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  1. Re: Hived Nuc with Supersedure Cell thinking of using a double screen for a split

    Just an update I left the supersedure cell in place and kept an eye on things. Didnt see any additional queen cells popping up to indicate a upcoming swarm.

    And my old queen swarmed with part of...
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    Re: Newly Split Hive has Dysentery

    Thanks for the replies!

    They are currently being fed sugar 1:1 with 1 tsp HBH per quart. Not boiled etc. Same syrup they were being fed in the parent colony.

    I didnt notice any K-wings or...
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    Newly Split Hive has Dysentery

    Had to make a split with a queen and a few frames earlier in the week to prevent a swarm.

    I moved them to a Nuc box on a nice day, but the 3 following days were fairly cold and rainy.

    When I...
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    Re: Does anyone use Honey B Healthy?

    On the bottle it says it can encourage bees to draw out plastic foundation. Anybody have any luck using it for that purpose?
  5. Hived Nuc with Supersedure Cell thinking of using a double screen for a split

    I purchased some Nucs this spring and put them in 10 frame deep hive bodies.

    I noticed Sunday one of the Hives has made a nice sized queen cell in the middle of a frame that is uncapped.

    The...
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