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  1. Welcome Forum
    Hello all. I am a new beekeeper. I have two hives. I believe one hive has lost its queen. Lots of honey and pollen. No sign of eggs or larva for at least 10 days. Should I order a new queen or wait and see what happens?
  2. Bee Forum
    Order for package of Carniolans did not go well. Lost or misplaced by USPS and arrived seven days from shipping. Syrup can empty, layer of dead bees on floor of cage. We immediately put them in the hive, which was a recycled hive with comb, and opened up the queen cage too, figuring that the...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello everyone, This is my first year as a beekeeper and so far I love it. However, I am having trouble determining if my queen is present or not and was hoping someone could help me out. Ok, I hived my bees a little over 3 weeks ago. However, due to my inexperience and excitement when...
  4. Bee Forum
    This is a two day story... | |Well, the first day, at 1 o'clock, a man who works for a removal company called me up and told me that they had bees for me. He takes them out of his truck in a small cardboard box, like one might be used for a TV remote. We bring them to my side yard to...
  5. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I checked my bees last week and there were plenty of eggs, plenty of larvae...don't actually see the queen very often with everybody around, but I know she's been busy. Yesterday there were NO eggs at all in either hive. Should I assume that I've lost both my queens, or give them a few days...I...
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