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    Re: Moving down into the next box

    DrDWilliams, I don't believe you are in any trouble at all. I am attaching a picture from one of our Warre's that I took on March 9th 2013. The colony was hived from a small swarm on Father's Day of...
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    Re: Warre Winter and Honey

    Hey Pat. Great looking hive and surprisingly active for February. Of course I'm in Pennsylvania and won't see grass that green till late April. Regarding your question about naidiring the extra empty...
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    Re: Warre Winter and Honey

    [QUOTE=Beekeeping.IsGood.ca;883483]I think honey store requirements are partly dependant on the number of bees in the colony. I don't think I'd try wintering a large colony on 1 box

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    Re: Warre Winter and Honey

    For winter we usually remove empty boxes from the bottom. That translates to 5 of our 7 hives being 2 boxes high. All of these 5 hives were started this year from swarm captures in June. they all...
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    Warre Winter and Honey

    Just registered with this site and I really enjoy reading all the comments. We've been raising bees in Warre Hives since 2009.

    I could never understand why we harvest honey in the fall. Why are...
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    Greetings from NEPA - Warre beekeeper

    Hello all, glad to be here. Entering my third winter here in Pennsylvania with the Warre Hive system. Started with 2 and we're now up to 7 courtesy of some very accesible swarms this past summer.
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