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  1. Will bees take sugar block through #8 wire ?

    When I fed my bees around the first of March, they were all in top of hive, hanging onto the bottom of the quilting box. When I opened box, I pulled the clump of bees apart. Instead I was wondering...
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    Yellow Snow, warning don't eat.

    I am seeing what I believe to be a good sign. A yellowish cast to the snow around my hives. It's been in the 40's, and the girls are getting out for cleansing flights. Here in Upstate NY, it may be...
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    Would "Bee Quick" help on clothing.

    I plan on washing my protective clothing with unscented detergent, no fabric softener. Then place in plastic bag and spray with "Bee Quick". Will this help? My girls were much more aggressive this...
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    32 degrees, Bees flying?

    Hive is setting in a sunny spot, but temp is only 32. Bees flying out, are they on a one way trip ?http://www.beesource.com/forums/images/smilies/scratch_head.gif
  5. Will feeding sugar pack now cause problems with ants ?

    I put a left over sugar block from a dead out on a nuc. Should I be concerned about ants, or any other health problems ?
  6. Is it OK to use pollen left from deadout?

    I have several frames half filled with pollen from a deadout, the cells are about 1/2 filled. Is it OK to use in installing a package ?
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    Re: newly inst. package backfilling

    Sorry for such a Newbee question, Am I to understand the Queen will lay eggs on undrawn foundation in favor of drawn comb, or only if draw comb filled ? The nurse bees will instinctively draw comb...
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    Re: My Bees died over the winter :(

    I'm sorry to hear of your losses. I lost two of two hives last fall. All were doing well, then in Sep, onc crashed, the other robbed the first. I had 3 brood hives, and a 10lb sugar block on second....
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    Re: NewBee to BeeSource Forum (Alabama)

    I am having trouble finding out how to post a question, Help would be appreciated. I wish to install two packages, and split off a measure of each, into a Nuc, with a Queen. Will this work, I like...
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    Re: Installing a package

    I am having trouble finding out how to post a question, Help would be appreciated. I wish to install two packages, and split off a measure of each, into a Nuc, with a Queen. Will this work, I like...
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