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  1. Bee Forum
    The whole situation is odd anyway. Small swarm moved in underneath floor of wood shop late summer - about 16" off ground. Been trying to keep them going to move them come spring. Have 3 holes in floor 1/2" that they can come up to get sugar syrup or work on sugar brick. That area is covered...
  2. Welcome Forum
    I rescued a hive today (my 1st). It was a rough rescue. Used a bee vac but comb was way deep and hard to get at. Don't know if I got the queen. Have 7-8 frames of comb with brood and honey. When I put the lid on and placed it on the base lots of bees came out and made a small swarm on the top of...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello. i am new to beekeeping and am setting up in an old (12+ years) abandoned yard. i am cleaning up the old rotten hives and one has a colony in it. i tried to see if there was a queen but the frames were falling apart when i tried to pull them out. Everything is really stuck together and...
  4. Bee Forum
    I helped start 5 hives a few weeks ago to learn about bees, I have wanted a hive for years. So afterwords I did some checking and found a feral hive in a nearby city that was going to be killed(I'm in north panhandle of Texas). So I borrowed a bee vac and went at night when it was fairly cold...
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