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  1. Beekeeping 101
    My first Palmer style double NUC (4 over 4) just lost one of it queens over the last week, the other queen seems to be very productive. What is the best course of action to prevent losing the nuc? The NUCs were stared in the middle of July. Each has 5 frames of bees, 4 frames of brood and 1...
  2. Bee Forum
    Have a hive I think is queenless - but they keep giving me mixed signals. I got a queen to re-queen them. But they ignored her. OK, maybe they aren't queenless I thought. Today they are a lot on the landing milling around looking confused. Too late - this morning I put the new queen in her...
  3. Bee Forum
    So a very generous beekeeper has given me, free I should add, a mated queen and a frame of her offspring. The frame is a bonus but I haven't done a full inspection on it yet. Quick glance indicates some capped brood, pollen and honey stores. After getting home tonight, I added some loose pollen...
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