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    Re: Colony update here in Pa

    hey dplong,where in slippery rock r u...im close, i live in wampum.
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    Re: Captured swarm - delayed (?) laying

    i did a cut out 3 weeks ago.waited 5 days and checked for eggs and seen nothing and did not see the queen. i feed sugar water and waited 5 more days to see fresh eggs and a queen. do not understand...
  3. Thread: cut out

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    Re: cut out

    thanks for the info....ill probably order a queen
  4. Thread: cut out

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    cut out

    i did a cut out 6 days ago and checked my hive yesterday and no queen or queen cells. i have 2 other hives that are strong,can i utilize them for a queen or would it be best order one?
  5. Thread: shallow super

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    Re: shallow super

    i was thinkin of doin shallows and then doing splits and selling shallows as nucs but do not know if people would consider buying cause of the odd size..
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    Re: shallow super

    thanks mike..was thinkin about tryin it..maybe not a good idea
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    shallow super

    sorry wrong question..has anyone tried shallow supers for everything? is this a good idea?
  8. Thread: 6 5/8"supers

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    Re: 6 5/8"supers

    im sorry i meant the 5 11/16" shallow super
  9. Thread: 6 5/8"supers

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    6 5/8"supers

    has anyone used 6 5/8" supers for hive bodies to keep everthing uniform?and if so any luck?thinking about trying it out because of weight issue..and i think they build the comb neater and much easier...
  10. Thread: small cell

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    Re: small cell

    thanks for the info everyone...ill probably add a couple frames at a time in the lowest deep close to brood. i havent decided on black or white when ordering..anyone have any preferences? and will...
  11. Thread: small cell

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    Re: small cell

    thanks for the answer brescue
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    small cell

    i have 2 hives built out with 5.4 rite cell foundation. thinking about going to 4.9 plastic frame from mann lake. but worring about them building comb slow. will they build 4.9 cell size comb the...
  13. Thread: recipes

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    recipes

    Does anyone have a dandilion mead recipe?
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    hive body question

    I have 2 hive bodys and my bees r in the top deep.Is it to early to swap them?
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    hey alpha6 nope these are bees im seeing when im...

    hey alpha6 nope these are bees im seeing when im clearing off the snow and ice
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    no.. just at the entrance and at the bottom of...

    no.. just at the entrance and at the bottom of the hive
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    How many bees dying?

    i have one hive..italians...i check my hive once a week and sware i have atleast 50 bees dead weekly..is that normal?
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