I autumn-fed all my hives with syrup this afternoon and […] robber bees were attracted to the smell. All fought off the attacks off easily within a few minutes, but the hive with the Upstairs Downstairs set-up seemed to lockdown and protect itself with much less drama."

Nothing over 7mm gets into this hive:

Wasp, hornet, wax moth, rodent or reptile

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Giving back to bees a hive they know how to defend

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Rare Bee (small scabious mining bee) found in Newport for more information on this story click here


Interesting new research into how bees interact with sick bees.


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