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  1. Bee Forum
    Ok, so I did some splits on 4/3 and this weather hasn't really been ideal for inspecting. Lots of wind, cool days, etc. I did my math and hopefully during the mating flight period my virgins were able to get out, mate and make it back safe in the hive. I am hoping to check this weekend for...
  2. Bee Forum
    My bees have began to cluster underneath the box inside of the planks of the pallet it is sitting on. I just got the bees as a cutout from yesterday, and putting them in the box got a bit messy. A ton of bees were on the grass around it during the transfer. They keep clustering around the pallet...
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I'm not sure if this belongs in a different category, but since I smell it with my caught hive, I wonder if it has something to do with being caught or moved. So, here it goes: Late afternoon yesterday, I did my first cut-out. I'm very new at all off this and am pretty much flying by the seat...
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