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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello everyone, My name is Guillaume Gingras. I am studying computer science at the University of Rimouski in Quebec, Canada. This year, we have considered the issue of finding the queen bee in a hive and decided to make an image recognition algorithm to ease the job of finding the queen bee...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    a coworker told me about a swarm of bees on the side of her house the night before. being late at night and concerned for her young children, her husband simply sprayed the swarm with a whole can of wasp killer and walked away. they hadn't seen any bee activity in their yard or on their house...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I did find some eggs (not many, but it's the first time I've actually seen them since I installed my box on June 23, because I'm apparently blind). There is a lot of capped brood, some larva in one frame, and what appears to be drone brood (though that must have been lain while the queen was...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I have always heard if your bees are carrying in pollen then a queen and or brood must be present. Is this a myth or a truth? The reason for this question is this post www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?267709-Should-I-be-worried. As you can see from the mentioned post the colony is...
  5. Bee Forum
    I am coming out of a long drought in my region. We had rain one day in the previous month and I continued to feed the girls on sugar syrup. I got more rain for a few days in this month. I am now seeing nectar in the hives. However in one hive the bees are loading nectar every where, in the brood...
  6. Bee Forum
    One of my hives decided to supercede they killed the old queen and I found her outside the hive. After that I did not find any brood for more than a month (I never can see eggs so I don't even look for them). I thought the hive is queenless. So two days ago I decided to go through all 20 deep...
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