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What do I do if a swarm of bees turns up?

If you have a swarm of bees - DON'T PANIC. The first thing to check is if they are honey bees. If they really are honey bees then ring your local beekeepers association. For more details on how to check what you have got and get help see our swarms page.

If you live near to Bridport in Dorset then you can ring us on 01308 423808.

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Three thriving queens


Here they are.  2009 Queens at our Green lane apiary.

We were lucky to get sight of and photograph each of them during our inspection ...

2009 queen at Green Lane

And then ...
2009 queen at Green Lane

And finally ...
2009 queen at Green Lane

All of them marked green for 2009. 

Must get a blue marker for next year ...
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Posted by sally on Saturday 12 September 2009 - 22:54:55 |printer friendly