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  1. Thread: Nosema

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    Nosema

    I had a hive to die out to what I now think was Nosema. Can I still use hive to install some new package bees or do I need to do something to it first?
  2. Thread: Nosema

    by WardFarm55
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    Nosema

    I had a hive to die out to what I now think was Nosema. Can I still use hive to install some new package bees or do I need to do something to it first?
  3. Thread: Insulation

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    Insulation

    When should I take insulation off hive
  4. Thread: Check hive

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    Check hive

    What temp does it need to be before I do a winter inspection so I want chill the bees?
  5. Thread: Ventilation

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    Ventilation

    How big should the whole be at top of hive for proper ventilation?
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    Aggressive bees

    I cought a swarm in a filled body I had just setting around and went to get into hive for first time yesterday and found out they are extremely aggressive. Is there any remedy to calming them down?
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    Feeding normal

    I have a week old hive and my bees are eating 2 quarts of sugar water a day is this normal? How long should I feed them?
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    Re: Foreign bees

    Thanks
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    Foreign bees

    I have noticed on more than one occasion of some bees tagging up on another bee and seem to be stinging it. Is this a bee from another hive? Or what? If so that means there is another hive close...
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    Re: Queen excluder

    Guess I'm just worried they will swarm or she will leave. So you think it would be best to remove it?
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    Queen excluder

    I have put the queen excluder between the bottom board and hive body so the queen can't escape so cue I just started the hive a week ago. Is this a good idea or not how long should I leave it there...
  12. Re: Think I'm ready to add a super. Advise please.

    I'm new at this too but I belive if the bees run out of room they will swarms and also think u should add supers on top. Hope this helps some.
  13. Thread: swarm help

    by WardFarm55
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    Re: swarm help

    They said it has been there 2 plus years so more than likely just got to get in there?
  14. Thread: swarm help

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    swarm help

    i got a call of a swarm in a house and went to look at it and its in a very aqward place and i would tear up alot trying to get it. I was wondering if i placed a hive fairly close to swarm entrance...
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    Trees For Bees

    I have several acers and considering planting trees for the bees. I already have a few sourwood trees in the ground and was wondering what other kinds of trees would be good and make good honey?
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