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June 2022 - Now making this available to non-members. We have no idea if this is still relevant.
We have received 2 requests regarding colonies of bees.
A beekeeper based in Balblair, Black Isle, has ten hives and is looking for someone to look after them whilst he is away on a 90 day cycling holiday. Contact Jim and Lorna Mallows on 01381 600264 for details.
Paul Young 07769606515 has 3 National abelo poly hives with bees for sale. He is based on the Black Isle.
June 2022 - Second-hand equipment. For further information contact Pam and Roger
WBC crown board - 1 off
Round-style hood and jacket, size 50" - 52", - 1 off @ £20
April 2022 - Second-hand National size polynuc plus eke for sale. Good condition. £25 Arthur Hill (01997 433377)
August 2021 Arthur Hill (01997 433377) has the following Commercial hive for sale.
Open mesh floor
Brood box with frames and foundation
Three supers with frames and foundation
Section rack with sections and foundation.
An excellent hive for a keen hobbyist, all boxes being interchangeable with National hives BUT NOT THE FRAMES
Cost new would be £455-00 and that doesn't include a third super or a section box.
Bits and Pieces available from Arthur Hill. updated June 2021
1. Poly nuc with eke @ £25
2. Couple of Ashford feeders.
Contact Arthur on 01997 433377
More items available from Ken MacKenzie.
For your winter feeding requirements he has 2 x "Ambrosia" feeders available. The capacity of each bucket (complete with perforated holes in the lids for dispensing) is 15 litres. With the bucket comes the brood covering-board and enclosing "eke".
Ken has made modifications to his varroa floors for use with W.B.C. hives. It replaces the traditional floor and is compatible with the rest of the W.B.C. lifts and brood box. Contact Ken for further details.
Prices on application to Ken on...01349 861504.
I bought a pair of vented beekeeping gloves (pictured) in medium but they are too big for me. They're lovely gloves and brand new.
They would be £10 collected or £15 posted.
National Brood boxes for sale. April 2019
2 No. Western Red Cedar new national brood boxes with metal frame runners.
Front and back lug ends are double walled as shown in photo.
£40 each. Contact Alastair Rose 01349 877435
Open Mesh Floors for sale
Available in Langstroth, National or Smith sizes supplied with a monitoring tray.
Further details can be had from Ken MacKenzie on
tkenmackenzie "at" yahoo.co.uk
tel. 01349 861504
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Bee Craft disease recognition cards;
Minor Brood Diseases
Small Hive Beetle & Tropilaelaps
Handy, laminated reference for use at the hives and easy cleaning.
An A5 sized booklet produced for what was thought to be the 60th Anniversary of the Group (in 2006) consisting of extracts from the Minute Book, list of Office Bearers, Disease and Season Reports.
Also contains pen pictures of past Advisors, Margaret Logan and Bernhard Mobus.
Now no longer available in print but a copy can be downloaded here.