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    Re: Moving new hive ?

    OK. I guess I'll move them late one evening when they are all home and put a box in the old location for stragglers. Thanks for the replies.
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    Moving new hive ?

    I hived a package on May 26. I would like to move the hive 20 yards , mostly to get some distance from the new renters next door. What would be the best method to make sure the bees find their way...
  3. Thread: Hello from Texas

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    Re: Hello from Texas

    The local honey bee club doesn't meet anymore. I'll find someone eventually.
  4. Thread: Poisoned Bees

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    Re: Poisoned Bees

    Checked after work today. Housekeeping did their job well. Only saw a couple of dead bees so maybe things are ok. I'll see how things look Sunday when I do the next inspection. Thanks for the support.
  5. Thread: Hello from Texas

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    Hello from Texas

    Newbee here. Anyone in the Corpus Christi area want to be a mentor ? Have my first hive going.
  6. Thread: Poisoned Bees

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    Re: Poisoned Bees

    Have done two inspections one week apart on the weekends. Saw a few dead here and there. I know that the bees will age out, just surprised at the sudden volume while I was watching. Yes, I see where...
  7. Thread: Poisoned Bees

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    Re: Poisoned Bees

    Package was installed 5/26. Weather has been sunny in the 80s and 90s. This seemed sudden as I was sitting by the hive and started hearing a pinging noise . It was bees falling and flying erratically...
  8. Thread: Poisoned Bees

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    Poisoned Bees

    First year beek here. Farmers are starting to spray their crops and it looks like some of my bees got in to it. Had about a dozen dead outside the hive and about 30 or so on the SBB. Any idea if it...
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    Smoke through screened bottom board ?

    New beekeeper here. My first inspection will be this weekend. Would it be ok to puff some smoke in through the screened bottom board ?
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