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    Re: please help....lost queen?

    We had the same problem, we had to buy a nuc to replace the dying hive. essentially we emptied the entire hive out about 100ft away and installed the nuc frames all went well and the hive wintered...
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    fodant recipes

    Hello, I am looking for a relatively easy recipe for fondant. Does anyone have any they want to share? This is our first year as beekeepers and I want to make sure I have some on hand just in case....
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    Re: Hive top feeder

    We are new Bee keepers and have def learned a lot of lessons the hard way. We just put a hive top feeder on and had a lot of bees drown it it as they came in from the top and drown. I was quite upset...
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    Re: When to start feeding in UPstate NY

    well it turns out there were so many wasps because of the dead bees in the sugar waer! Iwould like to thank the company that sold the feeder for all the hlpful information on how to avoid that. I am...
  5. Re: Fall/Winter Feeding?? And a few other questions!!??

    sounds like you had as much "luck" as we did This is our first year we have one hive and have made many mistakes. Lastweek I thought our hive was looking quite strong and doing what it is supposed...
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    Re: When to start feeding in UPstate NY

    Ok so we bought a hive top feeder put it on Friday evening and today Sat. I come home from work and there is a lot of activity on and around the hive I go take a look and we have many wasps in sight...
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    When to start feeding in UPstate NY

    I am a new beekeeper this year and we have had a pretty rough start, but seem to be rolling along pretty well now. I am wondering when should we start offering sugar syrup and do I use the 2:1 mix?...
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