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    Queen laying eggs in my honey supers

    I thought all my frames were full of honey in my honey super so I removed the queen excluder thinking the queen wouldn't cross the honey frames, but I was wrong. When I went to check the new super I...
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    30 or 40 dead bees around hive

    I have a bunch of bees dead around my hive and i'm not sure why (about 30 or 40 they are in about a 10 foot radias of the hive). Any ideas? I looked this morning thinking they may all be dead, but...
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    Harvesting Honey

    If my frames are capped everywhere but on 1 corner like 20 or so cells, do I need to wait for them to cap that or is it such a small amount that it will just mix in with the capped honey.
  4. Thread: Honey Supers

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    Re: Honey Supers

    What is SHB?
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    Honey Supers

    I have my 2 deep boxes which are full and I am ready to place my shallow supers on. Is it ok to just put 2 shallow supers on and leave it for a while and let the bees do their thing? Or is that too...
  6. Thread: Hive death

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    Re: Hive death

    I did notice today as I was cleaning out all the bees that they all seemed to be very small. I didn't see any with just their heads sticking out. There were lots with their back end up. I didn't pull...
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    Re: Hive death

    I have attached a link to my blog where you can see pictures of damage to my hive. I would love some insight from anyone as This was my first winter with the hive. I have ordered a new package of...
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    Re: Hive death

    I did have a lot of bees with their heads in cells. As I tried to get as many of the bees off as possible I did pull lots of them out of the cells. I don't think this was because they were starved...
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    Re: Hive death

    I am not sure how to tell if there is any particular disease. I also live in northern utah. It has been below freezing every night for the last couple months. I think as far as the moths go, they...
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    Hive death

    I went out to check my hive and all my bees were dead. I think it was wax moths. What can I salvage from the hive without affecting me when I hive a new package of bees. Also I have one deep box that...
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    Re: When do I removed my shallow honey super

    When I pull off the shallow honey super, do I need to worry about having too many bees in the two deep supers?
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    When do I removed my shallow honey super

    Wondering when I remove my shallow honey super. There are tons of bees and I want to give them their two deep boxes for winter, but I don't want them to be too crowded and swarm.
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