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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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    07-23-2019, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  1. Splits failing plz help

    Started by Jadeguppy, 09-30-2017 01:21 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 76
    • Views: 26,392
    10-19-2017, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  2. snelgrove board qs again

    Started by aran, 02-21-2018 02:46 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 13,357
    05-10-2018, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  3. Reverse queen splits

    Started by Alram, 06-08-2019 09:34 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    06-13-2019, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  4. 2 frame or 5 frame nuc?

    Started by Jadeguppy, 04-22-2018 07:13 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 13,742
    02-25-2019, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Splitting and not moving new hive

    Started by Katharina, 01-29-2012 09:52 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 14,703
    02-01-2012, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  6. Spring Split - Last light or Midday????

    Started by greathorned, 09-23-2014 06:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 36,558
    06-21-2018, 07:05 AM Go to last post
  7. Wanting to split

    Started by Jadeguppy, 08-23-2017 07:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 13,697
    09-25-2017, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  8. Just open hive from winter...I need to split.

    Started by jcummins, 03-25-2017 10:58 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,270
    05-09-2017, 06:53 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Views: 4,633
    04-16-2019, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  10. Made my first OTS split tonight.

    Started by thehackleguy, 05-28-2015 07:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,802
    03-25-2016, 05:08 AM Go to last post
  11. Swarm Control Split - Need Advice Tonight Please

    Started by nediver, 04-26-2017 05:54 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,735
    05-16-2017, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  12. Vertical split with Queen Excluder: 0 for 2

    Started by Apisherder, 05-16-2017 01:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 8,703
    02-12-2018, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  13. Poll Poll: Statistic pole for walk away splits

    Started by Acebird, 02-15-2012 07:06 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 5,056
    02-17-2012, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  14. Question How to do a Taranov split w/ top hive entrance

    Started by marcos bees, 06-06-2016 08:20 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 3,980
    06-07-2016, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  15. Walk away split from single deep

    Started by SuiGeneris, 06-20-2018 05:41 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 8,931
    07-27-2018, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  16. Snelgrove Method 2 (Modified)

    Started by psm1212, 03-19-2018 01:57 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    05-26-2018, 05:34 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,355
    08-23-2009, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  17. Walk away Splits

    Started by lowhog, 04-22-2016 08:55 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    06-05-2016, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  18. Should I wait to see drones before I split?

    Started by philip.devos, 04-17-2018 12:02 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    05-22-2018, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  19. distance when splitting a hive

    Started by gswartz, 03-20-2016 07:16 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    03-23-2016, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  20. Tips for successfully splitting and multiplying

    Started by jcolon, 03-30-2017 08:09 AM
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    • Replies: 21
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    04-03-2017, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  21. Question on Splitting/Finding the Queen

    Started by ScipioUSA, 05-19-2015 03:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,005
    06-21-2015, 06:53 AM Go to last post
  22. Splits vs Grafting for increase?

    Started by bentonkb, 07-09-2016 06:23 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,833
    07-10-2016, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  23. Nothing but expanding

    Started by HBBF, 02-14-2018 10:49 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,533
    02-16-2019, 05:24 AM Go to last post
  24. Few questions on my splits please, need advice

    Started by Coach62, 05-30-2016 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,773
    06-03-2016, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  25. Vertical Split question

    Started by blackandtan, 03-15-2016 08:35 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    12-29-2017, 10:20 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,029
    07-14-2019, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  26. making a split with a purchased queen

    Started by northernpike, 07-01-2014 05:08 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,571
    07-11-2014, 06:43 AM Go to last post
  27. Making splits in August......

