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  1. Re: two nucs, one doing great, one not so good

    I have been able to spot the queen on my inspections. I assume you mean a frame of uncapped brood, if so it would have to be one of the newly drawn frames right? Should i still be feeding to help...
  2. Re: two nucs, one doing great, one not so good

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    Here are pics from my weaker hive. The first is all they have drawn out in a 2 weeks.
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    These are pics from my stronger hive. They have 3 frames drawn out and working...
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    Re: How to post pics

    guess I just needed to resize. :thumbsup:
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    Re: How to post pics

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    First try at posting pic. Hope it works. This is from one of my hives using foundationless.
  5. Re: two nucs, one doing great, one not so good

    Well I got home yesterday and went and checked on my hives. Hive 1 seems to be doing well. Almost three frames drawn out on foundationless and they are starting to draw out the other two. I will...
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    How to post pics

    Cant seem to figure out how to post pics. I click on the icon that says "insert image" but then cant seem to figure it out. Can somebody help me out. Thanks, Doug
  7. two nucs, one doing great, one not so good

    I am a newbee and recieved two nucs on Tuesday. We placed them in my hives, 10 frame deeps and he showed me all the frames. Since this is my first time I was seeing stuff that I had only seen in...
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    Re: feeding new hives?

    I also have a similar question. I just installed two nucs and filled the rest with foundationless frames. I thought i had read that right now you don't need to feed. Is this true or should i be...
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    Top entrance

    I am thinking about using a top entrance and was wanting to know if I would still use an inner cover. Also what kind of top feeder would I need to use. Thanks, Doug
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    Re: what color?

    Thanks, i will have to try to find that old thread.
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    what color?

    Does it matter what color the hive is? We are getting ready to paint our hives and my kids wanted to know if they can paint them something other than white. I can't see that it would make a...
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    Re: buying foundation

    I guess I am really confused now. I thought I had read that the small cell the bees didnt like because it was smaller than what they were used to. Maybe I misunderstood. I have read where people had...
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    Re: buying foundation

    I am glad you mentioned this about terminology. I notice a thin and a medium. What are the pros/cons of this. I am making deep brood boxes and supers. I have noticed a small cell size but from what I...
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    buying foundation

    Looking for the cheapest place to buy foundation. Not wanting plastic and don't think i want wired foundation. Any thoughts
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