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  1. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Good afternoon guys, I am very very new to beekeeping, have read some, studied other times, and its been a long time coming. I've wanted to be involved in bee husbandry for many years and I'm really looking for some experienced advice. Currently I'm building two top bar hives on my 5 acres of...
  2. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Hi all, I did my first cut out and never saw the queen. The bees did not stay with the brood from their hive, that brood died and now the hive is weak and I suspect its queenless. The hive was especially mild during the cut out. After returning to the cut out location I found a little bit of...