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    Several concerns

    First off, I am sure several of you have seen a thread similar to this but I couldn't find anything in the previous ones that matched my exact situation. Here it is....3 days ago my hive swarmed, so...
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    Re: Bees feed SHB?

    I haven't heard of that particular way but I have heard of young nurse bees who don't know to not feed them and they do get fed anyways.
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    Re: Couple questions!

    Just my opinion but a vast majority of hives usually have a bettle or two. Keep an eye out though for further infestation on routine checks though. Syrup may not be taken now because of a small burst...
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    Re: Miracle Bees

    I bought a hive from a beekeeper who had a similar set up. I moved them into new equipment and they are still doing great. Some of the best bees I have. Nature knows best!!
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    Re: nice Frame

    WOW! Nice frame!!
  6. Added second brood box! Now Questions!

    I just got in from inspecting my hives. It has been about a week since I last looked at the frames. They were both doing well. One, however, was doing a little better than the other. I was actually...
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    Re: Should I move some frames?

    Thanks for all the help. They are still relatively new, only 4 weeks in the new hives. I will give it a little more time to build up their brood and see what happens. They are taking syrup heavily so...
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    Should I move some frames?

    Hey everyone! I recently purchases 2, 5 frame nucs. I put these into my new hives consisting of one deep brood chamber each for now. Now, being a rookie beek I didn't know that you were supposed to...
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    Re: A little advice needed

    Thank you all for the advice so far. I am going to try to do this project this week. All of the advice ya'll provided really helped!! Keep them coming! I'll let you know how it turns out. Thanks.
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    A little advice needed

    I need some advice! What is the best way to move 3 colonies of bees from very old hives to new hives? There are 3 old hives that are mostly rotten I am trying to save. When I tried to take out the...
  11. Thread: New Guy

    by Palmetto bees
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    Re: New Guy

    Welcome from upstate SC! Great site with lots of information.
  12. Thread: Hey

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    Hey

    Hello! I'm a new beekeeper with little experience. I acquired 2, 5 frame nucleus hives from a local beekeeper and hived them in my own boxes about 2 weeks ago. All seems well for now. Looking forward...
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