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    Re: strange findings in the hive

    I wandered about hygeinic behavior too, or hoped. They arent removing the larva. Sure sounds like bald brood. Thanks guys for ur help!
  2. Thread: No Queen!!!!!

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    Re: No Queen!!!!!

    If your hive was strong despite the chalkbrood it may have recently swarmed. That would account for the larva but no eggs. Not sure what you meant about possibly seeing a swarm cell but no queen...
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    Re: requeened with low poulation

    Are you still feeding? You'll need to feed them for awhile to encourage wax production which will provide space for your queen to lay.
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    strange findings in the hive

    I checked this hive (that swarmed in April and regueened itself) to check on the queen because she does not seem to be laying so well. The queen appeared fine. The strange thing i saw was brood in an...
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    Re: How much Honey is in your Honey?

    Oh My!! All this talk when I just posted that I drenched my bees with a Fumagilin B treatment. Well I agree with TK. My bees had diarrhea and I tried to make them feel better. My honey super was...
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    Re: My bees have Nosema

    Our bee inspector determined that some form of Nosema was the likely cause of the abnormal amount of streaks and spotting on the landing board and pallet the hive sits on, esp. compared with it's...
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    Re: Bee Suit for A Petite Adult Female?

    You are the same size as me. My size small suit from Brushy Mountain fits me fine.
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    My bees have Nosema

    One hive has Nosema despite it being a strong hive, using Honey B Healthy and prophylactic treatment in the fall with Fumagilin B. I'm going to feed them Fumagilin B today with the drench method. I...
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    Re: Pollen source from coastal NC?

    Thanks Walliebee.
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    Pollen source from coastal NC?

    During this recent warm spell I saw my bees bringing in a lot of grayish-yellow pollen. I couldn't find them on any of the sources I would have suspected like Henbit, Dandelion or Red Maple. I was...
  11. Re: Honey from a colony treated with formic acid

    I thought you could harvest honey from a hive treated with formic acid? I'm just asking because I'm still learning.
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    Re: Overwintering with 8-frame mediums

    Thanks for the info BeeCurious.
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    Overwintering with 8-frame mediums

    This is my first year. I live in eastern NC and I'm using 8-frame medium boxes throughout the hives. The 2 bottom boxes are totally brood (no honey) and the 2 top boxes are mostly capped honey. How...
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