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  1. Bee Forum
    Good afternoon, need some advice here. I'll start from the beginning. I'm in my 2nd year and purchased a 3 lb package March 16. I lost my first two hives over the winter. Things seemed to go well at first but yesterday I finally came to the conclusion I had laying workers, multiples eggs in...
  2. Bee Forum
    Ok. So I had a very small 2 frame nuc with a newly mated queen and a very low density of bees. I needed to combine one of my other hives and after doing so I decided to put that baby nuc on the stand of that hive I removed to help boost their numbers with all of the foragers coming back. When...
  3. Splits/Combines
    Hello. I made up 3 nuc splits Sunday a week ago in preparation of receiving some new VSH queens I'd ordered on Thursday. The queens were sent out and I received them on Wednesday and all 3 queens looked well. I placed them, in their cages into the nucs Wednesday am and quickly received what...
  4. Bee Forum
    I installed a package Sat. evening of very aggressive bees on fully drawn comb with plenty of capped honey & a lot of pollen. The feeder can was empty and they had built a small amount of comb around the queen cage. Since they were so hot I just hung her in the middle and did not release her...
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