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    Re: Split help - no queen!

    Hi guys

    Thanks again for all the great advice, I just wanted to update you all, I left the split another week and checked it this weekend and I now have capped brood and a lot of happy...
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    Re: Split help - no queen!

    Thanks for the replys guys, I am going to wait it out a little longer and see then how things are, my only worry is that I might leave it too late in the season to pick up a new queen if I add more...
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    Split help - no queen!

    Hi All

    Need some advice please, 1 month ago I decided to try split one of my hives, I didn't make a whole split I just took a couple frames of honey, two frames of capped brood and a frame of...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    I have a queen :)

    Took a peek last night and there she was running around on a frame, so happy, hopefully all is well now, won't touch them for a couple of weeks so she can get established as she...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Thanks Eaglerock

    Funny you say that my other hive that I just put a new queen in is hardy doing anything at all right now even the suger water isn't moving much.

    The new hive that we are...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Thanks again for all the advice

    OK removed old comb yesteday but there was one large piece of wild comb that had lots of esablished brood in it so I wired it to a frame to help keep things going....
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    Re: Wasp and Yellow Jackets in Hive?

    I killed a YJ yesterday and today whilst removing my feeder to refill it a YJ started creeping towards it and then about 10 bees jumped on top of it and pulled it into the hive....hope they took care...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Hi again all

    Thanks for the replies, the bottom super is fully drawn comb but all cells are empty! I am thinking of removing a frame and wiring the brood as suggested above, sound good?
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Hi

    Yes the excluder was to stop the queen from laying more brood in the wild comb, I was hoping she would stay below and lay.
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Thanks guys

    The super below is fully drawn, just so I am sure are you saying remove ALL wild comb from the hive and smoke the bees down into the bottom super (drawn) and remove the empty super to...
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    Re: New queen in hive...not laying?

    Sorry I also wanted to note that all the bees are in the top super right now and not using the bottom super at all.
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Sorry to bring this back up but can anyone please offer any advice for me? Everythings up in the top super right now, I have made so many mistakes of late I just want to make sure I don't screw up...
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    Re: New queen in hive...not laying?

    Thanks for that, maybe I am being to impatient then, anyone else any comments?
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    New queen in hive...not laying?

    Hello All

    Need some more advice please on my orignal hive, long story short we lost our old queen by accident...she was moved out of the hive.

    Anyway we finally found a local beekeeper to...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Hello

    Sorry about the image issue, I hope I have sorted it now and its the correct size, attached is the new image

    http://www.floridaideal.com/photo-bees.jpg

    I revisited the hive yesterday...
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    Re: New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Please resize the pic to forum rules
    Thank you
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    New Bees collected....what do I do?

    Hi All

    After some more help please, last week I was called by a friend to collect some Bee's from a tree, so I did and it was a nice sized swarm and they had a lot of wild comb they made.

    So I...
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    Re: Help need queen (Florida)

    Thank you all so much for your replies, we finally managed to track down a new queen locally from a breeder in Groveland Fl and get her in the hive yesterday.

    Also got a call yesterday from...
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    Help need queen (Florida)

    Hello

    My hive has lost its queen about its been about 6 weeks now, I hoped they would re-queen and at one point I found two queens in the hive after the queen cells hatched but they appear to have...
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    Help finding magnet-man

    Hello

    Trying to locate Bill magnet-man to try purchase one of his Ultra Breeze suits (in fact I need two of them :) but can't get any reply back from his email or PMing. Bill can you please...
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    What to do, what to choose?

    Hello all

    Need some advice please as I am not sure where to go next, thanks to advice on another thread I have managed to track down a company that sell Nuc's close to me, I can buy a single story...
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    Thank you all for your help, I have been looking...

    Thank you all for your help, I have been looking through websites and looking at purchasing my first hive shortly :)
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    Newbie...Just starting out!

    Hi all

    I finally got appovel from my Home Owners Assocation to have a hive on my property which I really didn't think they would allow, can't wait to get started!

    I recently moved to central...
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    Hive wanted in Central Florida

    Hello all

    New to this forum so wanted to say hello to all here, I have a ton of questions but to start off with can someone please tell me where I might be able to buy a hive with bee's around...
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