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    Re: Hot or hot?

    Thanks for the info. I had more advice from a local beekeeper, and he suggested it was because there isn't much of a flow right now and they're defending what they have from potential robbers and...
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    Hot or hot?

    I went out this late afternoon to check on the 2 hives. The first one was gentle as usual. The 2nd one was pinging off my veil and much more aggressive than I remember. The temps here are mid...
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    Re: Queen or no queen?

    I agree with direct release, but the queens and package bees had never been together at all. I was afraid of the package bees ripping her limb from limb. Oh, well. Live and learn. Thanks.
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    Re: Queen or no queen?

    Thank you for replying.

    I am feeding dry sugar.

    I was worried about the queens after the cold snap because they were in their cages on the bottom of the hives and the bees were clustered on...
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    Queen or no queen?

    I have a question. I am new at this. I just put 2 packages in the new tbhs. That night, we had a cold snap and it stayed very cold all weekend. It's warmer now. I think one of the queens died...
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