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  1. Re: Honey Hive Farms, Give away!!! Win One of Three Prizes for 2014!!!

    Thanks for offering such a great giveaway, so yes I like the prizes. :)
  2. Re: Can i start all foundationless when i start my hive or do i need foundation?

    My advice, if you don't have drawn comb already, is to start them in a nuc with 4 frames and 2 followers boards. In about 2 days check on the comb to make sure they are straight. If they are then...
  3. Thread: All Dead

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    Re: All Dead

    My condolences, I lost all of my two hives. One back in December when we had a quick freeze but the cluster was just too small (softball size) and then one this month maybe from moisture (I saw a...
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    Re: Opening the hive in 25 degree weather???

    I would avoid opening the hive less than 40F, however if there was no sound when I knocked I would take a quick peek to see if they were alive, and if not then tear the hive down to diagnose the...
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    Re: Hello from Northeast Ohio

    Congrats on the start of a wonderful experience (just remember that it is still wonderful even with dead hives and no honey). What questions do you have? A quick search through the site should answer...
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    Re: Ok..Tell me what you think.....

    Looks great, though those cover bricks that you have to hold down the covers might roll away, and if not, then decay. :) Just wondering, what is the difference between the two top bar hives?
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    Re: beekeeping HOA restrictions question

    The HOA doesn't control what goes on inside the house right? Just move the hives inside (like an observation hive). :) Problem solved.

    Or get enough of your neighbors to vote for a change in the...
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    Re: First hive inspection after installation

    If they have drawn comb and you received a mated queen there will be eggs but they will be hard to find unless you have seen them before. Good luck and enjoy the bees.
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