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    Re: Lots of dead larvae

    Thanks. I am in shb territory. It seems they infested awfully quick. I did notice one during inspection but only one. I wasn't real concerned at the time. But this makes sense. Thanks again.
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    Re: Lots of dead larvae

    No. These are not larvae. These things are very, very small unlike fly maggots and very much alive. I have noticed this hive is bringing in very little pollen as the other hive seems like it's every...
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    Lots of dead larvae

    I started a new hive a few weeks ago and recently did an inspection. Everthing looked normal. Now the last couple of days I've noticed a lot of dead, white larvae at the entrance with very small...
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    Re: "Bread Crumb" material on bottom board

    That's kinda what I was suspecting but wanted to make sure. Really appreciate the input. Any ideas on the drones being so active?
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    "Bread Crumb" material on bottom board

    I started a new hive a couple of weeks ago and have noticed quite a bit of "bread crumb" material on the bottom board. I inspected yesterday and the hive seems to be doing well, with capped brood in...
  6. Thread: Lack of pollen

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    Re: Lack of pollen

    Will do. I really appreciate the advice.
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    Re: Lack of pollen

    Thanks. One more question. At first, I thought the population was high due to the activity outside the hive, But once I tore it down,just an estimate, I'm quessing there's only about 1000 bees left....
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    Re: Lack of pollen

    Just opened the hive. I am queenless with no food reserves left. All frame comb is a very dark brown and totally empty. Question(s). Can these frames be re-used? I have a new, extra, queen coming...
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    Re: Lack of pollen

    Thanks Vance. That was one of my thoughts, but finding a queen can be a daunting task at times. I appreciate the input.
  10. Thread: Lack of pollen

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    Lack of pollen

    I have two hives and both seem to have wintered well(N.KY.) One hive is bringing in a lot of pollen. The other is bringing in zero. The one bringing in zero is also going through sugar water at a 20...
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