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  1. Warre and other Compact Vertical Hives Forum
    I am on Cape Cod and have two hives that each have four boxes. There is still a mix of brood and capped honey in the top two boxes. Any advice on reducing down to three?
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I've been wondering... since one of the virtues of Carniolans is that they winter over with smaller colonies (and thus need less food)... would it ever make sense to artificially imitate this virtue by just (gulp...) reducing the population of your hives in the fall? And if so, what's the...