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    Re: Is honey affected by AFB?

    I assume then that the recommendation to destroy everything is to prevent the honey from being fed to bees and/or prevent robbing?
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    Is honey affected by AFB?

    There is a lot of information about AFB even here in South Africa where we had or are having an outbreak of this disease. But nowhere in the literature does it say that the honey is affected and that...
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    Which season to start a new hive?

    Im planning to start very soon, but was wondering if there is a preferred (best) season to do so. Im thinking that starting at the beginning of spring or summer should be the best time of the year,...
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    Re: Hi from Cape Town South Africa

    Hi, who is this guy that you are reading about. I will keep you posted on the bee strains and hive managment as soon as I get going, which I hope to be very soon.
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    Re: Hi from Cape Town South Africa

    Thanks for the welcome messages.



    It might be a while before I will be able to provide any input here, but you can expect a LOT of questions from me :scratch:.
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    Re: Length of hive bodies

    Thank you for the answer Barry.
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    Length of hive bodies

    Hi all

    How does changing the length of a hive body influence the operation of the hive?

    I'm using the plans found on this site (Langstroth) and the Dadant frames, I converted the measurements...
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    Hi from Cape Town South Africa

    Hi all

    I'm new to beekeeping, have read a lot in books and on the internet.

    I'm attending an introductory coarse on beekeeping on the 5th and 6th of Feb. In the meantime I trying to build my...
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