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Dividing or combining a colony. How-to, problems and fixes.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: bone head split so far, somebody save the day.

    Started by gww, 04-14-2017 12:04 PM
    23 Pages
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  1. Failing split

    Started by SmokeyHill, 07-14-2019 07:47 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 170
    07-15-2019, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  2. Combining a nuc with a strong queenless hive.

    Started by Biaviian, 07-14-2019 02:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 141
    07-15-2019, 05:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 916
    07-14-2019, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  3. Forager bees to the rescue...maybe (NC)

    Started by warp1, 07-14-2019 10:35 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 99
    07-14-2019, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Question Combined Two Hives. Now what?

    Started by ChefAnn, 07-13-2019 12:48 PM
    brood boxes, combine hives, hive boxes
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 67
    07-13-2019, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  5. Bad Split, laying worker, oh boy...help!

    Started by MichaelAStoner, 06-07-2019 04:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 388
    06-28-2019, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  6. When adding a frame of brood

    Started by bensmith0149, 01-27-2019 12:04 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-26-2019, 04:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 142
    06-26-2019, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  7. Combining colonies?

    Started by Southernbeeman, 06-22-2019 10:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 292
    06-23-2019, 07:25 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 245
    06-23-2019, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Splits?

    Started by jbrown1984, 06-20-2019 07:15 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 315
    06-21-2019, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  9. Bee math help

    Started by Tmac, 06-11-2019 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 506
    06-18-2019, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  10. Reverse queen splits

    Started by Alram, 06-08-2019 09:34 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 3,663
    06-13-2019, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  11. Multiple Queens

    Started by twc7, 06-10-2019 06:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 372
    06-11-2019, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Newspaper combine

    Started by Alram, 06-08-2019 08:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 238
    06-08-2019, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  13. How soon can you split a nuc/package

    Started by ifixoldhouses, 05-24-2019 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,039
    06-06-2019, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  14. Best way to get the bees out?

    Started by Jonesjungle, 06-04-2019 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 330
    06-05-2019, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  15. Increase swarm population for best chance of honey

    Started by bob128, 06-04-2019 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 205
    06-05-2019, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  16. Combine to increase honey yield?

    Started by bushpilot, 05-25-2019 09:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 426
    05-29-2019, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  17. Aggressive Hive

    Started by bhammer, 05-19-2019 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,015
    05-20-2019, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Queens Crapping Out

    Started by Storm, 05-17-2019 07:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 286
    05-17-2019, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  19. Split a new feral swarm?

    Started by pushin glass, 05-07-2019 11:09 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-10-2019, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  20. Split Reference Guide?

    Started by hankstump, 01-13-2019 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,591
    05-03-2019, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  21. Hot bees after split

    Started by Olyviewbees, 04-28-2019 03:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 340
    04-29-2019, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  22. OTS queens and medium frames?

    Started by Meghues, 04-16-2019 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 627
    04-29-2019, 09:17 AM Go to last post
  23. Support Hive with a screened bottom board

    Started by Gus979, 04-28-2019 07:23 PM
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    • Views: 314
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  24. Robbing Activity after Split?

    Started by Lou N, 04-16-2019 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 380
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  25. Package bees into 4 frame nucs

    Started by Knisely, 03-13-2018 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    04-16-2019, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  26. split strategy -- asking after the fact

    Started by sylvester, 04-16-2019 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 284
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  27. Best Way to Combine Large Queenless Hive with Small Nuc

    Started by Josiah Garber, 05-18-2017 02:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 33
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  28. Timing for after the split?

    Started by hankstump, 04-03-2019 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
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  29. Package Queen fail - New Queen split?

    Started by gman1001, 04-10-2019 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 460
    04-10-2019, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  30. How to Move Split to Nearby Hive

    Started by Labow, 04-05-2019 08:55 AM
    split, tbh, top bar
    • Replies: 3
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    04-07-2019, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  31. Should I split my only hive?

