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  1. Thread: Need help fast

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    Re: Need help fast

    The hive next to it is doing good?
  2. Thread: Need help fast

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    Need help fast

    I had a strong hive that swarm a few weeks ago. While I was checking the hive I seen a couple of mites on larva. Now the hive looks like lts going down hill there are a lot of bees but they are not...
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    Re: serious varroa infestation

    What is OAV and MAQ? Thanks
  4. Thread: Need help fast

    by Schoon
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    Need help fast

    I just started a nuc about two weeks ago and I combine a hive without a queen and they are really working. I had to go out of town for a week so I put another deep on so they would have room. I...
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    Re: How to Keep a Queen Alive

    I had a queen in the cage she came in for about a week now. I would put a drop of honey on the screen and then a drop of water. The queen is still alive.
  6. Thread: Questions

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    Re: Questions

    Thanks for the information
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    Re: Ant barriers...seeking advice

    I use cooking oil cheap kind.
  8. Thread: Questions

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    Questions

    When you combine two hives how long will it take for them to eat thru the paper? How long should I wait before checking them?
  9. Thread: Queen Bee

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    Re: Queen Bee

    Thanks John
  10. Thread: Queen Bee

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    Queen Bee

    I release a new queen bee in my hive today after 3 days.When she came out she flew up I tried to put my hands over her but don't know if I did or not. What are the odds of her coming back?
  11. Thread: Need Help

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    Re: Need Help

    I don't have another hive to get a frame from. I only had two and I lost one to beetles.
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    Using old equipment

    Can you reuse equipment if the bees left because of beetles?
  13. Thread: Need Help

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    Re: Need Help

    Thanks
  14. Thread: Need Help

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    Need Help

    Should the queen bee be laying now. I checked my hive and I could not find her and I could not find any larva. Everything looked like pollen. Thanks
  15. Thread: Lost a hive

    by Schoon
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    Lost a hive

    I open a hive I thought was doing good and only a handful of bees were there. There were a lot of beetles in the hive. Can I reuse the hive boxes?
  16. Thread: Painting

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    Re: Painting

    Thanks, you have been very helpful.
  17. Thread: Painting

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    Painting

    Should you paint the inside of a hive?
  18. Thread: Frames

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    Frames

    Do the bees always leave the last two frames on each side empty? Mine seem to every time.
  19. Thread: Getting Honey

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    Getting Honey

    Is it alright to rob honey on a cloudy day and 50% change of rain?
  20. Thread: Honey super

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    Re: Honey super

    Thanks Everyone.
  21. Thread: Honey super

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    Re: Honey super

    No they are wood.
  22. Thread: Honey super

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    Re: Honey super

    It is bare foundation and no I'm not using queen excluder.
  23. Thread: Honey super

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    Honey super

    I took my honey super off last year when the bees didn't use it. I placed the frames in the freezer for the winter. I have placed it back on the hive about two weeks ago. Everything is blooming here...
  24. Thread: Pollen

    by Schoon
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    Pollen

    I notice today that my bees were bringing in pollen. Do I need to quit feeding and add a honey super?
  25. Re: Harvesting honey on a day that looks like rain?

    You were correct Peaches. I meant extract.
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