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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello, I only had two hives wintering this year. And unfortunately, my bees didn't survive. Apparently, blinded by my last year's success of all of my 3 hives surviving, I did a sloppy winterizing job. Now I am left with about 12 fully capped frames of honey and some of the "rest" -...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hello all, I always turn to Bee Source for advice because I'm always second-guessing myself and the wisdom here is so wonderful. Today I'm starting over - had lost a few hives over winter, and had one abscond in October- there was some animal just bugging the crap out of it. Anyway, I have...
  3. Bee Forum
    I have old brood boxes and brood frames that are in need of replacement, but I am not sure how to go about it. Is replacing the old brood box as easy as just taking the brood frames out of one box and then putting them into the new? I know when replacing brood frames that the process is a...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I recently moved onto a farm in Oregon, where I work for my camper space. I plan on starting 2 new hives on the farm this spring with nucs from Old Sol a few towns away. However this has little to do with my question. The previous owner of the farm had hives up in a bear stand that has since...
  5. Bee Forum
    Hi all...I have some super frames from a hive that absconded...it had capped brood and some honey, nectar. I want to reuse. I scraped off the capped brood and have not been able to take off all of the "remains" of the now decomposing brood. Decomposing...not foulsmelling. I thought I saw...
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