Beesource Beekeeping Forums banner

new hive issues

  1. Welcome Forum
    I have been bating an empty hive box for 3 years now, I have a feeder inside and the bees have been feeding all this time. 5-1-18 they swarmed in and I was there to see it, (awesome sight) however my feeder is still in there displacing 8 of 10 top combs, I have a 3 stack hive, would it be to...
  2. Bee Forum
    I have a new hive. I got a nuc on April 15 and set up my hive. It has been cold and rainy here so I haven't had a chance to open the hive and check on the bees. I have been feeding them sugar water and noticed bees coming and going out of the hive. Today, I found 4 dead bees at the entrance...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Hi, This is my first hive. I installed my package on Monday evening so I haven't even been able to open things up to inspect the queen cage or check for comb or the levels on the feeder in the empty second hive body. I go out several times a day to observe the bees' behavior and up until...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    New hive and queen cups/swarm cells I am a new beek and I started two hives 5 weeks ago. Everything has been going fine, until today. I inspected them today and found that one hive has several queen cups. The cups are not frosted, nor did I see eggs or larva in them. The hive has ten bars of...
Top