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    bee split time of day?

    Is there a better time of day to do a split I know in evening and early morning they will be full but wasnt sure of it mattered or would make a difference
  2. Queenless after swarm so maybe split or add to another?

    Ok to start off I have three hives from last year and I bought 2 packages and two extra queens and added four hives to my yard (will not ever do that again). Out of the new four one queen got the...
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    Re: swarm removal ideas?

    Ok thanks I will find out all the entrance details tomorrow and I have been reading about Hogan trap and may try and do that the guy last year just set up a swarm trap hoping they would swarm
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    swarm removal ideas?

    Ok I have a friend who has bees between the liner and chimney in their house I am going to see it tomorrow but was wondering about some ideas. Last year someone tried trapping them out with no luck...
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    spring hive management

    So I have two hives from last year and started a couple new ones from packages 2 weeks ago the hives from last year wintered in two 8 frame mediums which is what I am using for everything they both...
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    transfer bees from 10 to 8 frame hive

    I have been given a hive of bees from a friend that was not into bees. He had a ten frame deep brood box and I use all medium 8 frames I would like to transfer them into one of my hives so i can keep...
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    Hive relocation in winter I need ideas

    Ok so I have a family friend that has property he just received through inheritance and his father use to keep a hive or two of bees. Once he passed away about 10-15 years ago he had a hive that was...
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    medium 8 frame super

    I have a hive installed in april and I have added my super once they got the first box drawn out the second one only took three weeks and the third brood box took two weeks if my super does the same...
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    2 questions on supers and excluders

    I built my own medium eight frame hives. I made a mistake on my width cut and actually cut it to the overall dimension making the inside of my box 1.5 inches to big so I ended up adding another...
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    Queen problems

    I just installed two packages April 17 in one hive I have capped brood and in the other the bees have drawn out more comb but I don't have any eggs. They are starting to build a couple queen chambers...
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    Re: Best feeder type

    Do you put the plywood over the frames or the inner cover
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    Re: Best feeder type

    Well I have read and heard the miller style feeder they eat more if this is the case then are they able to draw comb quicker and I have also read about the drowning of bees and that is also a concern...
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    Best feeder type

    I am trying to figure out what type of feeder I need. I know I am probably going to start a debate. I am thinking I want the feeder that uses the mason jars but do they leak since they are inverted...
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