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Swarm Catcher

May 29, 2020 Sophia Physics 0

Recently I bought a nucleation box to have just in case our colony decided to swarm. Unfortunately I forgot to order brood frames and foundation […]

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September Sunshine

September 13, 2019 Sophia Physics 1

We hope to place observation cameras on a hive to monitor flight patterns and general colony behaviour. The ‘Beehivemonitor’ system integrated with the Sophia hive […]

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Finishing Touches

September 1, 2019 Sophia Physics 0

The focus of yesterday’s work at the Three Counties apiary was on labeling the jarred honey. The Three Counties Beekeeping Association use only native Irish […]

Honey Extraction

August 23, 2019 Sophia Physics 0

The ThreeCounties beekeepers rented the community hall in Knocklong for three days (22nd to 24th Aug) in order to set up a honey extraction unit […]

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Contemplating Harvest

August 18, 2019 Sophia Physics 0

Arrangements have been made to harvest this year’s bounty of honey. First, clearing boards – basically a one-way zebra crossing system for bees that allows […]