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    Re: Pinch combine or other suggestions?

    I would probably just combine, I've tried nursing week colonies and it seldom works. Sounds like they don't have enough work force do gather much.
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    Re: Should I stop feeding?

    No they mean, if you feed sugar with the supers on they will draw the frames and then start filling it with sugar honey. You don't want to sell or eat that. I would stop feeding , and leave off the...
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    Re: New member in Eugene Oregon

    Welcome, your down in Glory bees Area
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    Re: Coastal washington

    Welcome jerry, lots of go info on here.
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    Re: Pacific NW Newcomer

    Welcome, check around for a local bee club the will be a ton of help.
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    Re: Queen rearing Calander

    My bad, all the calenders I've used go from egg laid, If your not careful and graft a 2 day old larva the timetable will be off.
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    Re: Queen rearing Calander

    They should be emerging on the 16th day, 15th if its warm or they are africanized. I believe you dont move them until the 12th day because the wings form around 10-12 and they can get damaged very...
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    Re: Hi From London Gatwick

    Welcome, Do they have beekeeping clubs in towns around there ? if not , now you have a project.
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    Re: Hello from Northern CA

    Welcome, your in a popular area for beekeeping
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    Re: Hello Newbie from Nairobi, Kenya

    Welcome, We would love to hear more about bees and beekeeping in Kenya
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    Re: Hello from Ireland!

    Welcome
  12. Re: Newbee in Beaverton, OR: Looking for a mentor

    Welcome to beesource, there are several bee clubs to choose from in the portland area. check with ruhl bee supply for a list.
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    Re: Hello from Croatia!

    Welcome to beesource, I was in Croatia last may, nice area.
  14. Thread: Swaping boxes

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Swaping boxes

    Whats your temp over there ? bees have a hard time drawing comb in cool weather. We cooled off here back into the 60's slowing things down.
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    Re: Hello from Melbourne Florida

    Welcome, they are not overly protective of the queen, more the honey, during the nector flow you can do just about anything to the hive and they don't mind. during a darth ( no nector ) they can be...
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    Re: What caused the swarm?

    Welcome. More room always helps, they can fill a super in a few days with the right flow. Not always will more room stop all swarming, if a good nector flows going they may decide to swarm no matter...
  17. Thread: New Beekeeper

    by BGhoney
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    Re: New Beekeeper

    Welcome, there are several beekeepers from Canada on here.
  18. Thread: Hello from MO

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    Re: Hello from MO

    welcome, i just use foundationless in everything other than supers,that way the can rebuild it to what ever they want.
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    Re: western washington newbie

    welcome
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    Re: Winter nucs made with forced summer cells

    honey bound can work both ways depending on the time frame. If lots of bees hatch out and the cells are back filled quick, the hive can seem super crowded and start the swarming process ( like during...
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    Re: size of new queen

    There also fast, they can dart around the frame like crazy. Mated there abdomen swells up a bunch
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    Re: Hi from Denver!

    Welcome, look around for a local bee club..
  23. Thread: Still Learning

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Still Learning

    Congrats, 55 lbs of honey isn't some, thats a good amount. Welcome
  24. Thread: Hello Everyone

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    Re: Hello Everyone

    Welcome, look into a local bee club, they can be a great help
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    Re: New Kansas beekeepers

    Welcome, looks like your off to a great start !
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