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bodger

Prepare to be Stung

I've just read an article that suggests that our native black bee just might be the answer to the collapse in our honey bee population.

This is based on the theory that the old black honey bee is more hairy and could be better equiped to face the harsher extremes of climate, which is thought ,maybe one of the causes of the population crash.
Currently  bees descended from Southern European imported bees make up the majority of the population living in the UKs beehives.

One of the drawbacks of this solution, is that it tends to be more aggressive and that beekeepers tend not to like it for this reason.
Hawkeye

did you see that programe a few weeks about the problem, very interesting
bodger

It was on vey late. I watched half of it and fell a sleep infront of the telly.
Hawkeye

hope they show it again soon then
bodger

Wake me up for the second half if they do darling.

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