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    Re: How soon can I introduce new queen

    I didnít think of the bank queen. May do that.
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    Re: How soon can I introduce new queen

    Iím not familiar with newspaper way, but researched and it sounds like I would leave my resource Nuc on hive. Iím wanting my resource to requeen itself when I take queen away. Should have taken...
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    Re: How soon can I introduce new queen

    Had issues with mites in the summer and has been up and down ever since. Brood pattern is a bit spotty. The queen herself just moves sluggishly. I reckon it could be ok, but I’m still new and just...
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    How soon can I introduce new queen

    I have a hive that just doesnít seem right. If I kill the queen, how soon can I introduce a mated caged queen from one of my resource Nucs?
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    Too Cool Outside For a Cutout?

    Iím wanting to do a cutout on my buddies old farmhouse this weekend. High is 55 and sunny Saturday. I know the bees would be fine, but what about brood in that temp in the open air?
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    Can you extract wild honey comb?

    Have a hive Iím going to cut out of a barn. Has quite a bit of honey. Can that comb spin or does it have to be crushed?
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    Re: Too early to split?

    Made a split here yesterday after seeing a few drones running around the hive
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    Earliest I can make a split?

    I have a huge hive that I donít want to swarm. Iím in Kosciusko, MS. Whatís the earliest I can split?
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    Re: Winter feeding and excess stores

    Excess is a deep of honey with some mixed in backfill in some of the brood chamber.
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    Winter feeding and excess stores

    I left a good deal of goldenrod on my hives for winter and also fed 2:1 syrup. When checking my hives yesterday, they are plenty heavy with stores which seems to be a good problem to have. My...
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    Re: Why do Beeks stack supers so high?

    Love all the replies. I didn’t think of the waiting on honey to cap part. I’m only in my 2nd year, do if more than 1 super is full and capped, it’s gettting robbed. I’m sure things will change as...
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    Why do Beeks stack supers so high?

    I havenít been in this long enough to know, but I see pics/videos of Beeks stacking supers 5, 7, 8 high from a ladder. Why not just harvest a few of those supers to make things easier?
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    Clarification on Homemade HBH recipe

    This seems to be the most popular recipe posted by Alpha6 when I do a search. The confusing part to me is in the description he says you will have 4-4.45 gallons of feed ready to go. Is this a...
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    Wintering a Nuc

    I have a swarm I caught back in the Spring that Iíve struggled with. Went from losing Queen, to a laying working, and now with a strong Queen/Hive. 5 frames with lots of capped brood and soon to be...
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    Getting the most out of 1st Fall flow

    I currently have 2 double deeps with a deep super on each full of capped sugar syrup. Iím told that goldenrod in my area starts late September and into October. Iím sure until then, a good deal of...
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    Re: Is capped sugar syrup useful to a hive?

    When you say you save it, do you put the frames in the freezer or just store in a box somewhere?
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    Re: Is my hive about to swarm?

    The backfill is sugar syrup I had been feeding to get them to draw the supers out. The nest has capped brood in center of frames. I’m no longer feeding. Currently in a dearth in this area, but...
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    Is my hive about to swarm?

    I was unable to find my marked queen on 1 of my hives yesterday. Itís 2 deeps full of bees with a deep super almost completely filled. The bees were super calm as I went through and although there...
  19. Re: For those that treat; when do you start?

    What about my honey supers that I’m leaving for bees? As stated in a previous thread I have a lot of capped sugar syrup. Is is ok to treat with those on and later use those frames for my own honey...
  20. For those that treat; when do you start?

    Location Mississippi. Was planning on treating at some point and was curious when those of you in the South start? I have a vaporizer and the OA. How many consecutive weeks do you treat?
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    Re: Is capped sugar syrup useful to a hive?

    Thanks for some clearing up. I was getting the impression in some literature that it was a bad thing.
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    Is capped sugar syrup useful to a hive?

    For those that feed; when there is some back filling, is the sugar syrup beneficial to a hive for getting through winter? Yes, I know that true honey would be superior, but I hate to waste capped...
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    Re: First year Honey Management

    Thanks for input. Just when I think I got things together they throw me a curveball.
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    Re: First year Honey Management

    My hives are in Kosciusko
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    First year Honey Management

    I have 2 strong hives in double deeps, but when I went to Super, the girls just were not interested in moving up. After leaving for a few weeks, I decided to start feeding in order to at least get...
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