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    Re: No Activity in one Hive

    just opened it up yesterday not a trace of anything
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    No Activity in one Hive

    Broke down one hive yesterday, found maybe 100 dead bees all others were gone. Took the honey and pollen and stored in in the freezer and extracted 10 medium frames for myself. Where did the bees go?...
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    Re: Think I got a dead Hive

    Maybe it's my hearing but I thought I heard some light activity in the hive this afternoon maybe all is not lost. I need a stethoscope
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    Re: Think I got a dead Hive

    Took top off today rapped on bottom deeps and no noise or activity at all. the hive next door was active with some flybys during the day. So I guess they are kaput. I have a full medium super of...
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    Think I got a dead Hive

    Tapped on one hive put my ear to it and hear nothing, tapped on the second hive and they are buzzing like mad. Does that mean the quiet hive is totally kaput. I'm tempted to take it all apart to find...
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    No sound coming from Hive #1

    I running two deep brood boxes 10 frames each with a full medium super filled with honey. My problem is I hear no activity when I place my ear next to the lower boxes. Took off the inner cover and...
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    Re: Nuc with empty Super on top?

    empty, sugar is placed on newspaper on the five frames in the lower box. should I remove the empty super or fill it with some insulating material at this point. I hate having to cut back the tar...
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    Re: Nuc with empty Super on top?

    Should I remove the empty SUper or fill it with insulating material?
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    Nuc with empty Super on top?

    I already prepped my 5 frame Nuc with tar paper but left on an empty super. I'm a new been and I'm on Long Island. I have been feeding them using the the Mountain camper method and now I'm wondering...
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    White Oak Apiary

    Any reviews, comments etc... about White Oak Apiary packages, NUCS, Queens etc......?
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    Re: Gooserock Farms Boonton NJ

    thank you

    I'm going to pass on them and find some NUCS with deep frames.
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    Gooserock Farms Boonton NJ

    Just wondering if anyone has purchased NUCS from Gooserock Farms in Boonton NJ?

    It's within an hour from me here on Long Island which is great. The only thing that I need answered is can I use...
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    Looking to purchase Bees's for Spring 2012

    Looking for reputable bee suppliers (Packaged and/or Nucs) here on Long Island NY or within a two to three hour driving distance of Mineola NY Nassau County.

    Any suggestions are appreciated. Just...
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    Staining or painting bottom board????

    I stained all my woodenware on the outside and left the insides untouched.

    I'm ready to go, all I need are bees in the spring time. Probably going with NUCS instead of packages.

    I'd like to...
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