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  1. Thread: No to Nosema?

    by Koopa
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    No to Nosema?

    I dropped the ball and let the bees swarm. It happened on Friday evening - captured the swarm and got them set up in a new hive. Noticed 7 mustard brown streaks on the old hive after swarming...
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    Re: Replacing Old Comb

    That's great news. I'll get it done ASAP. Should I supplement with sugar syrup in this situation?
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    Replacing Old Comb

    My bees overwintered in a standard set-up of deep brood chamber and deep food chamber. The lower deep is a tangled mess of old comb in frames without foundation. It's simply impossible to do an...
  4. Thread: Name that stain

    by Koopa
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    Name that stain

    A dark stain appeared at my hive's entrance about 2 weeks ago. It's thick, sticky, and about the size of an egg. The bees don't seem to mind. Could this be a sign of disease (like Nosema...
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    Re: Wanna-be Beekeeper

    Thank you. I hope that doesn't happen again. For this frame, I guess it's too late?
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    Re: Wanna-be Beekeeper

    My day finally arrived! With new equipment in hand, and plenty of good advice from each of you in my head, I opened the hive. First up, there was no inner cover and there were SO many bees boiling...
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    Greetings from Eastern KY

    All of a sudden, I'm a wanna-be beekeeper! I just moved on to a piece of land with an active hive. The bees were collected 2 years ago from a hollow tree in the area and left to fend for...
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    Wanna-be Beekeeper

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    Greetings from Eastern Kentucky. I'm suddenly a wanna-be beekeeper that finds herself in an unusual situation. I've just moved on to a piece of land with an active hive - but next to no...
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