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    Re: What's going on with this hive (video)

    Not sure why I didn't think of that one, Mike. The hive was quiet this morning with all the entrances locked down.

    :)
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    Re: What's going on with this hive (video)

    I see no fighting at all. But the bees that are landing seem to wonder around a bit before they touch down. The noise level seems normal for the amount of bees.
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    Re: What's going on with this hive (video)

    Ugh. Should I close the top entrance since that's where they seem to be penetrating?
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    What's going on with this hive (video)

    I got both of these nucs about 3 weeks ago. Is the hive on the left being robbed despite the screen? Its insanely busy for being an overcast day. The bees that are landing, don't seem to have any...
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    Re: Disposing of Moth'd frames

    Thanks, guys! The frames are on ice. I took some before pics and I plan to snap some "afters" in a week or so after the girls have had a chance to clean them up.
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    Disposing of Moth'd frames

    I found 3 frames that were ravaged by moths. I took the whole hive apart and scraped out all of the larvae. I put it back together and temporarily chucked the 3 frames in a garbage can with a lid....
  7. Re: Is there a trick to removing the entrance reducer?

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I didn't consider that the full weight of the hive could be sitting on there. As soon as i got the hive tool under the corner I was able to get it out. It was pretty...
  8. Is there a trick to removing the entrance reducer?

    I can't seem to get it to come out. I hooked a piece of coat hanger through it and tried to pull it out. No luck. Is there some way to pop it out from behind? This is the type of hive I have. I'm...
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    Re: bee photos wanted

    There is a group on Flickr called Bees, Bees, Bees with 28,000 pics: http://www.flickr.com/groups/67152494@N00/
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