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  1. Thread: Checkerboarding

    by cemoka
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    Re: Checkboarding

    I don't have enough honey frames for checkerboarding. Is it possible to fill the empty combs with syrup, instead of giving honey frames ??? Thanks....
  2. Re: Is checkerboarding OK for the five frame NUCS ?

    Hello Mike,
    In my country splitting the brood is a taboo. If you want to add a frame(drawn or not) you have to put it at the end of the brood.
    The main concern is keeping the brood warm.
    But in...
  3. Re: Is checkerboarding OK for the five frame NUCS ?

    what if i put a cb super on single deep
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    Re: New member from TURKEY

    Most of them use commercial, and a few started using organic acids for varroa.

    Antibiotics is not permitted , but lots of people use for brood problems.
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    Re: New member from TURKEY

    Thanks for the answers,
    The major difference, for example, is in winterizing.
    You winterize the colonies in a deep (for brood), and another deep or super above (for honey stores).
    In Turkey, we...
  6. Re: Is checkerboarding OK for the five frame NUCS ?

    Sorry but the question is about swarm preventation...
  7. Re: Is checkerboarding OK for the five frame NUCS ?

    The brood and the capped honey are on the same frame. So , in my opinion, they can still be "aware" of the empty drawn combs. On wont't they ?:scratch:
  8. Is checkerboarding OK for the five frame NUCS ?

    In my country we winterize the colonies with a little population (5 or 6 frames, max 8) in a single deep, with nothing above.(No super for feed)

    Is it still OK for me to CB these colonies ??? And...
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    New member from TURKEY

    Hello....
    there are huge differences on beekeeping between countries.
    I've known little about the system in US.
    Where should I begin ?
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