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    Dead larva and pupa

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    I went to the hives this morning and they were taking our many dead larva and pupa. What is going on?
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    reusing Drone comb

    I just had a drone laying queen replaced, now I have full frames of drone comb. What should I do with them? will the bees reuse them for worker brood? I placed them on the freezer, will the bees...
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    Re: Feeding Bee's

    1:1 sugar and water
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    Re: introducing new queen

    Yes, the old queen is marked, But I couldnt find her...I will try again tomorrow. I also wanted to know if I should take the drone comb frame out or leave it in the hive?
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    introducing new queen

    I have a nuc that I started in April and I have had terrible luck with. The queen that came with the package died before being released from the cage, I bought a second queen, and she is a drone...
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    Re: Drone brood package bees

    I thought that when you buys queen they make sure is a good laying queen before the sell it. Am I wrong? The queen that came with the package died, and this one is a replacement queen....
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    Drone brood package bees

    Hi everyone! I installed a package of bees in late April. I opened it up today and I saw only drone brood, polen and nectar. I did see the queen.... So what do I do now?
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    Re: making a split, but can't find the queen

    Great advice, thanks!
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    Re: making a split, but can't find the queen

    thanks!
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    making a split, but can't find the queen

    Hi i am a new Beekeeper. I purchased a new Russian queen, that will arrive shortly, I was planning of making a nuc with some frames of brood and honey, and give them my new Russian queen, but I cant...
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    Looking for bees near greenville SC

    Looking to buy a nuc or a package of bees close to greenville sc ASAP.... Thanks!
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    Re: can I start with a 4 box nuc hive?

    I want to thank everyone for all your advice. i am very excited to get my bees and get going!
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    Bees in greenville sc

    Hi, I am looking for package bees or nucs for sale close to greenville sc. I have found two places that will have some in mid April. Does anyone have any sooner? Thanks!
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    Re: can I start with a 4 box nuc hive?

    Great thts what i will do then, and when they start to fill the last box, I will buy a new hive and move them. Thank you everyone!
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    Re: can I start with a 4 box nuc hive?

    Thanks for your input!!
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    Re: can I start with a 4 box nuc hive?

    Thank you Pancho for your reply! I am getting a 3 Lb package. I can start with 3 boxes, 15 frames and add the last one later. Do you think I could wait untill next spring to get a regular hive, or...
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    can I start with a 4 box nuc hive?

    Hi, i live in the upstate SC. I'm trying to start beekeeping. I have a 4 box nuc hive, no bees yet, so 20 deep frames. Can I place my package bees in the nuc hive for a while? how long untill the run...
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