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    Re: Do Bee Weaver bees winter well

    Vance

    Like I stated I have four nucs doing well yet and have survived -20 degree winter weather. I only have the nucs wrapped in tar paper. I hope this helps.
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    Re: Do Bee Weaver bees winter well

    You are right the Weavers are good people to do business with.

    As far as my statement about them being aggressive I am basing this off of some of the Carnis I have. I can say the Italians I had...
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    Re: Do Bee Weaver bees winter well

    I currently have 4 BeeWeaver nucs from splits I made last year. From purchased queens. They are doing well. I did have another in a 10 frame double box that was a nuc made last summer. It had built...
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    Re: Has anyone tried BeeWeaver's Buckfast queens?

    Benjamin,

    I ordered 5 queens from them in July and made some splits with them to try them out. They have built up very fast. Three of them are in 5 frame nucs double stacked. The other two have...
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    Re: split in wisconsin

    Gary,

    You can do like Tom says above and let them build up a couple deeps for overwintering.

    If you do it right now you might be able to split your one deep into 3 nucs. Split up your brood,...
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