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  Topic: Merging a TBH Nuc with queen into a TBH with a queen
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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:37 am   Subject: Merging a TBH Nuc with queen into a TBH with a queen
Background: my equipment is:
TBH1
TBH2
Warre 1
Nuc 1 (Same dimensions and shape as the TBHs)

About 3 weeks ago one of my very useful neighbors captured a swarm from one of my hives while I was ...
 
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

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