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  1. Bee Forum
    What would be a good reason that out of 9 double deeps only one is storing honey in the honey supers? Lots of bees, but maybe i put on a 2nd deep too soon.
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi All, I have six hives divided 3/3 in two locals on my farm. Three are gang busters full of honey brood and pollen but on the other side of my property 2km away, the other three are loaded with bees but two are practically empty of pollen and honey. The third has a full deep of honey (these...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello. I can’t find a thread on this topic, so I need to get some advice. I’m a new beekeeper, and one of my new package hives swarmed 2 weeks ago (Carniolans). I had two deeps on and had just put a honey super on, pulled their feeder, and thought all was well. Then they swarmed later that...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I have had a rough start to this hobby. Last year( early spring) was my 1st, and a few weeks after acquiring a healthy hive a bear tore through it causing them to swarm. Then in late summer of 2012 a spontaneous swarm took shelter in my hive and actually made it through the winter. They are very...
  5. Bee Forum
    My husband and I are newish to beekeeping (we work alongside a family member with 40+ years of experience)...Two weeks ago, we had two hives that looked to have about 60 lbs of honey in each of them. We decided to harvest after our family member got back from vacation. It's now been two weeks...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    One of my hives was struggling this spring so I requeened it. During the summer its numbers never really grew as large as I wanted, but I always found brood and eggs along with honey stores. I checked the hive a month ago and I knew it didn't have enough honey for the winter, but I went out...
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