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  1. Thread: What to do?

    by MoralChaos
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    Re: What to do?

    I removed the queen from the hive and placed her in a nuc along with 2 frames of bees and brood. Hopefully if the bees were thinking about swarming this will make the remaining bees in the hive and...
  2. Re: Queen that thinks she is laying but isn't or something else? Advice moving forwa

    I checked again tonight. There were minimal eggs. maybe 20 and minimal larva about the same. Of the capped larva, all drones. I took her out of the nuc and dropped her in a small jar of alcohol...
  3. Thread: What to do?

    by MoralChaos
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    What to do?

    Wanted to get the advice of this group on something. I have a hive that overwintered this last year and has been doing pretty well this year although not as well as last year. Early on in the year I...
  4. Queen that thinks she is laying but isn't or something else? Advice moving forward.

    I have a hive (package this year)that, upon inspection two months ago, was booming. Lots of eggs, brood, stores etc in all phases. A month ago I did an inspection and to my dismay found no eggs and...
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    Re: Any Beeks in west texas?

    There are some good feral hives close to where my parents live in Floydada Texas(north east of Lubbock). I'm hoping to go down next month and do a cut out of one the feral hives he knows about and...
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    Small Queen or something else?

    Backstory - I made a split several weeks ago and chose to leave the old queen in the stronger hive and let the nuc make a new queen(I know, not recommended). After a week or so I checked the nuc...
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    Re: Too Early to Split?

    Thanks for the advice. I do feel kind of foolish. I was just really anxious and excited to make my first split and should have checked the weather over the next couple of weeks before doing it. ...
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    Too Early to Split?

    Second Year Beek. Made it through the winter with my one hive alive and now its booming. It's been warming up and upon inspection of my hive today I saw several drones and maybe an 1/8th frame of...
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    Re: Where to put the opening?

    Thanks! I searched the forum before posting but it seems I never user the right words in my search. Both of those threads gave me the feedback I needed. :)
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    Where to put the opening?

    So I built my first top bar hive and am debating in my mind about where the entrance/exit for the bees should be. The plans I used to build the tbh show a circular opening at the bottom center of...
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    Too Late to add super?

    So just want to give a little background. I'm a first year beek. Started with just one hive this year. About a month after installing my package, the bucket feeder on top of my hive overheated and...
  12. Thread: New in Utah

    by MoralChaos
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    New in Utah

    Hi, I'm a first year bee keeper in Utah County, Utah. Still learning a lot of new things and this forum has already been really helpful. I'm sure I'll be on here a lot. :)
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