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  1. Thread: 8 Frame Mediums

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    Re: 8 Frame Mediums

    Thanks folks!!
  2. Thread: 8 Frame Mediums

    by Arlo
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    8 Frame Mediums

    Quick question, I am going to run 8 frame mediums this year. How many boxes should I have of brood before I add a QE and then put 8 frame medium honey supers on top?

    Thanks
    Arlo
  3. Thread: Swarm Commander

    by Arlo
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    Re: Swarm Commander

    Just purchased a bottle will give it a try this spring!!
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    Missouri Nucs or Packages

    Looking for a few Nucs or Packages for spring.
    Located in St. Charles County (Not Pleasant Hill)

    Thanks
    Scott
    arlogut3@gmail.com
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    Re: Lost Both Hives Now What

    I had one hive started from a Nuc in March, I split the original hive in the middle of June and re-queened the original hive along with putting another queen in the split. They both were doing fine...
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    Re: Lost Both Hives Now What

    Thanks again everyone I am going to put the blame on me. I did not treat, dust, or any other treatments to my bees. I did split them this summer and had to re-queen both hive since they were pretty...
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    Re: Lost Both Hives Now What

    Thanks for the responses, from my local bee keepers association it has been talked about lots of hives absconding this fall in our area. One thing I did not do is treat for mites because I wanted to...
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    Lost Both Hives Now What

    Well, I lost both my hives this year, went into winter with one that was doing fine. Had a full box of capped honey on top of the deep brood box went by yesterday to to check on them and they were...
  9. Thread: No Queen No Brood

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    No Queen No Brood

    Went in the hive again today and did not find the queen, no eggs, no brood and not a bunch of bees not sure what could of happened. I went ahead and did a paper combine with the other hive so...
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    Re: I may have a problem

    Here is a pic of one of the frames with the caps chewed off.http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e160/ArloGut/20151008_164132_zpsiiiylses.jpg
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    I may have a problem

    Hi folks
    Went into the hives this afternoon in the hive that was the weaker one had plenty of bees and stores however I found two capped queen cells. I found the queen and she was still laying so I...
  12. Thread: Robbing

    by Arlo
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    Re: Robbing

    https://youtu.be/WvikrcrGW1M
  13. Thread: Robbing

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    Robbing

    Well I messed up today I inspected both my hives and feed them went back to the first one and it was covered with bees. I put grass to block the entrance but they are still going at it. I don't have...
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    Re: Are these SHB Larvea?

    Thanks for the reply's, I wasn't going to feed the patty but I figured why not.... This is why!!! All patties removed for both hives.
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    Are these SHB Larvea?

    I think I know the answer, but I have not seen 1 SHB in my hives, but I added a pollen patty on Friday and looked in the hive today and found these little buggers on the patty. Are these SHB?
    ...
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    Re: removing hive from a house

    Whatch videos

    Six Twenty Eight Dirtrooster on Youtube
    JP The Beeman
  17. Thread: First Cut Out

    by Arlo
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    Re: First Cut Out

    Read lots of post here in Beesource and watch youtube.
  18. Thread: Queens Released

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    Re: Queens Released

    This was a split and both hives were queenless for 24 hours. When I checked the hives today the new queens were released and I saw them but I also found a few cups with larvae and a few that were...
  19. Thread: Queens Released

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    Re: Queens Released

    OK so these Queens were mated, I got them from a local beek are you saying it still could take 10 days for her to start laying? What about the queen cells that may pop up?
  20. Thread: Queens Released

    by Arlo
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    Queens Released

    Went into the hives today to see if the queens had been released. Found both had been released and I did find them in the hives. However I had a few questions, I really couldn't find any eggs but it...
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    Re: Split & Re-Queening

    She's gone...

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=19556&stc=1
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    Re: Split & Re-Queening

    I installed one new queen in the split, was looking for the queen in the queen right hive but could not find her and the girls were on me like a cheap suit so my second queen is hanging out with me...
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    Re: Split & Re-Queening

    Well I did do the split this morning I found the queen and she was in the upper box, the funny thing is the bees in the upper box were fairly nice when I started looking in the bottom box that's when...
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    Re: Split & Re-Queening

    They will definitely be caged I'm going with pinching the old queen Saturday afternoon/night going to get new queens Sunday morning and then split and requeen them. Will keep an eye on how the bees...
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    Split & Re-Queening

    OK folks so if you have read any of my latest post I've been wanting to split my hive, I originally was going to introduce a virgin into the split. After rethinking my options since the mother hive...
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