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  1. Bee Forum
    Late season here in uk - almost honey crop time. Notice small amount of drone brood ( from healthy laying queens ) still appearing in several hives. Why are the bees still making drones so late in the season?
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I have a colony ( with a new and well laying queen) which is suddenly producing a lot of drone brood. Why produce drones so late in the season?
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi all! I am a new, Maryland bee keeper. I have 1 hive in a shady/more wooded area in Baltimore... I went from a 5-8K nuc in early August to a now, 30,000+ strong (and this last week feisty!) colony... Not to be an alarmist- as I recognize that the queen needn't be seen every inspection--...
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