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    Re: first hive

    hello amber how is your bees doing so far
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    Re: No brood?

    no eggs,larvae,or capped brood in the entire hive.when placing a frame of larvae make sure there's eggs on that frame.place another frame again sometimes they wont build queen cells if there is a...
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    Re: No brood?

    are they in two or more boxes they will bee in the bottom box
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    Re: Rose Hive Method

    i don't know what you do for foundation less frames to get them to draw them out straight but i have to pull the frames out and place between drawn frames.since i use no starter strips and use no...
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    Re: What to do if they don't survive?

    i wouldn't treat with any thing and as far as freezing goes your winter should take care of that.if you plan to get more bees in the spring have another box for them.but if your bees dont make it you...
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    Re: Add space or not?

    i went into my single deep today and pulled all frames out and placed them in a new double deep every other frame with empty undrawn frames. my first freeze is in 1 month away i seen they back filled...
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    Re: Rose Hive Method

    well it interesting i don't see any problems with that method when i want to add more space i just checker board the brood nest with empty frames add a box then checker board the five frames with...
  8. Re: First Year Hive with 4 Brood Frames in a 10 Frame Box by August

    looks like the bees are doing much better after you re-queened in you first video u smoked them too much that why the were all hanging on the bottom of the frames.you can use a puff or two at the...
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    Re: Pigeon mountain 2015 nuc prices.

    i was charging 150 for a nuc
  10. Re: Help me get through my first Indiana winter.

    what breed of bees do you have
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    Re: Buying a hive?

    buying a full hive is like buying a nuc but 4 nucs at the same time.as far a diseases go you'll have the same chances if you buy a nuc.Just inspect the hive like you would anyways.that would be a...
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    Re: Two hives or one to start

    no need to kill brood if they both live you can always add more boxes to suit your needs.ya you think you just want one or two.once you start you'll get addicted like me all i wanted was 10 now i...
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    Re: Need help on what to do...

    you may still have a virgin queen in there if you want to be sure add a frame of eggs and larva with hatching brood if queenless the'll start queen cells again.if theres drones the virgin will mate
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    Re: how to kill hive of bees

    i had two laying worker colonies who had a hard time re-queening finally after 3 frames of eggs on both they both re-queened these queens they made were great they built up from 3 frames to double...
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    Re: When does egg laying slow down?

    you can be sure that as they back fill there hive she will reduce the eggs she lays but if your feeding they will try to swarm as they will think they have a flow going on.
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    Re: Wintering weights for colonies

    not knowing what breed the bees are its very hard to judge how much they will need on the mutts i have cut out i usually leave them with all there honey the first winter i have them the most i have...
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    Re: Correct Identification

    excellent jwchesnut i always hear people say i was stung by a honey bee for no reason 100% of the time it was a yellow jacket.lol
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    Re: Hive turned mean

    yes this time of year near fall there just guarding there stores.weather like rain windy cooler temps will get them to become a little more defensive.
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    Re: splitting two deeps

    without finding the queen just make sure both deeps have eggs and larva the foragers will enter the hive in the original hive location.in a few days the one without the queen will start emergence...
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    Re: September swarm

    also you can place a empty box on the bottom and the will work there way down easier than going up.saves them time and energy since they like working down better than up
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    Re: September swarm

    is you hive in a double deep.or a single.single medium or double medium....the reason the swarm is the queen has no were to lay....can remove every other frame and place empty ones them move the...
  22. Re: Big News. Front page Sunday paper. http://www.startribune.com/local/274006381.htm

    good article now if its not harmful to humans then the manufacture of the GMO seeds with the pesticides on it would have no problem on eating the seeds that hand full that was shown.a call out to all...
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    Re: Do bees know their beekeeper?

    i believe so because they kiss me a with there stinger.
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    Re: Price of Pint Jar of Honey

    i sell honey for $1.00 per honey oz
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    Re: Fall set up

    being Italian bees they consume alot of honey in the winter id leave all 4 med boxes on i just got italians but i had them before and 2 deeps was not enough food for all winter so this time im...
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