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    I currently have my latest colony in a 4 frame...

    I currently have my latest colony in a 4 frame nuc how do I go about introducing them to a 30 frame long TBH I just built. Thanks
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    I need good plans to build a TBH ASAP I want to...

    I need good plans to build a TBH ASAP I want to build one tonight.
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    Should I just leave it open and let them rob?

    Should I just leave it open and let them rob?
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    yes I have a few frames of honey

    yes I have a few frames of honey
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    I had a strong colony going into winter. The...

    I had a strong colony going into winter. The winter was going pretty mild. than we had a few nice days where I saw my bees out flying around. a week or so later we had a realy cold spell temps below...
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    I would like to build a TBH. I am looking for...

    I would like to build a TBH. I am looking for directions, if i could get access to a drawing that shows all views with dimentions in inches that would be great. also info on the bars as well. Thanks
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    The last two time I checked my hive I had capped...

    The last two time I checked my hive I had capped brood but no evedents of eggs. I did not check every frame. Still am not able to identify the queen, So I dont know if she is there. The last time I...
  8. Do they use plywood or solid hard woods? I am...

    Do they use plywood or solid hard woods?
    I am also looking for a good set of plans for a top bar hive with a pitched roof.
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    That's funny! I got a good laugh from that one!

    That's funny! I got a good laugh from that one!
  10. I am looking for links to plans for building a...

    I am looking for links to plans for building a top bar hive. Thanks
  11. >Have you checked with the local clubs? How...

    >Have you checked with the local clubs?

    How do I do this?
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    Michael help me understand this correctly. The...

    Michael help me understand this correctly. The bevel makes a point in the center of the frame (lenght wise). is it open on both sides, like foundation? do the girls just connecti the comb to the...
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    >I just cut a bevel on the top bar and I don't...

    >I just cut a bevel on the top bar and I don't use foundation. Or make blank sheets and cut starter strips 3/4" wide and put them in the top bar and still don't use foundation.

    Tell me a little...
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    Michael should I wrap my hive? >1/4" hardware...

    Michael should I wrap my hive?

    >1/4" hardware cloth on the entrances. Reduced entrances.

    How does this work?
  15. Hi all I am just trying to get in touch with...

    Hi all I am just trying to get in touch with beekeepers in my area. I see a lot of hives out there but don't know who they belong to.
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    I am a new beekeeper this year, 1. I am...

    I am a new beekeeper this year,

    1. I am wondering how my hive should be for winter. also how much stored food my girls will need. I have 3 deeps, 1 filled with brood pollen and some honey, the...
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    I might move my hive this fall. I have never done...

    I might move my hive this fall. I have never done this before, so I would like some info on how to go about doing this. thanks!
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    I just started this year so I would like to...

    I just started this year so I would like to expand from my one hive and add two small cell hives next year. Also need to purchase extracting equipment.
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