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    Re: When can you harvest honey

    So I think now my bees are ALIVE!!!! I am not 100% sure. I know you loose some bees. So when I opened up my hive on that last nice 50 degree days we had(the top box is what I took off)and seen...
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    Re: When can you harvest honey

    No I never used any medicated anything on my bees. I think I will keep some of the honey from one hive and collect the honey from the other hive. I am just not sure how the moisture would have...
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    When can you harvest honey

    So I went down today and opened up my 2 hives figuring it was 50 some degrees out. My hives had moisture in them....
    No Bees were moving at all. So I guess they are all dead!! Very...
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    Re: 8 Frame hives

    The Vertical side walls on the Nucs are 9 5/8" So I should get 9 1/8" Frames to go in them correct

    Secondly, my 8 Frame Medium Hives that I purchased from my bee guy, all came with 6 1/8" Frames....
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    8 Frame hives

    I have a question, When I first started out with beek last year. I started out with 2- 8 Frame Medium hives. I guess they are more of the garden type hives. All my Frames in each box wether they...
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    5 Frame Nucs

    We are hoping to split the 2 hives we have, so we made a couple 5 Frame Nucs Just need to get a coat of paint on them, and we will be all set. 1617616177
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    Re: What is the purpose of a Nuc

    Well today we built a couple 5 Frame Nucs, they still need a coat of paint, but we are hoping to split the hives we have from last year. We will need to build one more complete hive for this year,...
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    Michigan

    MICHIGAN

    www.law.msu.edu/clinics/food/LegBee.pdf
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    What is the purpose of a Nuc

    I am new to beek. Quick question, what is the purpose of a Nuc?
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    Re: So excited

    Glad to hear your bees are still alive. I will not know about my bees until Mid March. Our high today was 38
    :)
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    Re: New to Beek from Michigan

    Thank you, I feel I will learn a lot for this sight and talking amongst other bee keepers.

    My hives are two different hives completely. Hive A is doing very well. Where hive E is not as good....
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    Can Honey go bad

    I left all the Honey in my hives last year hoping that my bees will make it through the winter.
    Can the honey go bad. I am a first year beek here
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    New to Beek from Michigan

    I started Beek last year. We have 2 hives, hoping they make it though the winter. Went down yesterday to look at the hives and had 1 bee on the ground outside of the hive. Set him back on the...
  14. Re: 1st time Bee keepers here, excited to Bee here from Fenton, MI.

    So my Bees are building the comb in the second hive rather then the bottom hive body. Can I just switch them around and put the one they are building comb in now on the bottom and vis versa?
  15. Re: 1st time Bee keepers here, excited to Bee here from Fenton, MI.

    When is a good time to add another hive body. I started out with 2 Med Hive Body's I am working with an 8 Frame Bee Hives
    I think with all the rain we have been getting I should wait at least...
  16. 1st time Bee keepers here, excited to Bee here from Fenton, MI.

    So we are all new to beekeeping, The 2 hives we have are an 8 Frame, Not really any deep hive body's, all the same size, (medium box's) 5 high. The bottom three will be for the bees, and we will...
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