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by BDriggers
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:32 am
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Any swarm cells out there?
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Any swarm cells out there?

Just checker boarded/supered my hives a few days ago. Hope it's not too late to curb potential swarming...Anybody else checkerboard, and if so how early this year did you do it? Also, anybody found swarm cells yet? Gonna try and check this afternoon for some....

Thanks
by BDriggers
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Marked queen cleaned?
Replies: 1
Views: 1134

Marked queen cleaned?

I'm interested in what some of you guys that mark your queens think of this...I marked the queen of my strongest hive with acrylic paint a week 1/2 ago. Friday I did a light inspection and found her....unmarked! Not even a spec of paint. I may have 2 queens or a cleaned queen...before I know for sur...
by BDriggers
Thu May 30, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Overwintering Nucs
Replies: 1
Views: 1650

Overwintering Nucs

Hey guys. Does anyone have any experience/success overwintering 5 frame Nucs? If so, any helpful advice?
Brian, Trinity NC
by BDriggers
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Field Day 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 4921

Re: Field Day 2013

Can I bring my kids(11 & 3)? Or is it just members only?
by BDriggers
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Failed queen in new package?
Replies: 2
Views: 1668

Failed queen in new package?

Hey everyone, got a potential problem. Picked up and installed package from Brush Mt on March 23. Waited till March 30 to check on queen. She was released but no eggs(I did notice that the workers filled the one precious drawn comb I provided w/nectar). Just checked again this afternoon and 4/5 fram...