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    Jul 4th 2015, 11:01 AM
    I like to leave at least two Q cells. What I think is a nice Q cell the bees may think otherwise. I like to let the bees choose which Q they want.
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    Jul 2nd 2015, 01:29 AM
    You may get sulphur powder from a garden supplier. It is used as a dust to prevent rot in some stored flower tubers. You may get a funny look if...
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    Jun 21st 2015, 11:04 PM
    I am assuming you are a new keeper. The safest option would be to leave the hive alone to raise their own new queen. You might want to leave the hive...
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    Jun 7th 2015, 06:37 AM
    Queen cell or play cell (dry cup) ? A queen cell will have royal jelly (and a larvae) in the bottom. You can gently pull the open end with the end...
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September 1, 1944 (70)
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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