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  1. Bee Forum
    I'm really interested in trying a new queen breed and I have the opportunity to order one now. I really don't want to kill any of my current queens. Why couldn't I do a split? Obviously there are issues of stores and numbers of bees, but I don't know what kind of time frame is critical. I...
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    Last August I started 2 seperate NUCS in a Beemax NUC box. I fed heavily through late Octoboer with hivetop feeder. I then replaced with insulated Beemax top. Hive had plenty of bees and stores. This spring, both hives were dead outs, with a couple of frames of honey each. Can anyone tell me...
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