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  1. #1
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    Default new hive no brood

    So new hive all most two weeks old, mated queen, building comb well. Problem is there is no brood, they are filling the frames with syrup and pollen as fast as they build the comb.any one know what's up?

  2. #2
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    collbran, co
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    Default Re: new hive no brood

    how many drawn frames is there in the deep...

  3. #3
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    Default Re: new hive no brood

    they probably have 4 frames worth total filled out and they have filled it top to bottom with syrup.

  4. #4
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    Rockford, MI
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    Default Re: new hive no brood

    Stop feeding for a while. Had the same problem here. They filled the cells so quickly with the syrup the queen had no place to deposit eggs.

  5. #5
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    Default Re: new hive no brood

    OK, thanks was thinking something like that was going on.

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