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  1. Re: Unattended TBH in a remote location?

    Reviving an old thread :) It's been about a year since my last post and my original hive is doing great. Today they swarmed and i was lucky enough to find the swarm and knock it into a nuc. I might...
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    Re: My Ant Proof Hive Stand Actually Works!

    Here is my own adaptation for my stand. So far so good! Thanks for such a great idea!!6325
  3. Re: Prevent robbing with an entrance feeder

    As soon as I feel comfortable that the foragers know how to get into the tunnel, I will definitely reduce the size.
  4. Prevent robbing with an entrance feeder

    Hi everyone!

    Beginner here. I am trying to find a way to get my feeder refilled without having to open up the hive in order to refill the jar. I want to help my hive get some comb built so that...
  5. Re: Unattended TBH in a remote location?

    Definitely worth a try, I'd say. I think with just a little bit of yearly maintenance, it could be a worthwhile experiment :)
  6. Re: Unattended TBH in a remote location?

    I think your suggestions make a lot of sense. A Warre is probably a much more appropriate hive for this application.



    I hope that I didn't make it seem like I was doing this for the honey. Its...
  7. Re: Adding boxes in a Warre hive question...

    Bernhard,
    Thank you so much for such an informative post. I have a thread going in the top bar hive forum about placing a hive in a remote location which is why I was curious about a complete warre...
  8. Adding boxes in a Warre hive question...

    Total newb question.... Is there a reason why it is recommended in a Warre hive to start with 2 boxes and then add more as the first two are filled with comb and not just have all four in place on...
  9. Re: Unattended TBH in a remote location?

    What I was envisioning was basically letting the bees go wild. If they swarm, they swarm. So be it. If they don't survive the winter, so it goes... I've read a lot about the benefits of NOT treating...
  10. Unattended TBH in a remote location?

    Hi everyone.

    My question may have been answered here on the forum before, but I searched and couldn't find anything.

    A little backstory.... First off.... I am a total newbie. But I am super...
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    Re: New to bees from Los Osos CA

    Thanks folks!
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    Re: New to bees from Los Osos CA

    Thanks folks!
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    New to bees from Los Osos CA

    Howdy!!
    Just brought home my first hive today. Really stoked!!! I built a ktbh that's aprox 48" long. It has a bar and a half of comb built by some super friendly bees taken out of local house and...
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