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A Tale of Three Swarms

On Our Way to pick up Swarms

Well guys its swarming season season here in New Zealand, we have had a few days of summer weather and the bees have made good use of it. We attended three swarms in the Auckland Region.

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Can the Robinson Vaporiser control your Varroa Mites – Part 1

The party gather before

We starting selling a new beekeeping product a couple of weeks back, "The Robinson Vaporiser", we have conducted the following test to see if it works as designed. Here is our observations and how you use the vaporiser.

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Neonicotinoids available now at your Garden Centre

Neonicotinoids available now at your Garden Centre

Neonicotinoids are being sold in garden centres all across New Zealand, what can you do about it?

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Treating our new Hives with Api Life Var

Varroa Mite

In between collecting swarms we checked on our new hives today and treated them with "Api Life Var" the organic mite treatment, the mites counts have been low but we have been told that treating a hive with low brood is more effective. So lets see what happens. So in summary this is what we…

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Kiwimana Drone Management Frames For Sale!!!!

Kiwimana Drone Management Frames II

We have listed the Drone Management Frames we built on Trademe, if you are interested check out the auction by clicking on the link below:- TradeMe Auction fro Kiwimana Drone Management Frames Here is some information about the frame. In the battle against the Varroa destructor mite beekeepers needs a few tricks to help combat…

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