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    Re: Why did my hive fail?

    That was one of my suspicions as there was less brood in that hive than the my other, more vigorous hive.
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    Re: Why did my hive fail?

    I had treated both my hives with Mite Away (formic acid) in Aug. last year and both seemed relatively healthy going into winter. Their apparent good health, good food stores, and the way the top...
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    Re: Why did my hive fail?

    I fed the syrup in early Oct. when it was at least 75-80 degrees here in CA. I "served" it to them warm off the stove.
  4. Re: What to do with 5 deep frames of honey from a dead colony

    Sounds like great advice, thanks.
  5. What to do with 5 deep frames of honey from a dead colony

    I'm a second year home beekeeper with two hives. My inspection yesterday revealed one dead hive with 5 deep frames of capped honey and no bees. I plan on replacing the bees this spring but am not...
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    Why did my hive fail?

    First time home hobbyist poster with two hives. Yesterdays quick inspection revealed one thriving colony and one failed. The failed colony has two med supers. Top box had about 5 full frames of...
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