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    Re: Is it too late to put a honey super on?

    Thanks for the replies. Medium super added. I think I'll leave it there as long as they're working over that clover.
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    Re: Is it too late to put a honey super on?

    Thanks David. I was planning to use a medium box and plastic foundation. Right now I'm using plastic foundation in my brood boxes too.
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    Is it too late to put a honey super on?

    First year bee keeper here, so I have been told not to expect any honey. My #1 hive started from a nuc later part of May is doing great. Two 8 frame deeps and the bottom is 7 1/2 frames full and the...
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    Re: Dumb question supercedure/swarm cells...

    So after reading this I'm wondering if I end up needing a queen for the small swarm I hived last week, could I take a supercedure or swarm cell from one of my other hives and put in there?
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    Re: Can I help out a caught swarm?

    thanks General, sounds like good advice. I'll keep feeding and give them some more time. And try to be more patient. :D
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    Can I help out a caught swarm?

    A friend of mine climbed 25' up a ladder to catch a small swarm. He shook them into a box as best he could, brought them down. I took them home and installed them in an 8 frame deep box with new...
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    western washington newbie

    hi everyone. great to be a new beek. I have two hives, a pkg started in late April and a nuc installed a couple weeks ago. I'm using 8 frame langstroth equipment. So far so good, can't wait for the...
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