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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I'm trying to move my bees to small-cell comb and added some into the brood nest this weekend. A few hours after, I noticed considerably more bees than usual doing orientation flights. Does rearranging their comb cause them to reorient?
  2. Bee Forum
    Above is a short video I made yesterday to show the bees flying around the hive. I'm really anxious to get inside this hive and see how they're doing, but up till now, it's been too cold and/or windy, so I don't want to chill any brood.
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Looking at one of my hives yesterday, there were lots of orientation flights going on. The other hive was relatively quiet. Why? Let me give some details. It was a warm, sunny day. The busy hive holds a swarm that I captured 9 days ago. It is a TBH. They have been building comb like...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Looking at one of my hives, there were lots of orientation flights going on yesterday. The other hive was relatively quiet. Why? Let me give some details. The busy hive holds a swarm that I captured 9 days ago. It is a TBH. They have been building comb like crazy, but there is obviously no...
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