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  1. Thread: Ant problems

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    I was going to extract soon anyway. I was waiting...

    I was going to extract soon anyway. I was waiting to pull a few more frames from another hive in the next weekend or two and do them all at the same time. I decided not to freeze to avoid...
  2. Thread: Ant problems

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    I'm feeling like a real dummy! I pulled some...

    I'm feeling like a real dummy! I pulled some frames of honey and set them in a spare super body in the garage to store them until I could pull frames from another hive. When I happened to peek at the...
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    I started my second hive this year, and it has...

    I started my second hive this year, and it has been far more productive than the first one I started last year. I have a two-part question.

    1. The bees have nearly built out all the frames in the...
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    Very helpful! Thank you for taking the time to...

    Very helpful! Thank you for taking the time to post the lengthy and very helpful reply.
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    It is wax foundation, and I thought they were...

    It is wax foundation, and I thought they were spaced evenly. I'm going to go back into the hive this weekend, so I'll remove it then. Thanx.
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    I started a new hive this year, and I inspected...

    I started a new hive this year, and I inspected it this weekend to find the bees are making some odd hive construction. I noticed some comb being built between frames and also they built some...
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    I'm in my second year of beekeeping, and I'm...

    I'm in my second year of beekeeping, and I'm already dealing with SHB's. I'm not seeing any other problems, but is there something I should be doing to prevent trouble before it happens? I'm a firm...
  8. I guess it depends on how much work you are...

    I guess it depends on how much work you are willing to do for the honey. It also depends on how much you think is an "appreciable amount."

    Last weekend, I was determined that I was going to pull...
  9. Thread: Stoopid SHB

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    I've had more problems with SHB than anything...

    I've had more problems with SHB than anything else. I recently installed the SHB traps that fit on your bottom board (which have to be filled with vegetable oil), so I don't know how effective they...
  10. Thread: SHB Trap

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    I haven't tried that one yet, but I recently...

    I haven't tried that one yet, but I recently installed the hive beetle traps that are fitted on top of the bottom board. Dadant was offering these, which use a slotted cover overtop a recessed pan...
  11. Thread: dead bees

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    I'm in Virginia ... I'm a first-year beekeeper...

    I'm in Virginia ... I'm a first-year beekeeper and this is my colony's first winter. The local extension agent checked the hive going into winter and said it was in good shape and average strength...
  12. Thread: dead bees

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    This is my first winter with my bees, I noticed...

    This is my first winter with my bees, I noticed activity outside the hive several weeks ago when the temperatures were in the high 60s or low 70s. The weather took a cold turn with snow and ice...
  13. Thread: dead bees

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    This is my first winter with my bees, I noticed...

    This is my first winter with my bees, I noticed activity outside the hive several weeks ago when the temperatures were in the high 60s or low 70s. The weather took a cold turn with snow and ice...
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