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    Fondant vs Patties

    I was thinking about putting some feed in with my hives for the winter because they don't have as much as I usually like for them to have. I prefer for them to have 3 full mediums and some only have...
  2. Pulled Queen off of hive. What to do now?

    I was going through my hives and reducing boxes and pulling some extra honey out. All of my hives are 5 supers high. I didn't even think about checking to see if there were any eggs or if there was a...
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    Re: Fall flow in central North Carolina?

    Do they get quite a bit of honey from goldenrod?
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    Fall flow in central North Carolina?

    Is there much of a fall flow in the Charlotte/Mooresville area? If so, when does it usually start and end? What is in bloom then?
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    Mowing around hives

    Any good ways to mow around a hive? I was about 10 yards away yesterday and started to get tagged. I decided that was not a good idea.
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    Apivar treatment during the summer

    I bought some apivar to treat the varroa mites in 2 of my 6 hives. They are very weak and the mite count is high enough to treat. The directions say to take the honey supers off during treatment. The...
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    Re: New Hives vs Old Hives

    I am guessing it is ok to treat for mites this time of year?
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    Re: New Hives vs Old Hives

    I have never check for mites before. How do you go about doing the alcohol method? One more time, thanks again for the advice.
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    New Hives vs Old Hives

    I have two hives that are about 5 years old, and I have 3 hives that I just purchased in April and then a swarm from May. The 3 new hives and the swarm just had the 3rd boxes put on them. The 2 old...
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    Re: Putting new supers on

    Thanks for all the help.
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    Putting new supers on

    Does anyone ever put new supers on the bottom of the supers or do you just keep adding to the top?
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    Re: Feeding honey back to bees

    Thanks, Cedar Hill. I haven't tried that yet but will be trying it tomorrow.
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    Re: Feeding honey back to bees

    Extracted.
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    Feeding honey back to bees

    What is the easiest way to feed honey back to bees? I took some honey off an established hive earlier this year and now I am wanting to feed it to my new hives. What do you recommend?
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    Re: If I lost my queen?

    Thanks for all the advice.
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    Re: If I lost my queen?

    I've never had this few bees in a hive before. I would say less than ~1000 to 2000. That is the only reason I am worried.
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    Re: If I lost my queen?

    I am going to pick up 3 new hives on March 17th. Should I just get a new queen if I don't see any brood by then?
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    If I lost my queen?

    I opened my hive the other day and noticed a lot less bees in one hive than the other one. I was just getting off of nights and didn't have the patience to search for a queen in a hive of big bees....
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    Re: First check on bees all cold winter

    Sorry, I forgot to say cold for north carolina. I will keep an eye on them and see if it increases. the small hive had 4 full medium boxes on it and 2 of them are still full. The other is 3 medium...
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    First check on bees all cold winter

    We've had a really cold winter this winter and today was the first day that I checked on my 2 hives. The first hive had plenty of honey in it and plenty of bees (almost like it was summer time). The...
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    Bee Hive Rest

    What does everyone put there beehives on? I usually just use cinder blocks but wanted to take a poll to see if there was something more interesting out there. Look forward to the answers. Thanks.
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    Re: Turning my hive 90 degrees

    10 frame langstroth hives.
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    Turning my hive 90 degrees

    I am wanting to turn my hives 90 degrees to the right. What all precautions do I need to take for that?
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    Re: Time to move hive

    What all do I need to do to the hive after it is moved?
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    Re: Time to move hive

    I tapped on the side of the hive the other day and didn't hear any buzzing. I started to think all my bees were dead. I opened the top and they piled out at me and my dog. We both took off running.
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