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    Thank you for the input-i will do as you have...

    Thank you for the input-i will do as you have recommended-makes perfect sense to me.Wow-I sure was surprised at difference in weight in the frames that were completely bound up with pollen and the...
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    I just went through my # 2 hive from top to...

    I just went through my # 2 hive from top to bottom and was shocked to find the upper deep almost completely honey bound with no pollen at all and the bottom deep had scattered brood and almost...
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    BjornBee-I also added an upper enterance-drilled...

    BjornBee-I also added an upper enterance-drilled a 3/4 inch hole in super-there was a notch in the inner cover-but it never really had a flow of bees in or out.Thanks again for the help
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    Many thanks to all for the input.I never even...

    Many thanks to all for the input.I never even thought about turning the excluder 90 degrees-good to know,I will give it a try.I did peek in today and noticed 3 center frames all drawm out to about an...
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    Today i removed a queen excluder from a hive that...

    Today i removed a queen excluder from a hive that has 2 deeps for the brood chamber,and this hive and is thriving.The excluder and a medium super has been on for over a week and no progress.The most...
  6. Thread: queen cage

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    Yesterday I installed a new queen into a hive...

    Yesterday I installed a new queen into a hive ,and this morning I was surprised to see her still in the shipping cage with a couple of attendandts.The marshmellow plug was gone -but there was a...
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    Thank you very much for the suggestion-vey simple...

    Thank you very much for the suggestion-vey simple solution and they are usually the best.
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    Around the middle of July we will be moving to a...

    Around the middle of July we will be moving to a new house.The distance from where the hives are currently located is approx.2.5 miles.My concern is that the bees will be within foraging range and...
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    Thank you Michael-you have set my mind at ease.

    Thank you Michael-you have set my mind at ease.
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    hello-first time user here,and any suggestions...

    hello-first time user here,and any suggestions are greatly appriciated.
    I have a 4 week old colony of Italians that from all appearance are doing great.No weak bees-good amounts of pollen...
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