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    Re: Is this a virgin queen?

    :applause:
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    Re: Is this a virgin queen?

    She has all her legs. It's the angle of the picture.
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    Re: Free queen if you live close

    No. They all left with the swarm. She had one, but that one flew away on the way home. I fed her some honey. Here is a pic. I think she is a virgin.19646
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    Is this a virgin queen?

    Is this a virgin queen?
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    Re: My cut-out left! What to do?

    Thank you, I am considering a split. I think the queen might be a virgin, but I need to look up some pics to compare her. The bees from the cutout left within the hour of being put in the box, and...
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    Re: Free queen if you live close

    I'm beginning to think she's a virgin. i took a few pics. I'm going to try to attach them in a minute.
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    Re: My cut-out left! What to do?

    Well, the swarm left, hopefully with a queen. The queen I have is still in the clip, and now I don't know what to do with her. I have her for free here on Beesource if someone lives close. Huge...
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    Free queen if you live close

    I have a queen I got from a cut-out on Sunday. Her bees left her, not sure if they had another queen, but she has no home. I don't know anything about her, if she's old, young, nice, etc. I think...
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    Re: My cut-out left! What to do?

    I think the bees left the box pretty much immediately after we did, and the box is in the afternoon sun, so with no cooling, the brood cooked. A few had tried to start cleaning up, but they were all...
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    Re: Mean bees? (Yes, ANOTHER question!)

    In comparison to the other hive I moved the same day, this hive had a ton of honey and was really heavy. It has a huge population, so I really hate to exterminate it, but requeening and maybe...
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    Re: Mean bees? (Yes, ANOTHER question!)

    Good advice, thank you. I moved way too fast and didn't give them time to calm down and I didn't bother with smoke. Two big mistakes. I'll be moving more to this land, and it's way out in the...
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    Re: Mean bees? (Yes, ANOTHER question!)

    That was going to be my plan, check on them in a week or two and see how they are. We also took another hive there too, one that I know is really sweet, and they were mad too. They got the sheet...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    That's what my husband always says too!!!
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    Mean bees? (Yes, ANOTHER question!)

    This is the second issue I'm dealing with this week that I need advice on. I have a hive that I caught as a swarm last year. They've always been a bit touchy and defensive, but I didn't think...
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    My cut-out left! What to do?

    I did a cut-out from an old shed on Sunday and rubber-banded several brood combs into frames and put them into a box. I found the queen and caught her into a clip thingy and put her in with the...
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    Re: essential oil question

    It's only two mason jars on the bottom shelf at the back, so it's not taking up much space at all. It still looks like it did when I made it, no mold or discoloration, and smells the same. It's...
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    Re: Easy swarm capture

    And they're just dangling there, not even stuck on the trunk! WAY too easy, and I'm jealous!
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    essential oil question

    I made up a batch of sugar water with essential oils according to Fat Bee Man's recipe. Well, I only have six hives, and this makes a TON of syrup with oil. I'm storing it in my fridge in two large...
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    Re: First Look

    Beautiful!!
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    Re: Will this work? Thoughts?

    I'm going to search for those pics then and maybe get some more ideas. I think I'll also do a really thorough check for swarm cells as you suggested, and go ahead and split if there's any.
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    Will this work? Thoughts?

    I have a four-foot TB hive that's going into its third summer. My queen is a baby-making machine, and she has decided to use almost the ENTIRE hive as a nursery! I checked a few weeks ago, and there...
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    Re: "Bees don't read ..."

    :lpf: :lpf: :lpf: :lpf:
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    Re: "Bees don't read ..."

    Silly bees just need to get with the program!
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    Re: two questions

    My top bar hives only have entrance holes with no landing board of any kind. They land on the front and crawl in or fly right in, no problem. The wood is an inch thick, so they do have an area to...
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    Re: So..what happened?

    The EXACT same thing happened to me this week! The bees were in a bush close to the ground, and I put the box next to them and they seemed to start going in. It was getting dark, so I came back...
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