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    Re: After the wax moths.....

    Thanks so much, everyone, for your help. I am really hoping that they are just bearding--it hasn't been too hot this week compared to the summer, but I did just decrease the room they have by half. ...
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    Re: After the wax moths.....

    Thanks for posting advice--the brood looked good, although only on 3 frames of an 8 frame hive. The other 5 in the box were full of honey. I will look into how to do the powder sugar roll. Any...
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    Re: After the wax moths.....

    Hi, and thanks for the advice. This is a split I made spring 2012, the hive got very strong and swarmed this spring. I have not checked for mites--the only way I know how to do it is by using the...
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    After the wax moths.....

    I was wondering if anyone could give me a little advice? I live in the Austin, TX area, and I have 2 hives: one is 4 or 5 years old, and very strong. The other is from a split of that hive last...
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    Re: Is my hive doomed??

    Hokie Bee Daddy--Can I do a three frame split with no brood or eggs on the frames??
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    Re: Is my hive doomed??

    Hmm--I don't really think I have a drone laying hive---I could not find any brood or even one egg or larvae. I did see a lot of drones, but could one of the workers have been laying for a while...
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    Re: Is my hive doomed??

    Thank you Hokie Bee Daddy--I know I should be in a beekeeping club, but with everything else I have going on time-wise, I go on the advice of books, YouTube, and now this forum! I was hoping that...
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    Re: Is my hive doomed??

    Thanks for the response. I did read about that, but if there was someone laying drone eggs, they aren't now. I was not able to find a single egg or any brood at all. They are putting nectar and...
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    Re: Is my hive doomed??

    Thanks for such a fast reply. I am located between Wimberley and Kyle, south of Spicewood. When I looked in the hive shortly before they swarmed there were lots of eggs, larvae, and capped brood. ...
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    Is my hive doomed??

    Hi, I'm new to this forum and also a relatively new beekeeper. I'm hoping that someone can give me some advice. My single hive is in it's third spring. Several weeks ago when I opened up the hive...
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