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    Re: Introducing a New Queen

    I plan on installing a new Queen today. Ive been told to just catch the Old 1 and crush her against the new cage .

    Are the Bees going to get aggressive while I do this?
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    Re: Need help please

    think you are right. seems to be barely holding their own, the strong hive takes down a qt a day at least

    Im sure I will have a ton of nOOb questions over time
    thanks for the help and Offer of...
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    Re: Need help please

    Thanks avester, Have a new Queen coming, they are not taking the syrup sugar water very fast.
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    Re: Need help please

    Not a Prob my friend. aint a Hijack if its on the same subject.

    Im beginning to think I got a lazy Queen
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    Re: Working naked!!!???

    This my 1st time to ever have bees, bought the suit the whole 9 yards.
    got my bees and was gonna install em, suited up. Couldnt see jack thru that crap plus was sweating like a dog.
    Took it all...
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    Re: Need help please

    Both hives are the same, Been feeding sugar water 1;1
    10 frame package bees Italian
    Same foundation in both from Walter co.

    Was just out lookin and it seems the queen is'nt laying like she...
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    Need help please

    I started 2 hives in the early spring. One is growing great already expanded to the second Deep box and working it great
    The other has only drawn out about 1/2 of the 1st Brood box and seems to be...
  8. Thread: Where they go?

    by olevet
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    Re: Where they go?

    Thanks all

    Just reordered,
    Ima make it a little harder fer this Queen to get out .
  9. Thread: Where they go?

    by olevet
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    Re: Where they go?

    I didnt see a dead Queen ,
    Hell if I know .
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    Re: Where they go?

    Thanks Ill check it out

    Think I will wait a few days and see what happens .
    Theres not many but a few are still going in an out so who knows maybe they just went visiting :D
  11. Thread: Where they go?

    by olevet
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    Re: Where they go?

    Lemongrass oil? where ya get it?

    There are several old timers around Not sure of any clubs But will check

    Not worried about the money just wanted 2 hives .. Thanks
  12. Thread: Where they go?

    by olevet
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    Re: Where they go?

    Thanks for the reply's.
    Im 62 guess Ill be learning this the rest of my life.

    Just went out and looked and there are sevearl going in and out of the hive I thought was abandoned Maybe they are...
  13. Thread: Where they go?

    by olevet
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    Re: Where they go?

    No, I did poke a hole in the candy tho.
  14. Thread: Where they go?

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    Where they go?

    New to the site , New to Bee keeping . New to everything.

    Got my Bees Monday, But due to Storms didnt get em installed till last night .
    They were flying around all over the place today. went...
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