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    Re: Supersedure Cells?? or what?

    Any help on how to determine if they are getting ready to swarm?

    Thanks,
    Matt
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    Re: Supersedure Cells?? or what?

    Thanks, Michael. Would you consider the brood nest to be plugged even if 3 frames on the outside of oneside (frames 8,9,10) are still empty? I did feed them quite a lot of syrup initially but...
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    Supersedure Cells?? or what?

    The attached are pictures I took today of one of my hives. I started this hive from a new package on March 18th. It is almost two months old. First are these queen cells? I found them on my 2nd...
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    Re: hello from NAlabama

    squarepeg and dphillipm

    I installed a new package on the 18th. Queen was not released two days ago but candy looked almost gone. I went ahead and poked a small hole to hopefully help finish that...
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    Overwintered swarm from last year

    I have an old hive that I had a swarm move into last spring. The hive has 5 frames is such rough shape I can't remove them to inspect without tearing them up. The hive body and bottom board also...
  6. Help with Advice! Old hive - New Bees -Latest inspection

    I am working my deceased father's old hive that had been dormant for about two years. I noticed it had bees in it about a month ago. It originally had 1deep box and a super. I took the super off...
  7. Old hive - New Bees -Latest inspection

    About 2 weeks ago, I found one of my father's old hives had a colony of bees to move in. The hive has been dormant since my father passed about two years ago. When I first went to inspect the hive...
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    Hopeful Beginner

    Ok, here is the deal. My father passed away about 2 years ago. He had apprx. 6 hives. They have not been worked for about the last 4 years and up until maybe last year gone dead or dormnat. Two...
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