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  1. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I have a hive that has been queenless for over a month. We split it because they had multiple queen cells. This was the end of March. We had several cold spells about the time the queen would have been mating so we think she died. There was zero brood in the hive. We couldn't get a queen until...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    On July 20th 2016 I noticed one of my hives had no new eggs, larvae or capped brood even though the queen was still present in the hive. Well over 30 days prior was the last time she laid so it wasn't weather related. I ordered a new queen for the hive. On the 24th of July I killed the existing...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello all, I'm a first year beekeeper and just installed my first hive of bees into a brand new hive in my backyard a few weeks ago. Everything has been going great: The queen was accepted, the bees have been foraging, and there have been pollen, eggs, larva, and capped brood located on about...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hi there. I had to replace the queen in my 3# package less than a week after installing as the bees killed the original queen. I installed a new queen last Thursday. Poked a hole in the candy end, hung the cage between bars 5 & 6 with candy end up. Today when I checked on her, there was not...
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