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    Re: Pinch Off Supersedure Cells?

    Are they aware though? I would like to think they are, but has anyone on the forum had the experience of a hive trying to raise a queen too early leading to unsuccessful mating flights? I am...
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    Pinch Off Supersedure Cells?

    I made a split that left a strong survivor queen in the parent hive in my bee yard and used an extra Georgia package queen for the split in the out yard. I had planned to requeen the Georgia queen...
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    Re: Color on Hives help Id?

    The foragers definitely imprint to pattern. My son painted Chinese characters he thought the bees might appreciate on the outside of each of my Warre hive boxes. When I nadir a new box (add a box...
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    Re: Moving down into the next box

    I just ran in to this problem myself. The top box was full to the bottom with comb and bees, but even with short foundation starter strips on the bars in the lower box (which have lead to perfectly...
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    Re: Wilbanks in Claxton, GA

    I ordered 3 packages through Reseska Aparies in Holiston, MA. They got them in from Wilbanks. All 3 packages looked great with only a few dead bees on the bottom. Between the lack of dead bees and...
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    Re: September swarms in south Alabama????

    Russell, can you tell us what you bait your swarm traps with? I have not yet tried to capture any myself. A friend who has been showing me the ropes has about 12 swarm boxes out but only gets a...
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