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  1. Re: Will bees eat comb during the winter?

    Mice is highly likely. My hive is next to the pasture and we have plenty of mice. I neglected to put on a mouse guard, that won't happen next year as I've already received my mouse guards. No nest in...
  2. Will bees eat comb during the winter?

    I checked my only hive today and found some interesting things. One of the most was frames that were fully drawn last fall had sections gone with well defined boundaries. The missing sections were...
  3. Re: New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    Weather has started getting warmer this week. The jar feeders didn't work for some reason, they weren't eating from them. We made some sugar dough and the bees took to those. Also bought Bee Pro...
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    Re: Feeder Temp

    I have recent experience with a top feeder and cooler temps. I estimate a loss of 30% (from a package) because the bees would not break cluster to get syrup. Based on advice here I added a jar on top...
  5. Re: New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    According to this article, my first mistake was to pick the early package date. I had the option of next week. Well, it is what it is :)

    I put a jar feeder in a medium super on the frames, so...
  6. Re: New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    3 dozen outside, a large pile inside.
  7. Re: New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    So you're saying even with the miller feeder directly on the deep, on cold days that may not be close enough. Will the jar drip on the frames and/or cluster and that's the point, or is it the...
  8. Re: New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    beepro, your response and David's are what I was looking for :) I feel I do have things 90% under control, but I hadn't thought about the patty nor about the feed being in direct contact. I thought...
  9. New package, I starved 30%, recommendations?

    My family is excited to start beekeeping. We received our first package one week ago today. Installation went well. It's be cold and rainy this last week, no bees flying, and I didn't inspect due to...
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    Re: Newbie in southeast Nebraska

    I will definately take you up on it! After it warms up a bit. Any and all help is welcome.
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    Newbie in southeast Nebraska

    Hello beekeepers! My family recently moved onto a 10 acre homestead in southeast Nebraska. We'd like to make this land work for us, and we're going to try something new every year. This year it's...
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