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  1. Thread: Heat stroke

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    Re: Heat stroke

    If you click on your name at the top of this page (where it says "welcome samoadc") it will take you to your profile page, on the left there is a link to a list of all the posts you have made - if...
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    Re: Different types of queen excluder

    J

    I'll second that question, is the presence of this type of small crevice a desireable thing?
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    Re: Maybe or maybe not a swarm?

    Newbeek question here, but how do you tell the difference between supercedure cells and queen cups... and is a swarm cell then another different type of queen rearing cell? I had assumed that the...
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    Different types of queen excluder

    I have handled three different types of queen excluder

    -plastic
    -metal
    -metal with wood frame

    I currently have a metal excluder bound with a wood frame on my hive. My bees have shown no...
  5. Re: What could have happened to my queen? (1st year hive)

    I went back into my hive this morning... On saturday when I could not find ANY signs of new laying/eggs, I was a bit upset. Todays mandate was to calmly and methodically confirm if there really is...
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    Re: Neglected Hive - how to remove to new hive

    Oh...? I sometimes see the message that my post is "waiting for moderator approval" when I click the button to post-quick-replay, and then it will take between 15 mins to an hour for those posts to...
  7. What could have happened to my queen? (1st year hive)

    Chronology of my "interventions" in the past weeks:

    June 8 (21 days ago) - did a full hive inspection, frame by frame through both hive bodies (and posted detailed photos here), lots of evidence...
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    Re: Neglected Hive - how to remove to new hive

    Hmm... I posted a link to these articles in the Kelley newsletter as a response to the original post a few hours ago, but it hasn't shown up yet, is linking such as this not allowed ? Or maybe my...
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    Re: Neglected Hive - how to remove to new hive

    The Walter Kelley monthly email newsletter for the past two months included a two part article/story with lots of photos on abandoned hives, assessing the bee's condition, and getting the bees out. ...
  10. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    Re: 9 weeks in

    So... since i've started this thread and gotten a few experienced eyes to look at my hive (photos), i'll ask a few newb follow up questions:

    1) Is feeding pollen with a honey super on top a...
  11. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    Re: 9 weeks in

    It will probably be a few weeks till I dig down into the bottom hive body again, but when I do, if the frame utilization is the same, with the sugar-syrup filled frame in the middle position, I will...
  12. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    Re: 9 weeks in

    oops - double post, I miss read the "waiting for moderator to approve message"
  13. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    Re: 9 weeks in

    Hmm...

    I have actually only found my queen once here (Link to photo):

    Queen at 7 days

    This was at the 7-day mark after she was released, in the brand new hive. She has a bright yellow dot...
  14. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    Re: 9 weeks in

    Hrm... I thought I had password turned off - please let me know if you cannot see the photos now?
  15. Thread: 9 weeks in

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    9 weeks in

    Hi All,

    I am first year new-beek, I have helped a friend of mine with their harvests in the past, so I am not completely new to poking around or peeking inside a hive. I religiously read this...
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