Beekeeping

 

Some Splits

May 29th, 2008 - Posted by Steve Ham

Windy weather and low cloud, but some breaks of sunshine. No flying but an opportunity to make some artificial swarms in some of my hives on the north of the Valley near Tortoles. It is very likely that they

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Glider testing and Swarms

May 22nd, 2008 - Posted by Steve Ham

Wednesday gave us some showery conditions. After an early flight, we only managed an evening flight when things had calmed down. Dave got to fly the new Airwave Sport 4 which we have in as a demo(see photo), and Steve is on his second day now of demoing the Niviuk Hook.

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End of run of 16 consecutive days flying

May 8th, 2008 - Posted by Steve Ham

Cbs from 9am so no flying today. There were plenty of sunny spells, but the Cbs soon filled in again. Nature walks for some of the group. Myself and Jamie checked on the progress of my Warré hives in Zapata. Two which had drawn comb throughout their first box were provided with fresh boxes below. […]

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We beat the forecast and did a spot of beekeeping

April 29th, 2008 - Posted by Steve Ham

With a forecast of high westerlies we still managed to fly before it came through, with good thermals and wind still below 15km when we landed. During the afternoon, Roel and myself checked out the progress of my Bee hives, most importantly my Warré style hives in Tortoles. The Warré method is a move back […]

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