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    Re: What are they doing?

    It did rain most of the day...
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    What are they doing?

    Can someone please tell me what this is called?

    http://youtu.be/-MridO-zJiQ
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    Re: Laying drone?

    OK is did a inspection today to sees how my bees were doing on the second brood box. When I checked it they had drawn out frames 1 and 8 and have started to store honey in them as well. I added the...
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    Laying drone?

    I have yet to find my queen after 5 weeks however, my hive seems to be queen right. They are working and bit aggressive and I see new brood and hatched brood cells as well. My population have grown...
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    Re: How do you react to a sting

    My goal is to not get stung! I always use a full suit and never go into the hive with out it.
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    No part...I am all about letting the bees be bees.
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    Today I removed the top feeder and when checking the second brood super I noticed that they were almost finished building the 4th frame. I also noticed that they were storing sugar water in some...
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    So you are saying to remove the feeder now or wait until they get the comb build out in the brude chamber (3 medium supers)?
  9. Re: similar ? to aerindel, re: feeding/rate of comb building/activity level

    I have the same setup and about the same dates. I did a 1 week check on the second super this past weekend 5/12 and they are building on the 3 center frames and have not touched the outer frames. It...
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    No that is my first two week check. I'll take a photo this weekend when I go back into the hive.
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    Thanks for all the information. Since my whole theory here is to let the bees be bees and not inter-fear into their natural behavior as much as possible, I have decided to not remove this sell. As...
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    Re: hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    THe queen cell is on the face of the comb at the top of the frame. By brude pattern is good and there is a good bit of it in the lower super. These photos are from my week two check there was a good...
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    hive is bulding a queen cell...what next

    OK I installed my package three weeks ago and I have done a check a week since they have been installed. I have yet to see the queen however, I do see brude, pollen, and honey cells in the bottom...
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    2 weeks into a new hive

    I have a new hive started with medium 8 frame supers and I installed 4.9 bees. After 2 weeks here is what I have. This hive is in my backyard and I live in a subdivision with a lot of decrative...
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    New to the form...

    Hello to all - I have been lurking here for about a year and finally signed up. A friend and I keep three hives in Louisville Kentucky are slowly growing more.
  16. Re: Bee Yards, post a picture of your bee yards.

    In Louisville KY.
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