Recent content by Bibby

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    Natural Oils as/for Pest Control

    A lot of people here in New Zealand use Thyme hay in their smokers. There are of course also plenty of commercial Thyme based varroa treatments like Thymovar around too. I'm a bit of a newby when it comes to bees though - so don't have much direct experience with these things myself.
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    Not Dislocated, Broken

    We had a lamb with a broken front leg last year which we bandaged and then covered with a length of PVC pipe to act as a splint. It was pretty hard to watch her for the first week or so as she tried to get around by pushing herself through the grass, but not too long after that she got the hang...