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    I think running test hives is the best way to...

    I think running test hives is the best way to attempt this hands off approach. Like a few others said, inspections help catch problems early so they can be corrected. Also these hives would be more...
  2. Thread: Late season swarm

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    This is a National Geographic sized swarm! Glad...

    This is a National Geographic sized swarm! Glad you have someone to share your bees with 😁
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    Glad to hear you found her! I’m wondering if...

    Glad to hear you found her! I’m wondering if your queen may have stopped laying due to nectar dearth. Is anything blooming in your area? We are having a nice fall flow here in NE Fl (hopefully...
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    I second that. Thanks for the tips Ryan

    I second that. Thanks for the tips Ryan
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    I close the hives because I move them about 75 ft...

    I close the hives because I move them about 75 ft and don’t want to lose those brave bees that go out looking for their old hive location.. it could be an over reaction, but I close my hive with...
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    I am right there with you Steve, but am a bit...

    I am right there with you Steve, but am a bit farther north in Jax. Here is my plan of attack for all storms: i place a pallet on top of cinder blocks in an area that has as much protection from...
  7. Thread: Why did they die?

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    Oops, I misread the length of time they were...

    Oops, I misread the length of time they were isolated. Being as it was only one day my guess was the temp.
  8. Thread: Why did they die?

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    Sorry to hear of your loss. My vote is the...

    Sorry to hear of your loss. My vote is the amount of time the queen was isolated. She would be vulnerable for that long with only a few helpers to keep her warm/fed/clean etc.
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    Happy to hear everything worked out👍

    Happy to hear everything worked out👍
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    Are the bees closely inspecting the old nucs from...

    Are the bees closely inspecting the old nucs from every angle or do they seem to go straight for the entrance?

    These are most likely scouts, but their behavior around the box will help you...
  11. I tried this for the first time last year. My...

    I tried this for the first time last year. My hives didn’t seem to have any issue removing it from the super.
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    I vote for 2 double deeps for your brood nest if...

    I vote for 2 double deeps for your brood nest if you won’t be moving your hives often. Like other beeks have already mentioned, it’s easier to stick to one size box since it gives you more...
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    Used/ empty bee packages

    Good morning everyone,
    Does anyone know where I could purchase empty bee shipping containers? I would like to purchase online or from a fellow beek preferably. Looking for 5 to start. Any ideas...
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    Sounds like a good plan to me, I’ll head out...

    Sounds like a good plan to me, I’ll head out there now
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    Hmm good point. What would you recommend? ...

    Hmm good point. What would you recommend? Moving the hive 3’ per day? Or moving them tonight? The bee yard is about 30’ from where the hive sits now. And also worth noting, I have the hive...
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    North florida swarm 9/22

    Good morning all, I am new to the forum but have been beekeeping for a little over a year. Need some help if anyone has any advice. I have Russin bees and experienced a large swarm yesterday. I...
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