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    Re: Newbie super questions - advice appreciated

    Ok, i am going to grab some empty supers from one and switch with drawn but not capped. Maybe this'll get the lazy hive to store honey and it'll give other hive some space.

    Please let me know if...
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    Newbie super questions - advice appreciated

    Two hives. Both got through winter, in double deeps fairly full.

    1) One hive is really filling out a super and one is not. Can i just get frames from industrious hive and put into lazy hive. Will...
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    Re: Newbie question about super

    No no excluder.
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    Re: Newbie question about super

    Bump
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    Newbie question about super

    I live in Cincinnati ohio and I've got two hives both in two deep boxes fairly full. This year i have open the top box and removed all the burr comb. I noted varroa and used MAQS. The bees must have...
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    Re: varroa question. NEED HELP

    Really interesting. I have not heard of this before.
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    Re: varroa question. NEED HELP

    thanks for great advice.
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    Re: varroa question. NEED HELP

    i am a little nervous about mite away quick strips. i have used OA dribble. Any chance this is ok for now (spring).
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    varroa question. NEED HELP

    OK, i am a newbie and my two hives made it through the winter. we live in cincinnati ohio and we are still a few weeks from nectar flow. I was going through the hive for the first time this year and...
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    Re: Advice on bee suits

    Super great advice. I like to get some other opinions......keep em coming.
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    Advice on bee suits

    Ok, I think hive will make it through winter. I actually need to buy a bee suit for myself and son. Money is not really a big concern. Great protection as 10 yo is a bit scared still at top of list. ...
  12. Thread: Newbie question

    by Ucmd
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    Re: Newbie question

    You are correct and I misspoke. They are not filled with brood, just the cluster in both hives nearly fills two deeps. I am pretty sure I will need to split to keep from swarming.

    Is it possible...
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    Re: Newbie question

    It sounds like I'm going to be expanding no matter what
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    Re: Newbie question

    I kinds get the sense that something will fail and if all goes well I gotta split or allow swarm. I could got to three hives and see how things go.
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    Newbie question

    I have two hives that I am wintering in Cincinnati. They are both in two deep boxes fairly packed with brood, honey etc. This is their first winter.

    I really don't want more than two hives. Three...
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    Newbie questions for winter prep

    OK,

    This is my first post. I started with one hive last year and they starved in the spring. Got two new packages and started one hive with drawn comb.
    Currently, two hives in two deep/10...
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