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    Re: Follow the roar

    I'm definitely keeping my day job. Made some big mistakes last year that I'm trying to correct this year. One of them was heavy predation from YJ's (added robbing screens) and not feeding enough to...
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    Re: Follow the roar

    ProSweet?
    I don't know what that is; I don't care either.[/QUOTE]

    ProSweet = already inverted, can go immediately to stores, less work, fattens bees.
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    Re: Follow the roar

    Impressive insect. Last thing- they look great btw. Orienting, defending their small entrance and taking 1:1. This queen is a freight train. Should I switch to 2:1 or ProSweet soon or keep it to...
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    Re: Follow the roar

    Got it. So here's the plan. I'm on the tail end of our dearth and beginning of goldenrod. Only about a pound and half of bees. Only feeding this hive. Just out of caution I'll keep the top...
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    Re: Follow the roar

    Just the top entrance is taped shut so they have the bottom entrance free and clear to move about and get air. I was PMing my mentor here and she said to limit the entrances to avoid reswarming and...
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    Follow the roar

    2nd year- on to a new set of problems. Came home for lunch and heard a roar overhead. Saw a freeway of bees leaving my yard and making their way into the forest. I followed them to a tree where...
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