Oxford Bees

Colony History

Table showing bee colonies with dates and containing hives
Colony Hive Location Origin of swarm Start Date End Date Untreated since (confirmed date) Full seasons untreated What happened to the colony?
Colony 01 A Headington Bought as a occupied hive at the very end of 2012. The hive was intensively managed until 2016. 2
Colony 02 Headington Bought as a occupied hive at the very end of 2012 0 Queen failure after swarming
Colony 03 Headington Feral colony in Collinwood Road, Risinghurst 2 Starved next to stores during spring 2018
Colony 04 D Central Oxford Feral colony in Collinwood Road, Risinghurst 2
Colony 05 Central Oxford Feral colony near Fettiplace Road in Barton 2 Starved next to stores during spring 2018
Colony 06 Central Oxford Feral colony near Fettiplace Road in Barton 2 Starved next to stores during spring 2018
Colony 07 Central Oxford from a no-treatment colony in a Top Bar Hive near John Radcliffe Hospital site 1 Starved next to stores during spring 2018
Colony 08 G Central Oxford Unknown. Probably from one of my untreated apiary hives 1
Colony 09 Central Oxford Feral colony near Fettiplace Road in Barton 1 Starved during spring 2018
Colony 10 Central Oxford Feral colony near Fettiplace Road in Barton 0 Swarm absconded immediately after being hived
Colony 11 A Central Oxford Feral swarm, probably from a roof in Grandpont, Oxford 0 Queen failure followed by robbing. Combined with Colony 01
Colony 12 E Central Oxford Unknown. Maybe a swarm from Colony 4 0
Colony 13 Central Oxford Unknown. Found in Old High Street, Headington, Oxford 0 Queen died during swarm catching. Bees absconded or dispersed.