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  1. Bee Forum
    I have never seen this before. I scrapped the caps off of a similar frame and found no larvae of any kind. Has any one else seen this? Alex
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi all, I couple of questions from you experienced beekeepers. The summer and bloom here in Nova Scotia started rather late, consequently I received my Nucs the first week of June only. At present they have been really slow at drawing out comb. In fact the better of the two hives has only...
  3. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    Hello, I just caught my first wild hive about three weeks ago. I checked in on them today and they are building our comb and there is some honey too. I noticed quite a bit of an orange pasty looking stuff in the bottom of a bunch of the comb. I raked it with my tool and it was pasty like wet...
  4. Bee Forum
    When you allow the bees to build comb in foundationless frames you'll find that they build mainly worker size comb in the brood nest and mainly drone size comb outside the brood nest where it's used for honey storage for the majority of the year. This is especially noticeable in a horizontal...
  5. Bee Forum
    Hello, I inspected a hive yesterday and was looking at the new Deep I added on the top a month ago. I wish I had taken pictures but I made an image to explain what I saw. The deep had 10 frames, wood with plastic foundation. The bees built the comb at a 90 degree angle to the foundation...
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