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    Re: Winter hive study and record keeping

    Great post. Very interesting information.

    Thank you for sharing your research.

    Mike
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    Re: Beeswax candles

    Thanks for the responses and information.

    Good to know that bees won't use old wax. Thought I try to help them with all of the comb building they have to do in the new hives.

    Enjoying the...
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    Beeswax candles

    I have some 100% beeswax candles. Can I give them to 2 new nuc colonies to help them build comb in their new hives?

    Thanks for your assistance and patients with a newbie question.
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    Re: Start now or wait until spring?

    Georgia Newbee to Georgia Newbee. I just put out 2 nucs about 2 weeks ago. The bees went straight to the sourwood trees as soon as they were placed in the hives. They are feeding on 1 to 1 syrup...
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    Re: First hives for a newbie.

    I have 1-8 frame deep that is 1/2 nuc frames in the middle and 1/2 new frames in the outer 2 positions with plastic inserts for the first brood box. Then this has been filled, I was going to put a...
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    First hives for a newbie.

    Just set up first nucs into two 8 frame hive bottoms. After not disturbing them for a few days, the hives were checked. They are foraging and there is a lot of activity around the hive. They have...
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    Re: 2 or 1

    This article discusses "volume to volume" and "weight to weight" mixtures.

    http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Beekeeping/Recipes_for_the_Bees


    Thanks for the info on the 1:1 being used for spring...
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    Greetings from Georgia

    Greetings from the north Georgia Mountains - Land of the Sourwood Trees.

    I'm a newbie to beekeeping with a lot of questions starting at ground zero.

    Looking forward to learning from and...
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