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  1. Thread: what a mess...

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    Re: what a mess...

    No, they are still all over it.
  2. Thread: what a mess...

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    Re: what a mess...

    I mean storing honey. Looks to me like all brood combs. Id think theyd atleast have 1 comb in each hive. There's tons of white clover and other plants for pollen and nectar..
  3. Thread: what a mess...

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    what a mess...

    I've had a hive since late April and another one late may. I have zero honey combs being built in both. And both starting to build crooked comb and when I fix it they build it back in the same spot,...
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    Re: is something wrong?

    No fancy hives just tanzanian and kenyan hive....bars and plywood for lid
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    Re: is something wrong?

    That's what I figured, but my other hives not doing that. Just making sure there not leaving to find a new home :) thanks for the quick reply!
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    is something wrong?

    http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh634/beekad/IMAG0284-1.jpg
    Any help?
  7. Thread: my hives

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    Re: my hives

    Thanks, ill get a bottom view of hive two. Hive one requeened for some reason since that picture...ashamed her bees were gentile and she was golden the new one dark..
  8. Thread: my hives

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    Re: my hives

    http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh634/beekad/IMAG0973.jpg
    Inside hive one

    http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh634/beekad/IMAG1048.jpg
    Started a month later, here's a top view into second...
  9. Thread: my hives

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    Re: my hives

    I bought two packages and dumped them in. The left one I did a direct release, the right I Hung her between two bars and they released her in 2 or 3 days
  10. Thread: my hives

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    Re: my hives

    Kenya on right on left tanzanian working out good..
  11. Thread: my hives

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    my hives

    http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh634/beekad/IMAG0995.jpg
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    Re: im not ment to keep bees....

    Wasn't that I handled it wrong, I should've waited till comb was hard not fresh, not making that mistake again..
  13. Thread: brood to honey

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    Re: brood to honey

    I didn't use a guide.. (thankfully building perfect) let me know how it turns out
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    Re: im not ment to keep bees....

    Didn't realize it takes so long for comb to cure...was turning it over. Of course I don't want to quit just upset..
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    im not ment to keep bees....

    Went out to check the hive..checked my second brood comb and it fell off. I'd reattach but it was mush. Lay it on the bottom board or toss it? :(
  16. Thread: brood to honey

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    Re: brood to honey

    Thank you, I was going to leave it anyway cause noone can predict what they'll do. And I tryed searching for the answer but is noone could understand, maybe I was searching the wrong question.
  17. Thread: brood to honey

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    Re: brood to honey

    Wow...now how'd you get that out of what I said?, but thanks anyway ill just leave half 1 1/4 bars and half 1 1/2 and if they build more brood then what I have ill add more.
  18. Thread: brood to honey

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    Re: brood to honey

    Half brood bars half honey...
  19. Thread: brood to honey

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    brood to honey

    Everyone doing half bars brood and half honey?
  20. Thread: bar space

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    Re: bar space

    The hive with them already building is my first hive ktbh, they are building straight just not filling out bars. The hive that I made a strip for front and back is a hive I'm waiting on bees for...
  21. Thread: bar space

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    bar space

    Not sure where to post...Is anyone using 3/16inch spacer in front of the first bar and behind the last bar? Also bees built on 11 bars and only building on half
  22. Thread: new beek :)

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    new beek :)

    Hello all, this is my first year, I started two ktbh . Installed first package already....getting my second probably end of May! So far hive 1 seems to be doing good.bees are from two diffrent...
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