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  1. Bee Forum
    Dear all, we are experiencing in northern Mexico the worst season of the year, there is no pollen or nectar available. Some queens have stopped laying. I would like to boost them with pollen patties. Some eat them and reactivate laying but some just don't like the patties. How can I stimulate /...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I have a small/light colony in a hive with a laying queen but had an early set back due to my inexperience. Next to that hive is a strong/heavy colony in a hive with a good queen that got off to a better start. It was suggested to me by an "old timer" to simply switch the 2 hives during the...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi all and thanks in advance... I am mentoring a student beekeeper, but she has come across a problem that I need assistance solving. She has a hive that was started from a nuc this year, she waited too long to put a second brood box on, they got crowded and swarmed the 1st of June. I visited...
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