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    Re: Please help with pictures of brood

    I will add a second super and stop feeding. as far as the queen, if she is not well mated what do I need to do? How long do I wait to replace her if needed?
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    Please help with pictures of brood

    Please look at the Pics below and let me know if they look normal. I installed the hive about 6 weeks ago. The queen is there and looks well enough, but it appears to me that the brood is sparse and...
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    Dead bees in my Hive Top Feeder?

    I have been feeding my bees a sugar water mix (1 to 1) for the last 5 weeks since I installed them. 5 days ago I checked the level of sugar water and noticed there were 5 or 6 dead bees and none were...
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    Checking a new hive

    I am a newbie. I have been checking the hive once a week since I installed the package of bees. How often is too often in looking at the bees?
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    Re: bees bringing out larva

    Thank you for the responses. There have been a few cold nights, in the upper 40s but nothing to cold. It is a new hive (installed one month ago) and I did do an inspection yesterday. Queen was...
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    bees bringing out larva

    Why are my bees bringing out larva and dropping outside the hive? What do I need to do?


    http://youtu.be/2Ylvsl-i1XU
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    Re: Ants, Ants and more Ants

    The ants are the tiny "sugar ants" as I call them. I do not see them in the hive, but just a steady stream on the outside and in the feeder on top of the hive. I will try all the above ideas. I...
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    Ants, Ants and more Ants

    Does anyone have ideas on what to do about the ants that are invading my hive top feeder? Is this anything to worry about?
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    My queen died

    I am a new beekeeper. I installed my bees from a package on Wednesday. I returned to make sure the queen was out of her cage on Sunday and she was dead in the cage. The attendants were still alive...
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