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  1. Thread: Very Busy Hive

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    Very Busy Hive

    I am a new beek, got a hive last spring and it swarmed in July. The new queen seems to be fine, the hive made it thru the winter. I tried to inspect it last week but the bees were very angry and I...
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    Re: What is happening to my hive??

    There are frames with brood, and I did see one swarm cell. What do you mean that it has to do with my area, is it normal for the hive to get this weak now?
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    Re: What is happening to my hive??

    One more thing, a beekeeper told me that if the bees are bringing in pollen, the queen is alive, so I went and looked and none of them are bringing in any pollen.
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    What is happening to my hive??

    Last week I had a really strong hive, lots of bees, lots of activity. I stopped feeding sugar syrup last week after reading some posts here.
    Today I notice there is hardly any activity at the hive...
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    Re: Any problems w/ bees & swimming pool

    I have a swimming pool also and right by it I have a water garden in a pot. They were always on that water garden, but it has been really hot here with no rain. So, yesterday morning they were on a...
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    Re: Question about honey

    So if I don't get another hive body, they will not survive the winter? I wish they would tell you that at the beginner class!
    Can I use the extra super as a hive body? I realize this is a...
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    Re: Question about honey

    Thanks so much for your help! I just removed the top super since they just barely are putting much honey in the bottom one. And, I did notice a couple of hive beetles on the top of the super I...
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    Re: Question about honey

    I just checked the 1st super and there is honey (yay!) in the middle frames - and there are lots of bees in there. I was going to check the deep but the bees started getting a little agitated so I...
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    Re: Question about honey

    Thanks for your replies! I know most people in NC have two deeps, but I really don't care about having so much surplus honey, I'm not planning on selling it or anything. I am at the beach this...
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    Question about honey

    I'm a new beekeeper in NC and I got a nuc on 5/9. I have one deep and I added a super about 3 weeks ago. I looked at the super today and there are plenty of bees in there but absolutely no honey. ...
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