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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    I basically did what you said before i saw your input. When the bees gathered outside the original box, i made the box and only put what was left in the tree which was two thin, long honey combs. ...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    Alright, well the crisis is averted it appears. The bees were busy when i got back and opened both boxes, but none were in the frames or building anything within the boxes at all.
    It appeared...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    I'm assuming the dimensions for the hive i bought are Langstroth, but they seem to vary a little, i am assuming the variance is attributed to the wood. For $50 per box for the commercial boxes, that...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    We still have some flowers here. I noticed a little bee activity around one of the hummingbird plants near the back door (i think there are three on the property). Just to bee sure though, i assume...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    Thanks to all that have replied.

    This story just seems to get more complicated and there isn't any examples of this anywhere on the net. The saga continues....

    So, i went out there and watched...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    The combs had quite a few closed cells and from my research, these are the larvae. I tried to not disturb those at all and just laid them against the pre-fab frames vertically in the box with the...
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    Re: a honeycomb i left for now

    Here is a picture of a honeycomb that i left out for now as it was in the tree:

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    Re: Emergency Averted I think

    Do you think i need to feed? The homeycombs had quite a bit of honey and that should feed them, right? I didn't take many pictures as i was dodging bees, but here are a few:

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    Emergency Averted I think

    Well, I misjudged, there was more honeycomb then I thought. It was about three frames worth that were full of honey and closed cell (larva I guess). I had devised a way to hang them, but since there...
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    Re: I'm in it now i guess, Emergency?

    Thanks for responding.

    I'm located in Texas, Houston area. The rain was from a cold front moving in, but it won't be freezing. Weatherman says Monday it may freeze, but whatever i am going to do...
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    I'm in it now i guess, Emergency?

    Hello all,

    Normally in a forum i like to research a little prior to posting, but i'm not sure how much time i have.

    Backstory:
    I noticed quite awhile back that i had a natural bee nest in a...
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