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  1. Bee Forum
    Was into one of my bigger hives yesterday and saw LOTS of drone capped brood. It is June 19 in East Texas - isn't that a bit late ?? There was very little fresh worker capped brood scattered around the hive - and 3 full older frames of worker capped brood. The drone capped brood cells were...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I recently lost my queen, but did find a couple queen cells. I'm wanting to give the new queen a chance, but it's been a week or more since she hatched and I haven't seen any eggs yet, but do have some capped brood left. How long should I wait before I resort to requeening? Thanks in advance.
  3. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Hello all, I have one hive (two deep with two shallow supers [one almost filled]) and it appears my Carniolan queen that came with my package bees back in April has died or left the hive. The hive is bustling and filled with bees and capped brood but no eggs. All the open cells are filled with...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Here are some photos of our week two hive inspections. The dandelions are thick in the area and I imagine that's why everything is a brilliant yellow. Eggs Capped Brood Queen Here's a short clip of the queen walking around a frame.
  5. Beekeeping 101
    I received a package 30 days ago and weather in Northwest Arkansas has varied considerably from warm to freezing and warm again. Looks like snow for tomorrow. Beautiful foundation and foundation less combs are drawn out but I don't see any capped brood. Plenty of honey. Bees seem very calm...