    Started by Heinlein, 04-05-2019 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 452
    04-05-2019, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  32. Mean tempement, will split help

    Started by 21678, 03-29-2019 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 684
    03-30-2019, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  33. question when to move nuc to deep box

    Started by lisaogle, 02-25-2019 05:29 AM
    • Replies: 7
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  34. Too early to split?

    Started by mtnmyke, 03-01-2019 12:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  35. 2 frame or 5 frame nuc?

    Started by Jadeguppy, 04-22-2018 07:13 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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  36. Nothing but expanding

    Started by HBBF, 02-14-2018 10:49 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
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  37. Question Asking price for 4 frame deep nuc ???

    Started by spunky, 06-16-2018 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
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  38. fly back split questions

    Started by aran, 09-27-2018 04:32 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,670
    02-05-2019, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  39. Question on combining nuc with larger hive

    Started by gcolbert, 09-09-2018 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,842
    01-31-2019, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  40. Spring Plan to make NUCs and Honey

    Started by chiara, 02-28-2018 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 7,054
    11-16-2018, 04:29 AM Go to last post
  41. Timing on a new split

    Started by yonderbob, 08-25-2018 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-10-2018, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  42. Two deep early fall split?

    Started by Scout142, 09-05-2018 01:44 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-06-2018, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  43. Split is failing...

    Started by JackandPam'sPlace, 08-28-2018 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,149
    08-28-2018, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  44. Stingless bees in Thailand soft split

    Started by steveolevi, 07-13-2018 09:34 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-26-2018, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  45. Too late for making nucs in VA?

    Started by paulprop14, 08-21-2018 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,870
    08-21-2018, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  46. split gone bad - need advice

    Started by TJames, 08-11-2018 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-20-2018, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  47. Time to combine?

    Started by JimH845, 08-10-2018 10:34 AM
    combine hives, requeening
    • Replies: 6
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    08-17-2018, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  48. A couple of questions on combining

    Started by cconnell, 05-17-2018 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  49. 4/4 double nuc question

    Started by EzBz, 08-07-2018 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-07-2018, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  50. Can I cut out and move queen cell?

    Started by Grady Stanley, 07-28-2018 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-30-2018, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  51. Walk away split from single deep

    Started by SuiGeneris, 06-20-2018 05:41 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
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    07-27-2018, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  52. Making splits with caged queens

    Started by lifesosweet, 07-18-2018 09:58 AM
    queen cages, release, split
    • Replies: 6
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    07-26-2018, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  53. Can I move entire colony into a new hive box?

    Started by steveolevi, 07-21-2018 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,603
    07-22-2018, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  54. Making nucs in July?

    Started by StacieM, 07-12-2018 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-17-2018, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  55. "Flyback split"= "cutdown split"by a better name

    Started by Saltybee, 06-30-2018 06:28 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-10-2018, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  56. Think they'll make it?

    Started by FL_Ranger, 06-24-2018 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,990
    06-30-2018, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  57. Combining and moving in one step?

    Started by DeanCedar, 06-30-2018 06:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,302
    06-30-2018, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  58. Cloake Board Split in WI

    Started by RedBarn, 06-28-2018 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  59. Queen cells

    Started by Tibbigt, 06-22-2018 07:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-22-2018, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  60. Spring Split - Last light or Midday????

    Started by greathorned, 09-23-2014 06:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
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    06-21-2018, 07:05 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,354
    06-18-2018, 02:49 AM Go to last post
  61. Considering a Split

    Started by blamb61, 06-14-2018 07:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-15-2018, 07:22 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,077
    06-05-2018, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  62. Can I Combine With Super On?

    Started by Fivej, 06-04-2018 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-05-2018, 05:56 AM Go to last post
  63. Can I avoid a swarm without doing a split?

    Started by Jase7891, 06-04-2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-04-2018, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  64. Question From top bar nuc to extra-deep horizontal hive

    Started by Yunzow, 06-01-2018 09:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-01-2018, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  65. Splits

    Started by Marcus Yoder, 05-27-2018 05:07 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,037
    05-30-2018, 02:16 PM Go to last post

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