    Started by Brad Bee, 08-04-2017 12:19 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 8,713
    08-16-2017, 07:07 PM Go to last post
  28. No Luck With Splits

    Started by bluescorpion, 04-26-2015 04:45 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 4,511
    04-29-2015, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  29. Is it to late for splits

    Started by Jake Owens, 07-12-2016 06:01 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,718
    07-14-2016, 01:02 AM Go to last post
  30. Walk-away split question

    Started by beewitched, 10-10-2014 09:26 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,500
    10-11-2014, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  31. Fly back split ----- can't find the thread

    Started by Brad Bee, 04-01-2017 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    05-21-2017, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  32. Drifting problem with new splits, new location

    Started by cbay, 08-01-2017 07:10 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,895
    08-05-2017, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  33. How to properly split 1 hive into 2

    Started by ABK, 06-10-2017 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,665
    07-02-2017, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  34. Swarm cells and split timing

    Started by Terry C, 04-05-2015 05:21 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,473
    04-07-2015, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  35. Uniting Hives

    Started by whitebark, 07-28-2017 08:02 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    08-02-2017, 12:24 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,160
    04-28-2017, 07:14 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 3,227
    07-31-2017, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  36. supercedure cell in split

    Started by spreerider, 06-11-2014 08:39 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    07-05-2014, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  37. Vertical split- now what

    Started by Scitfrostbite, 05-14-2017 03:00 PM
    snelgrove, splits
    • Replies: 16
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    05-22-2017, 07:45 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 4,080
    05-03-2015, 11:40 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,806
    04-18-2017, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  38. Split Gone Wrong?

    Started by dharmaworker, 03-28-2017 07:21 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    03-28-2017, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  39. Sorry, lame split question.

    Started by Gilligan, 03-16-2015 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    03-20-2015, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  40. Splitting for increase

    Started by McSpadden, 03-03-2009 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    03-05-2009, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  41. Spring Plan to make NUCs and Honey

    Started by chiara, 02-28-2018 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 7,269
    11-16-2018, 04:29 AM Go to last post
  42. Shooting from the hip....emergency split

    Started by Aroc, 06-21-2017 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    07-22-2017, 08:42 AM Go to last post
  43. Timing of a split, when is it best?

    Started by michkel, 04-27-2015 01:02 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,472
    04-30-2015, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  44. Must Find Queen for Vertical Split?

    Started by mooboy, 01-14-2018 06:29 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 8,336
    02-01-2018, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  45. Advice on splitting hive

    Started by dharmaworker, 03-18-2017 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,871
    03-27-2017, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  46. How soon can you split a nuc/package

    Started by ifixoldhouses, 05-24-2019 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    06-06-2019, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  47. 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
  48. 34 days after split and no eggs.

    Started by subsonic, 05-05-2017 04:30 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    05-06-2017, 09:03 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,435
    06-03-2017, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  49. Combining to save my hive

    Started by disc999golfer999, 07-21-2014 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    08-02-2014, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  50. My splits looking bad, any ideas?

    Started by Camel413, 05-23-2016 03:38 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    05-24-2016, 08:22 PM Go to last post
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    03-12-2016, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  51. Aggressive Hive

    Started by bhammer, 05-19-2019 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    05-20-2019, 03:47 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,610
    06-02-2017, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  52. need advice saving my split

    Started by south MS rookie, 05-26-2015 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    05-28-2015, 02:31 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,110
    05-19-2015, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  53. Splitting vs just adding a new box

    Started by Tilopa, 02-28-2015 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    05-07-2015, 06:11 AM Go to last post
  54. Summer Splits in Tennessee

    Started by TalonRedding, 07-24-2014 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-27-2014, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  55. Does honey production get affected by a split

    Started by Tibbigt, 02-20-2018 12:13 PM
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    02-24-2018, 05:40 AM Go to last post
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    07-13-2017, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  56. Split before harvest?

    Started by jcolon, 06-13-2016 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,601
    06-13-2016, 03:07 PM Go to last post
  57. "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
  58. Question Asking price for 4 frame deep nuc ???

    Started by spunky, 06-16-2018 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-08-2019, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  59. Question regarding even split

    Started by Ian G, 04-08-2015 09:33 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    04-20-2015, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  60. Using two queen hives for more efficient splits

    Started by Pondulinus, 07-06-2016 01:06 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-10-2016, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  61. Splits

    Started by Marcus Yoder, 05-27-2018 05:07 AM
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    05-30-2018, 02:16 PM Go to last post
  62. How far to take the bees after a split?

    Started by Wild Honey, 04-10-2015 11:41 PM
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    04-13-2015, 08:14 AM Go to last post
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    03-15-2017, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  63. A walk away split

    Started by $Simpleman76, 03-08-2012 06:15 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,900
    03-13-2012, 12:17 AM Go to last post

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