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  1. Thread: Lost Package

    by larryth
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    Re: Lost Package

    Sorry, Being new to this I was referring to the little cage the Queen was in,
    in the package.

    They had eaten the candy and I guess she just left with most of the hive.

    Still learning

    Larry
  2. Thread: Lost Package

    by larryth
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    Lost Package

    Well crap,

    Lost my first package of bees.
    Guess my Queen did not like the hive I put here in.

    There is still about a hand full of bees were the Queen cell was but there are only a hand full...
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    Re: Hive activity after placing new package.

    LOL thanks for the reply! :)
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    Hive activity after placing new package.

    Hey all,

    I placed two packages of bees Friday just before all the storms hit here in Alabama with no problems.

    Checked on them today and all seemed to be ok except that one hive does not seem...
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    Re: Hive Beetles in Package bees.

    Thanks all,

    I was just concerned that I might have a problem right out of the box before my girls bet settled in their new hive :)

    Regards,

    Larry
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    Hive Beetles in Package bees.

    Hey all,

    I just placed two package of bees and noticed Hive Beetles in both packages.

    Is this normal ?

    Should there be beetles in a new package of bees?

    Regards,
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    Hello from Alabama

    Hey All,

    Thought I would move my welcome post about losing my first hive here.

    Broke down the hive today again and found hive bettle worms in 7-8 frames.

    I removed my shallow super and all...
  8. Thread: New beekeeper!

    by larryth
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    Re: New beekeeper!

    Welcome !
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    Re: Good Morning from Alabama.

    Thanks Guys!! Lots of help

    Hope I can keep this colony going. Ill let you Know

    Thanks, Larry
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    Re: Good Morning from Alabama.

    Ok, I looked and looked to find a Queen but I could not see one anywere. However I am new to this so she may have been right before my eyes.

    However the hive did not look very healthy to me.
    Had...
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    Re: Good Morning from Alabama.

    Ok Seems I need permission to post attachments.
    Hope that will come later since I have some good pictures of my struggling hive:cry:

    Larry
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    Re: Good Morning from Alabama.

    Gonna crack open the hive this afternoon and look for a queen. Can you order a queen this late into the honey season?

    If so, any suggestions on were to get one?

    As for hive bettles I use AJ's...
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    Re: Good Morning from Alabama.

    Actualy I had a swarm last August, but I lost it later in the year. Not sure when.

    Should I feed this hive, get a new queen or just wait?
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    Good Morning from Alabama.

    Good morning from Aabama!

    I started s hive 2 years ago and it seems to have done very well. I have gotten one crop of honey from it last summer but something seems wrong with my bees this year. I...
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