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    Re: Two hives side by side

    They both were given the exact same thing one is using it one is not..
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    Re: Two hives side by side

    I took the medium super off and had a look, two large supers full of bees lots coming and going I am thinking that they just do not like the medium super I gave them.
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    Two hives side by side

    I have two hives on the same pallet. Gave them both medium supers the same time, one has drawn it out and filled it with honey! The second one has not touched the super a few bees in the super but...
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    Re: Bees vary aggressive

    Will do, see what is out there. I do live in the bush 5 clicks to anything or anybody.

    Thanks for the insight.
    Steve
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    Bees very aggressive

    I am in Northern bc I started two hives from Nucs in April. Added a second super the end of May. The bees are so aggressive neither I or the dogs can go within 50 feet without get stung. I have...
  6. Re: Hives booming faster than I thought possible

    I was thinking I was going to remove it "the burr comb" but at the time it was covered with bees. I will clean it up tonight.

    Thanks
  7. Hives booming faster than I thought possible

    I have two hives this year, started from 4 frame Nucs. I hived the Nucs 17 days ago did the first real check today, both hives are booming. bees coving all 10 frames in one and 9 frames coved with...
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    started two nucs

    I started two nucs two weeks ago, both the same everything. I even placed them on one pallet just facing difrent directions. One hive the bees are busy collecting pollen every bees returning is...
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    More drones that I have ever seen

    The hive is very active right now bees in the air everywhere. I was standing watching them come and go, and it seemed like every tenth bee is a drone. they the drones are flying in and out others...
  10. Thread: bee suit?

    by steve62
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    Re: bee suit?

    Quality Round Hooded Jacket
    hhmmm did not add the pic
    go to www.beemaidbeestore.com the one I have is $32. works well.
  11. Re: Bees coming and going but no pollen on thier legs.

    Everything is in bloom right now clover ,blackeyed susans, indian celery, fireweed.
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    I do not know myself but I am told "from the guy I bought the bes from" that up here August is the best flow and fireweed is what the bees would be after.
    I was also told it is very hard to winter a...
  13. Re: Bees coming and going but no pollun on thier legs.

    thank you very much Steve.
  14. Bees coming and going but no pollen on thier legs.

    I am a new beek, I have one hive two supers for brood one on top for honey.
    bees are very active lots of them coming and going. But I do not see any pollun on their legs.

    fire weed is in full...
  15. Thread: No Smoker?

    by steve62
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    Re: No Smoker?

    Well I am new to bees and only have one hive bought it to see if I liked it.
    I recieved my bees in a four frame nuc. and the guy I got them from gave me an old beatup hive with 10 frames. I...
  16. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: New to bees

    Ok i have sprayed the new frames with sugar water 1-1 mix and spaced out the old frames as well. They love the sugar water and I have left a container for them infront of the hive. How long should I...
  17. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: New to bees

    Thank you for all the info, I will spray the frame with sugar water and stagger the frames today. I have not been feeding them at all there has been lots for them to gather ever since I have had...
  18. Thread: New to bees

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    Re: Knew to bees

    It is a wax coated plastic with combs drawin on them for the bees to build on.
    hope that makes sence.
  19. Thread: New to bees

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    New to bees

    Ok I bought my first nuc May 20th. I was given an old hive one super 10 frames,bottom board, top board and a lid. The nuc came with four frames full of bees and the queen. I placed the four frames...
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