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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I am helping my Dad move a hive 75mi that has one brood chamber and 5 supers that are full of honey. My Dad is concerned about separating the supers from the hive because there is no queen excluder on the hive and he is worried there will be brood in the supers and we will loose them when they...
  2. Bee Forum
    I'm a new (this is my second year) beekeeper in Central Portugal. I've looked at various methods for moving hives and I haven't seen this and wanted comments. Workers have a memory of the hive location that fades over time (let's say over 4 days). Could you move a hive in the evening, say 50...
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I had a very strong hive in a bad location. Two days ago I went to move it about fifty feet. When I got there it was in the process of swarming. Very impressive, I’d never seen that before. The swarm formed up on the ground near by and I was able to scoop them up and put them into a 10 frame...
  4. Bee Forum
    hi everybody, i work with langstroth beehive, last year i decide to not use queen excluder and therfore work as Unlimited Broodnest Management so after that colony grows in 3 boxes, the bees have moved all the brood nest from the first box to the second one,and the first box has become like a...
  5. Bee Forum
    I am about 18 months from retirement. We currently live in Northern Illinois a bit west of Chicago. We would like to retire to a smaller house on at least an acre of land. Do you have any recommendations for a part of the country (excluding Florida) that we could retire to, and keep 10-30 hives...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    I know it's supposed to move only three feet a day, so the girls can find their way back, but I'd like to speed up the process. (It's too close to my neighbor's driveway as is.) It seems like I could move them three feet at a time every twelve hours or so and they'd all find home. Actually, as...
  7. Bee Forum
    Just started beekeeping this spring, been at this location 7 years and never had crops next to us till this year.(soybean only 6 ft. away from hives) I've been all over the internet trying to learn . I found 1 mention about harvest dust. should I move all the girls before the pickers get...
  8. Bee Forum
    A friend of mine has a hive of bees that took up residence in box on the ground around 3 years ago and they want them removed. I don't want to see them destroyed so have told them I'll do it, i just need to work out how?! I was thinking of moving this box a small distance of 4 -5 meters and...
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