Two swarms of our bees in the Orchard:
Wednesday 19th & Saturday 29th June 2013

camera black copyThanks to Tomasz Hobot for all the photos

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19th June
L: The bees swarmed on apple tree Tom Putt - see the Tree Plan for tree location
R: The remaining bees (drones) the following morning

29th June: second swarm, on the same tree!

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……and the remaining drone bees the next day

BCOG's beekeeper Jim Binning collected the bees. They have been introduced into the new hive in the same enclosure in the Orchard.

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