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    Re: No Honey in Hive

    Thanks all!
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    Re: No Honey in Hive

    Thanks - I will reduce the entrance and continue to feed and keep checking - thanks for your help!
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    No Honey in Hive

    I started a package late - mid-June in Marshfield, MA. The hive is going gang busters with tons of bees and brood, but no honey. I have been feeding the last few weeks and will continue to do so,...
  4. Re: Need help on what to do with weak hive infested with wax moth

    thanks for your help. My husband is allergic to bees, so taking them in the house is not practical. I will shake them out and hope for the best for them. I really let this hive down! Thanks again.
  5. Need help on what to do with weak hive infested with wax moth

    One of my hives has been weak all summer. I didn't take any steps to help the hive and now it is invested with wax moth. I am assuming there is nothing i can do to save this hive, but i'm not sure...
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    Re: Brood in between boxes

    Yes, the larvae was very big. I will scrape it off and check the distance between the boxes and add some drone comb. I was a little freaked when i saw it! thanks for the input everyone!
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    Brood in between boxes

    First inspection of hives this spring. When I opened one hive and pulled off the top box, i could see what looks like mounds of larvae on the tops of the frames in the box below. Should i just...
  8. Thread: Honey Supers

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    Re: Honey Supers

    Thanks for the input!
  9. Thread: Honey Supers

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    Re: Honey Supers

    about a month later - checked yesterday still nothing in the frames - just drawn out. there seems to be plenty of bees and lots of foraging activities. I have a queen excluder on - do you think I...
  10. Thread: Honey Supers

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    Honey Supers

    I have a hive going on it's second year. Seems to be doing well. Added a honey super with a queen excluder about 3 weeks ago. The frames are drawn out and plenty of bees up there, but none of them...
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    Thanks for the responses. I like the idea of not...

    Thanks for the responses. I like the idea of not buying much equipment, and it does seem to me, like any hobby, the amount of "stuff" available to you generally far outweighs the need for it.

    As...
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    Extracting without equipment

    My first year and I have only two frames to extract. I need to wait a bit before buying an extractor, and don't really want to borrow my clubs huge extractor for just two frames. Is there a way for...
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    ok - thanks for the help!

    ok - thanks for the help!
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    there are probably 5 undrawn foundations in the...

    there are probably 5 undrawn foundations in the top two mediums. being new to this, i'm not sure about the nectar flow in our area - anyone else know anything about that on the south coast of...
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    Have I messed up

    I started with 2 medium hive bodies and a package in April. The girls were going gang busters. I added another medium somewhere around June, thinking they would use the three mediums as brood...
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    Fischer's Bee Quick

    Anyone have a bottle of Fischer's Bee Quick I can buy? Guess there is a problem getting it from suppliers right now?
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    Water on Landing Board

    I was wondering if it made sense to shim the back of the hive to enable the water on the landing board to drain off after a rain storm. We have had some pretty severe thunderstorms lately and I...
  18. Thread: Two Questions

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    Thanks everyone. The colony is thriving, so I...

    Thanks everyone. The colony is thriving, so I will stop feeding. They have already drawn comb on two mediums (I'm using all mediums). I appreciate the help!
  19. Thread: Two Questions

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    Two Questions

    Hi - first question about feeding. New package installed in April. I'm south of Boston. Should I still be feeding this time of year? I was away last week and put a baggie filled with syrup on the...
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    Hey Plucky - I got on this morning to post a...

    Hey Plucky - I got on this morning to post a thread that when I checked my bees this morning (one hive - newly installed from package in April) there were a lot of bees clustered at the opening on...
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    I only have the one hive, so I guess no fear of...

    I only have the one hive, so I guess no fear of robbing. Thanks for the help!
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    wow - I didn't realize just how stupid the...

    wow - I didn't realize just how stupid the question was - if I wasn't tired and it wasn't Monday, I would have realized DRONES DON'T LAY EGGS. thanks!
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    One more stupid question

    How do you know it's a drone laying and not the queen?:confused:
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    Couple Newbie Questions

    Hi - I was wondering about the entrance reducer - when I should remove it. Weather in Mass. has been a bit cool and rainy. It's been on the large entry whole for a while. I actually took it off...
  25. Thread: Pollen question

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    Thanks, Derek - I think I just didn't look hard...

    Thanks, Derek - I think I just didn't look hard enough - I will leave them alone for awhile and check again if we get another sunny warm day - not getting much of those in Marshfield, MA this year!!
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