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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I have packaged bees arriving (first time). I have access to a deep frame brood box (10) and an empty nuc box. I've been advised that there is too much room in the brood box to start a group of packaged bees and that if I have the nuc box it is better to start them in limited space on frames...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hi all TBH fans, Iam kindly asking you for any idea because we are already desperate. we made two top bar hives according to a plan we found somewhere but we are unlucky populating them with bees. we already tried in two tb hives at two different places but we lost 5! swarms, they simply flew...
  3. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    Hello folks- I am picking up a nuc of russian mongrels in 2 days. I failed at starting a package on 4.9 wax foundation. I have 20 frames made up. I also have 5.4 foundation made up. The nuc is started on 5.4. How do I go about regressing it towards 4.9? Do I need to quick order 5.1...
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