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  1. Re: Need advice on a disaster with cut out.

    I agree with Sharpbees. I made the mistake of giving a small # of bees too much some time ago. They cannot take care of it all and are all over the place. Put them in something small they can handle...
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    Re: Queenless swarm after split

    Which hive do you think the swarm came from the nuc with the old queen or the hive that you took the old queen from?
    If two virgin queens hatched i have heard that swarms will come off and go with...
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    Re: MOVING BEES, What did I do wrong?

    It also looks like you capped them off Friday morning and did not start moving them until Friday night, so that was an entire 24 hours being capped off even if not in the sun. We also use screened...
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    Re: fishing line???

    I have been foundationless for a couple of years now, but not on all frames and not on deeps. I do not put in anything but a guide at the top. This year i took some old comb frames and cut out the...
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    Re: best nuc boxes for the price

    I like Advantec also. It does not seem to swell like other plywoods. I have not tried making sides from them just tops and bottoms. I have Lowes precut the large sheets into 18 1/4 for bottoms and 21...
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    Re: this is a test no 2

    That is a lot of bees. You will end up with a swarm if not already.
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    Re: Sigh....what the?????

    I had this situation earlier in the spring. I did what Michael Bush said and gave them directly to other hives. I did check for disease and all looked and tasted good. This was in mid March and the...
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