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  1. Thread: Re-queen?

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    Re-queen?

    Installed a new package at the end of April. I am seeing only capped drone cells. Can I re-queen now?
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    Re: no sound from the hive?

    I understand that I can put the comb with brood remains and uncapped nectar back into my hive when the new bees are established and they will clean it. Until then should I keep the comb in the...
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    Re: no sound from the hive?

    Thanks to everyone who offered advice. I tapped and i waited and I watched and finally opened and unfortunately I found a dead hive. I am assuming they lacked sufficient stores of honey as i found...
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    no sound from the hive?

    I started my first TBH (my first hive of any type) Spring of 2012 on Cape Cod. When I put my ear to the hive I hear no sound at all. Because of the cold, I am hesitant to open the hive to see if...
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    Re: Do Keeping adding bars?

    Thanks. Just put a couple more bars in yesterday. I think I will keep the hive intact this year.
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    Do Keeping adding bars?

    Started my first horizontal hive (first hive of any kind) end of April with 8 bars in a 42" long hive. I am up to 18 and the last two put in are about 30% built out with new comb. I have room for...
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    Top Bar - Woods Hole, Cape Cod

    Built my hive this Spring. Installed my first package end of April. Lots of folk with Langstroth hives in the area. The amount one doesn't know when starting out is truly humbling.
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