right hives as starters.  Now that is the direct opposite of my experience, which goes to show if one way fails for you …

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Aug 18

Registration process

This is now up and running again due to a considerable effort by my web master Lee. The rate of spam was impressive to say the least, one every minute or so 24/7 adds up to a lot of deleting.    Please do now register and join over 3000 others in being updated as soon …

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