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  1. #16
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Spencer, MA
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    667
    First day over 60 this winter... Violated one of my rules this winter, "never declare a hive dead until it's over 60 and no flight." Checked my nuc yard this morning and most were flying, I had declared them dead. Interestingly, 3 of the 4 groomers from FL are still alive and appear pretty strong. I guess they went into a hard cluster because we've had warm days with no flight recently. Also, most of the Georgia package queens are still alive... So much for local queens

    circle7 honey and pollination

  2. #17
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    long island, ny
    Posts
    76
    well thats good news........the year I lost my hive, I thought the robber bees were part of the hive( on a warm day) till they disappeared after all the honey was gone..I have my fingers crossed for this year..



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