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by natepshapiro
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Wanted/For Sale
Topic: Looking for a Quality Hygienic Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: Looking for a Quality Hygienic Queen

Thanks. I got a new queen and got lucky, for a change. I split my hive from an 8 frame to 2 nucs. I couldn't find the queen during the split but requeened in one of them. When I put the queen in the bees seemed agitated. The next day I checked on the queen and the bees were calm. The next week I che...
by natepshapiro
Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Wanted/For Sale
Topic: Looking for a Quality Hygienic Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Looking for a Quality Hygienic Queen

I am looking for recommendations for where to find a good quality Hygienic Queen to replace the poor quality one I have. When I look online everyone has the best queens ever born. I would like some advice on what experiences other beeks in the area have found in regard.
by natepshapiro
Tue May 04, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Bees on Hive wall - What to do?
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Re: Bees on Hive wall - What to do?

I did a watch and wait and today when I added a Hopguard strip to my Nucs I checked on the wall brood. There were no queen cells created, just capped brood. I therefore decided to scrape the comb off the wall and using a rubber band and string, attach it to a frame. I then put the frame in my weaker...
by natepshapiro
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Bees on Hive wall - What to do?
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Bees on Hive wall - What to do?

I have a problem that I need some advice. First a little history. I have been out of beekeeping for several years and now I'm getting back into it. I bought 2 packages and installed them into my old 10 frame deep hives with top feeders on a support with legs in water to prevent ant intrusion. After ...