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  1. Re: Will Varroa Mites keep bees from drawing out comb?

    Thanks Oldtimer. I would say probably 10-20 mites in a 24 hour period.
  2. Will Varroa Mites keep bees from drawing out comb?

    I have a fairly new Lang hive which I populated with a nuc a couple months ago and the bees have only partially drawn out comb on one side of one of the empty frames. I thought it was a lack of food...
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    Re: Golden Mean Full?

    Thanks for your input Rob. I probably should split the hive.....I just don't have another top bar sitting around and splitting to a Lang would really be a pain.
    Aloha,
    Jim
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    Oh Rob, what would...
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    Re: Golden Mean Full?

    Thanks for the reply Tom!
    Yeah, I thought about the ventilation because of my tropical location and so far I have drilled 3 two inch holes in the back wall of the hive and installed two inch soffits...
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    Re: Top Bar Full?

    Thanks, beepro..
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    Golden Mean Full?

    Hello Everybody!
    I live in Hawaii. I bought a Golden Mean from Backyard Hives last summer. It's been doing great so far. Maybe a little too great. The girls are hanging out on the entrance side...
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    Top Bar Full?

    Hi Everyone,
    My Golden Mean Top Bar has been in operation for almost a year. Right now some of the girls are hanging out on the front of the hive around the entrance. They are bearding at night. ...
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    Re: Hello from Hawaii

    LOL CaBees! No geckos in the Lang. They do like to hang out on the outside of my top bar and in the attic under the roof, however.
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    Re: Hello from Hawaii

    Yeah Dan. Got the hive beetles in my top bar. I've got them on the run though, I made a little stand to put an AJ beetle trap on and low and behold the beetles like to hide under the trap in the...
  10. Re: NewBee saying hello from Southwest Oregon

    Best of luck Happy! I have had a Golden Mean now for almost a year and I am loving it. Here in Hawaii though it get's kinda hot inside so I'm going to drill some holes and install some soffits in...
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    Re: New from Upstate SC Intro

    Murphy, I filled my new lang with a 5 frame Nuc and they have just now started to draw out comb on the new frames. They are plasticell and I have heard that it takes awhile for the girls to draw out...
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    Hello from Hawaii

    I've had a top bar hive since last July and it's been going pretty well. I just set up a Lang in the backyard in March. I purchased the top bar from backyard hives so it has a solid bottom and here...
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