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  1. Bee Forum
    In my previous post I described an issue I ran into when trying to move two nucs into a resource hive. Long story short I think I screwed up and set one colony back inadvertently. and now we're getting well into the cooler weather so I'm not sure it has ruined to rebound. So when I do my final...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    2nd year- on to a new set of problems. Came home for lunch and heard a roar overhead. Saw a freeway of bees leaving my yard and making their way into the forest. I followed them to a tree where they would cluster about 15 feet off the ground. Called our local swarm catcher and paid him $20...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I recently built a resource hive which I am planning on using to raise replacement queens, make brood/resources to transfer to other hives, and to over-winter some smaller colonies as a hedge against winter losses. Just to clarify, by "resource hive" I mean the type of hive where you split a...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Never mind... I figured out the answer to my stupid question :) I couldn't figure out how to delete the thread so I simply erased the query. Have a great day.
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