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    thanks for the info, i definitely don't want this...

    thanks for the info, i definitely don't want this hive to become diseased due to weakness. i will kill the queen when i winterize, but what is the best way to combine the hives? what about...
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    i have one hive that is quite puzzling to me and...

    i have one hive that is quite puzzling to me and i am not sure what to do about it going into winter. the queen, who was a new queen in a swarm from one of my original hives, seems to have turned on...
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    checked on one of my hives today and the cappings...

    checked on one of my hives today and the cappings on the honey are dark rather than the usual snowy white. anyone seen this before? something else odd in the same hive is that there are still some...
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    thanks everyone! i'm glad to hear that i made a...

    thanks everyone! i'm glad to hear that i made a good decision. i hadn't a clue what to do, but figured it might work. thanks again!
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    yes, i placed the two halves on queenright hives....

    yes, i placed the two halves on queenright hives. thank-you for the reassurance. i think it will work out. i didn't have the problem with multiple eggs to a cell so much as just very spotty laying...
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    i know there was a small thread on this near the...

    i know there was a small thread on this near the bottom of the page, but wanted answers specific to my question (i know, selfish of me, isn't it?).

    i had a hive that had swarmed earlier this...
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    thanks. i think i will give her until saturday...

    thanks. i think i will give her until saturday and then open it up again. this is a populace hive, so it may be very difficult to spot her -- i'm not that great at it anyway. if nothing, then i...
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    My 1-year old hive has swarmed 3 times in the...

    My 1-year old hive has swarmed 3 times in the past few weeks. I caught the first swarm which contained the original queen. She seems to be doing great in her new home.

    Question #1 -- Swarm #2...
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