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    remove queen cells?

    i have a split a little over a week old.there is a few queen cells in the hive.my question is do i need to remove all but one cell or just leave them alone and let the new queen handle it?thanks in...
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    8frame medium nuc

    Im wondering should you give the bees the whole box meaning fill with capped brood egges food and empty foundation frames or get some kind of divider and only use 5 frames of whats listed above minus...
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    Re: fondant super hard what went wrong?

    Gonna try what ive made just to see if they'll touch it.
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    Re: fondant super hard what went wrong?

    Thanks for the responses so making sugar blocks is easier? Maybe ill give that a whirl.
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    Re: fondant super hard what went wrong?

    Ok I'll try it out thanks.
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    fondant super hard what went wrong?

    Made some fondant to feed to my hives and it turned out extremely hard not plyable at all what can I do to make it work for my bees?
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    Re: queen present/saw queen cell

    there was definitely queen larva in the cell I only found one in the bottom super the queen herself was in the top super
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    Re: queen present/saw queen cell

    i feel as if they have plenty of space and the population is growing i mean its 2 supers almost full of bees its a 8 frame garden hive,the first one is completly full and the top one is about 1/2 way...
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    Re: queen present/saw queen cell

    i know that if there are queen cells present there is no queen but i have a good laying queen so y are they making new queen cells?
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    queen present/saw queen cell

    i did my hive inspection today and saw the queen ive had since i got my package.she is laying good brood pattern and actually saw her laying eggs today.queen was in the 2nd super when i checked the...
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    Re: 8 frame medium boxes beekeeping.

    i let my bees draw out all but one or two frames before i add another box and as fas as feeding continue to do so until both boxes are full atleast thats what i did and i have had no problem
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    being robbed by neighboring hive

    plz help with any info you can one of my hives is being robbed by another hive i havent checked to see if i still have a queen but i am certin that is whats going on ive seen fighting and the bees...
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    Re: queen/queen cells

    Na I don't have any other nuc or queenless hive I can use them in.this is my first year as a beekeeper, I started out with 2 hives but ill keep that in mined for when I get some nuc boxes and more...
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    Re: queen/queen cells

    ok.and what do i do to kill the queen larva?can i uncap it and dig out the larva?
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    queen/queen cells

    i just installed my new queen the other day,didnt notice any queen cells just checked today, im pretty sure i saw some on the frames.the queen has not yet been released will she destroy the cells or...
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    Re: 1st year beekeeping

    ok they are calling for chances of rain tomorrow but i live in va so it can be misleading most of the time haha.i will just wait to give them some regular water once they suck up the suger syrup...
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    Re: 1st year beekeeping

    i figured she would be i just wanted to get someones elses input on the situation thanks for the quick response
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    1st year beekeeping

    im am just wondering i recived my new queen in her cage today and it is pouring down raining,i dont wanna open the hive to put her in just yet until the rain stops what do i need to do until then i...
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