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  1. Thread: Replacement Queens

    by HHH
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    Thanks for the help

    Thank you all for your help with this issue. I have good news. The hive and 2 NUCs which 14 days ago we though were queenless and a failure all had eggs and brood this weekend. The dilema is what to...
  2. Thread: Replacement Queens

    by HHH
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    Replacement Queens

    My attampts to get the conlony to raise a new queen appear to have failed. I have ordered a new queen to be delivered 0n 16/06/08 or 23/06/08.
    Any tips on how to keep the colony happy until then?...
  3. Thread: Missing Queen

    by HHH
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    Update

    I have moved a frame of prime young brood into the queenless hive. We are now waiting for a result.

    The queen cell I moved to a NUC appears to have hatched, nice round hole in end of cell. No eggs...
  4. Thread: Missing Queen

    by HHH
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    Missing Queen

    My colleague and I have 2 hives. I have suspected for 2-3 weeks that his hive is queenless. Yesterday I could see no brood in his. He was looking at pollen and thinking it was brood. We removed a...
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    Thank You All

    Thank you to all of you who have taken the time to reply to my questions.
    I really do appreciate all your advice and will keenly watch the site in future.

    I am going to curb my enthusiasm and...
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    Raising a nuc from a queen cell

    I am a new breeder and recently purchased two complete hives. One hive appeared to be overcrowded and was creating a lot of queen cells. We removed 2 frames with queen cells and placed them in NUc...
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