Hive 08 [France, Brittany]

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A.K.
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Hive 08 [France, Brittany]

Post by A.K. » 12 Mar 2018, 11:44

Empty hive placed at 3 meters above ground level to attract a swarm.
Entrance facing south.
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Re: Hive 8 [France, Brittany]

Post by bensmith0149 » 07 Apr 2018, 00:19

Where is the entrance? In the pictures it looks like the entrance is facing the tree on all of the hives.

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Re: Hive 8 [France, Brittany]

Post by A.K. » 07 Apr 2018, 10:03

bensmith0149 wrote:
07 Apr 2018, 00:19
Where is the entrance?
Yes, it is facing the tree.
Have a look here for illustration: http://www.smallhiveproject.eu/?hivestand.html

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Re: Hive 08 [France, Brittany]

Post by A.K. » 29 Jul 2018, 22:55

I detached the empty hive, as there are no more swarms to expect this year.
There were some kind of garbage and small animals underneath the metal roof.

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Re: Hive 08 [France, Brittany]

Post by A.K. » 02 Apr 2019, 22:14

Empty hive attached to a tree .
Mixture of wax/propolis applied outside around the hive entrance to attract a swarm.
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