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    Re: Capped Queen Cells

    Tim,

    Again I dont know if i did this right but I put in empty frames of foundation in a chimney pattern for the 3 frames of brood that were taken. The honey was taken from the end and i placed...
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    Re: Capped Queen Cells

    Thanks all! My first time trying and I am hoping for the best. Glad to hear such great feedback!
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    Re: Capped Queen Cells

    Thanks Bamindy, I appreciate the reassurance. Do I need to do anything since i put multiple capped queen cells in the same NUC?
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    Capped Queen Cells

    Hello All,

    I checked my hives yesterday and I found about 6 capped queen cells. I am in south central pa and I believe that the main hive is going to swarm and unless I could pull of an...
  5. Thread: Winter feeding

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    Winter feeding

    Is it possible to feed patties this late in the year?
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    Readying Hives for Winter

    My hives are located in South Central PA and we are getting lows in the low 30's and highs around mid 50's. With work I havent been able to get the last couple supers off yet and put in my entrance...
  7. Thread: Swarm Help

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    Re: Swarm Help

    Thanks for your help. Is there a way to prevent this in the future?
  8. Thread: Swarm Help

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    Swarm Help

    Hello All,

    Second year beekeeper here. I currently have 6 hives. I have question as I just did a good hive inspection this past weekend as the temps in my area were around mid 50's for most of...
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    When to add supers with non-drawn frames

    This is my second year beekeeping and last year i think i put my supers on too late in the season for them to draw out the frames. At what point in the year do you add the supers with the undrawn...
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    Re: Feeding already?

    How do you typically feed the pollen patties? I have my two deeps then the inner cover and then a medium super with the telescoping top. Would you put it on top of the inner cover?

    Thanks for...
  11. Installing New NUCs with an established hive

    I just purchased 5 10 frame NUCs of Russian bees and I have an established hive of Italian bees installed last year that i would like add the NUCs to the same bee yard. I was just concerned of...
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    Re: First Inspection of the year

    I did not see any queen cells. I didnt see the queen either but i didnt really pull every frame to find her. Do you think I may have lost my queen? There were a lot of bees in the hive. Is there...
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    First Inspection of the year

    I live in central PA and it was a nice 70 degree day on Sunday which was fantastic! I noticed a lot of drawn out comb but no brood or honey. I immediately added a sugar patty for the bees but is it...
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