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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Hello everyone. I'm new on this forum. I need help determining whether my friend's hive is queenless. I checked it out today and found no brood, lots of bees, honey, nectar and some queen cells. I'm still relatively new at this, so I could use some help. I posted a video with the findings...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    So, when you're doing a hive inspection and drop a brood frame, how long until you can tell if you killed the queen? Asking for a friend.
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    i have a HTBH w/ an observation window i took out the double feeder yesterday night...the days have been sunny and warm and there are trees blooming everywhere...cherry, plum...etc i've read that listening to your bees is a great way to tell if they're happy or not...well my bees don't seem to...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I think the robbing is going to come to an end. Our flow is all ragweed, but I saw a bee come back to the hive this morning, her legs doubled in size by yellow pollen. I'm still feeding on an open feeder in the yard, but reducing the amounts. During the attacks, a fair number of bee bodies...
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