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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Below, I have summarized the steps to make a split or new nuc into outline form, for future reference. There is SO much information and SO many opinions about the "best" way, that I've been trying to reduce steps down to the simplest version to make it less overwhelming and easier to remember...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    On Tuesday last week I put a frame of eggs into a 'queenless colony'.Today (5 days later), the bees have not started any emergency cells - does this mean there is a queen which I have missed in the colony already?
  3. Beekeeping 101
    So I Installed 2 3lb of Italians on March 31st. Checked them April 6th Queens where released and eggs where present. Checked hives on April 10th and one of the hive had 6 to 8 Emergency Cells and was unable to locate Queen! 2 cells where capped and the rest were on there way so I think. I am...
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