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  1. Thread: brood in super

    by mike762
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    Re: brood in super

    Thanks. Yes the split seemed to be mostly nurse bees with some drones hanging about. There were eggs and capped worker cells in the one in which I discovered the queen. I removed her and relocated...
  2. Thread: brood in super

    by mike762
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    Re: brood in super

    Well, I placed the excluders on the hives, and in two of them evidently managed to keep the queen in the deeps, and I managed to switch them all-the deeps I mean. In the third, one of two things...
  3. Thread: brood in super

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    Re: brood in super

    Thanks, I'll give that a try.
  4. Thread: brood in super

    by mike762
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    brood in super

    I have a question for the brain trust. I left a super on over the winter to give the colony some extra honey. I was a couple of weeks late opening the hive after winter due to cold wx and snow. When...
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    Re: cleaning extractors

    Thanks guys. I start tomorrow.
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    cleaning extractors

    I'm a first year BK, and am lucky enough for one of my hives to be producing surplus honey. I have all the tools including extractor, but I'm wondering, with what should I clean the extractor, pails,...
  7. Thread: Honey bound

    by mike762
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    Re: Honey bound

    I'll give you my recent experience; take it FWIW. I ordered a 3# package of Russians with marked and clipped queen, and installed them in the usual way. After 5 days, checked on the queen cage and...
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    Re: bees drinking from birdbath

    I use a 5G galvanized poultry water(er) with rocks in the bowl for the bees to use as a perch. It's been so bloody hot here that I added a 5G plastic bucket with ten 1/2" holes drilled in the rim for...
  9. Thread: Hello

    by mike762
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    Hello

    Hi,
    My name is Mike and I'm a new beekeeper, and new to this forum. Sounds kind of like AA. I guess it is, in that I've found bees to be somewhat addicting.

    I have two hives, one Italian, which...
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