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  1. Bee Forum
    Have a swarm that was sprayed before it moved into my trap. You couldn't tell there was a problem when you saw them going into the trap. The morning of day 3 they were moved into a hive. There has been major bee loss. The loss is not much as of yesterday. At least some of the bees...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I recently was given a truckload of bee supers, frames etc. Everything for multiple hives. The person had the hives and in a move lost most of the bees or they died off, not sure but it looks like he stored the hives, comb, honey and all in storage buildings for the past 4 years. They are...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Hi Everyone, So last winter I lost a couple hives due to bees getting stuck in the top of the hive during a deep freeze while there was ample food in the bottom super. It seemed that dead bees had blocked most of the passage ways down to the bottom super. Also there are always a pile of dead...
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