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  1. Thread: Too much brood?

    by BGBEES
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    Too much brood?

    Hey guys and gals,

    This is my second year beekeeping and I have a quick question, I checked my hive today and there is no capped honey. All my bars have comb on them and virtually all of the...
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    Re: Question about inspection

    Awesome, I didn't get to far into the hive to see any clustering, but i know they were very busy working yesterday. I have another top bar that I didn't open and they were also very busy. Both...
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    Re: Question about inspection

    Ok good. I was mainly in empty combs and closed it up as soon as i got to a comb with a little bit of brood.
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    Question about inspection

    Hey guys and gals,

    I live in the Portland, Oregon area. Today is March 4th and it was 60 degrees out. My bees are very busy, so i decided to look in my topbar hive and opened it today. Will...
  5. Re: Found out one of my hives died....have questions, please help.

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  9. Found out one of my hives died....have questions, please help.

    Found one of my small hives died, it was never very vigorous in the first place. This is my first year beekeeping. Still capped honey in the hive. Is it ok to eat, some of the comb is moldy. Any...
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    Re: Caught a swarm in late June! Question.

    The weather in June was quite rainy. Maybe I ahould have fed them to get them ready for the flow, which is definetly occuring now. Lesson learned.
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    Caught a swarm in late June! Question.

    Hey everybody. This is my first year beekeeping. After buying my first top bar hive and top bar nuc of bees back in May, I'm quite obsessed now. Not even the stings can keep me away!

    Anyway,...
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    Re: Nucs? Trouble with my new hive?

    I think that is definetly a drone. Just because one drone is a particular color doesnt mean the others will be the same. Look at the eyes on the mystery bee, they are huge, which is indicative of...
  13. Thread: Swarm Question

    by BGBEES
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    Swarm Question

    I caught a swarm using a top bar bait hive. I looked inside the hive today and found a big cluster of bees atop most of the top bars. This swarm has been inside my hive for about a week now. How do...
  14. Moving a swarm caught dour days ago from front yard to backyard

    I caught a swarm four days ago in top bar nuc hive. Problem is its 8 feet in a tree. I need to move it from my front yard to my back yard. I plan on closing it up tonight at dark and moving it to...
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    Latest Hive Inspection. Lack of brood.

    Hi everybody. I have a new top bar hive. Last week I put a top bar nuc in it. They've got six bars filled and are working on a seventh. I'm not seeing any capped brood. Maybe a couple of drone...
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