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  1. Beekeeping 101
    look at my hive Today and when i Pulled one of the frame Some of the brood fell off i just st iT back on sn empity fram But is that a good idea or not? And WHAT do you do If that happend agin?
  2. Bee News
    E-β-Ocimene, a Volatile Brood Pheromone Involved in Social Regulation in the Honey Bee Colony (Apis mellifera) In honey bee colony, the brood is able to manipulate and chemically control the workers in order to sustain their own development. A brood ester pheromone produced primarily by old...
  3. General Beekeeping
    Hi, Everyone, I'm relatively new to beekeeping (second year, second hive) and I'm having some issues with my newest hive. I have a couple questions about what to do, but I need to give some background first. Bear with me if you can, I would really appreciate any advice I can get. I had a...
  4. General Beekeeping
    I had a hive to leave this winter but after I moved the hive a swarm came back in. The pollen had molded some and the frames needed cleaning. The bees started cleaning and in the process consuming the honey that was left. The queen started layin in the medium super on top while the cleaning...
  5. General Beekeeping
    I apologize if this topic has been discussed before. I tried searching but I only know how to refer to this concept as "Unlimited Broodnest" and there are no results for that. Basically I'm wondering if anyone here keeps bees without a queen excluder in standard Langstroth hives? The concept of...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    I know it's only been a couple of days since I put the extra medium brood boxes on the hives but I'd like to check them and see if they've put any new was on the foundation. I can get by without checking for new wax but I also need to put some in-hive beetle traps in the hives and refresh the...
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