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  1. Diseases and Pests
    So last year I lost a hive to absconding. I have heard it is sometimes best to save the old comb for future hives. My hive has no live bees in it, but it does have 4 frames of brood. Well now the brood is all dead obviously. It is giving off a pretty awful smell. I am wondering if the smell is...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello! New beekeeper here. I have a question that I can't seem to find the answer for in my searches of the internet and hoping someone here can help. We had a hive abandoned last year after the harvest. There was some leftover capped brood which is still there. We are planning on reusing...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I’ve just lost a single deep hive to starvation from being robbed out. Forgot To reduce the entrance on this one! Dumb!!! 2 frames have a number of dead bees in the cells still, butt out, and several cells of capped brood that is all dead as well. I put them in the freezer for 24 hours and now...
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