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  1. Thoughts and Suggestions First inspection this year

    I went today and inspected my 2 hives for the first time this year. The hive that was weak all last year was literally booming with bees. There was atleast 8 frames with brood in the second deep...
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    Re: First check after winter, what to do

    i thought about taking the hive down to 1 box reducing the entrance further to 1 space and placing a pollen patty/brood builder on top of the frames and either using a hive top feeder or and entrance...
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    Re: First check after winter, what to do

    would it be beneficial to give them a pollen patty with healthy-b and feed a 1:1 syrup simultaneously
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    Re: First check after winter, what to do

    the entrance has been reduced since october, but i was considering feeding would that be with pollen patties or dry pollen or 1:1 syrup with honey b healthy
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    First check after winter, what to do

    I checked my 2 hives yesterday and spotted both queens and both are already laying and i have some capped brood in both hives. one hive had a good population and were actively bringing in pollen...
  6. Thread: CheckMite+

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    CheckMite+

    Is checkmite+ the only product that is labeled for use against SHB and is it the best way to eradicate them. I currently use a beetle trap and it works well but was looking for another way to help...
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    Re: brushy mtn bee

    what does the code apply to. I placed an item in my cart and then applied the code and it said code accepted but it did not do anything to the price or shipping of the item
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    Extracting to use a knife or a scratcher

    I just harvested my first honey crop and a friend of mine that got me into keeping bees helped me and we used is equipment to extract which was a 3 frame extractor and a speed king electric knife. ...
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    Re: How many deep boxes to add

    yes i am
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    How many deep boxes to add

    I have started two hives the first of april and I am using all deep boxes with 10 frames. I am getting ready to add my second box this week. My question is with this being the first year for the...
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