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Auckland Bee Club Meeting

We went along to the Auckland bee club meeting, it was Rocky’s turn to car pool so we went along in his Land rover to the club rooms. The usual access to the car park was sealed off with a … Continue reading

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Honey 1 – Inspection “Can organic Beekeeping work in this hive?”

Removed the roof and noticed some dampness at some of the corners of the roof, will need to investigate this further. I inspected both brood boxes and it is evident that the hive is rather infested with Varroa Mites. I … Continue reading

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Bee Hive Inspections

Mokoroa 1 Did a full inspection of the hive today, still a few ¾ frames in the hive from when I was feeding them the stores from last year. Loads of brood today and spotted the Queen walking around, the … Continue reading

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Mokoroa 1 Checking on the Queen

Quick Check after a day’s work to see how things are going in Mokoroa 1, well some good and bad news… The Queen is laying well and we saw some new brood and some new eggs, also spotted the queen … Continue reading

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Goldie gets some Apistan strips treatment

Did the inspection of Goldie today, the weather was patchy today. So couldn’t get started until after two pm. Took a while to light the smoker as most of the wood is also damp. We needed to get the Apistan … Continue reading

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Auckland Bee Club Meeting

Went along to the Auckland Bee Club to discuss Wax moths and closing down your hives for winter Continue reading

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Honey 1 – Inspecting the merged hive

I did a full inspection of the new merged hive today and all looked great, did spot a varroa mite on the back of one of the workers.  So will have to treat for them when the supers are all … Continue reading

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Honey 2 Inspection

Inspected the hive today, we had noticed that the landing board has been very quiet lately, so we suspected all was not well inside the hive. The have had two full boxes, and the Bees haven’t done anything with the … Continue reading

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