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  1. Bee Forum
    I made a video of what I believe is robbing at one of my hives. However I dont see any deads, little if any wax fragments at the opening, and rarely any fighting. Inside the hive, above the second hive body, everything is calm, and filled with bees. I am resisting the desire to open the hive...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I added some robber screens two nights ago because one of my hives is queenless, and I realized that I couldn't tell if they were being robbed, or just exuberant. Better safe than sorry I added. The articles I read mentioned that the bees may have some trouble figuring it out for the first...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi Guys, Sadly my hive seems to have lost it's queen possibly through a robbing situation that has been going on for the last few days, there are a couple of capped queen cells so I intend to let them raise another. My question is whether I should leave my robber screen on or not. I'm concerned...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hi All, It's my first year and my first post on Beesource. I purchased all the ingredients for a Langstroth hive, ordered a 6 frame nuc from a local UK supplier. The nuc arrived, I laid out all my equipment and donned my suit, opened up the nuc to the loud angry BZZZZ of recently transported...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    I have recently applied for a patent on a new method of protecting beehives from SHB. It uses a robber screen with powered electrodes around the outer edges. A protective cover provides a 1/8 inch gap over the electrodes, this keeps bees and people from touching the electrodes, but small hive...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    Hi, I put a new robber screen on my weakest of three hives on Saturday evening. I put it on, because I have been feeding this hive and did not want the other two strong hives to start robbing. There was no signs of robbing prior to putting on the screen, at least to the best of my knowledge. No...
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