Good day in the yard.

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by PerryBee, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    Went out and checked 4 hives I knew I couldn't wait any longer to check (according to my notes :smile:)
    2 of the 4 were making ready for swarms and all the cells were in just the right spots! :thumbsup:
    Ended up with 4 nucs, 2 with queens and 2 with cells nearing the capping stage, leaving the main hives with cells to requeen themselves. A cut-out, a swarm moving into my backyard and a few earlier splits, at this rate I'm now back up to 22, right where I was going into winter. (I lost 10).
    From here it's onward and upward. :lol:
    I am hoping to get near 35, within range of 50 for pollination next year. The government announced an incentive for keeps wanting to expand beyond 50 for pollination so I am trying to get near there by spring.
     
  2. Hog Wild

    Hog Wild New Member

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    Sounds like a good day to me! Tell the government if they would give you the incentive upfront you will get to 50 faster, oh sorry I forgot that's how they operate! :lol:
     

  3. jim314

    jim314 New Member

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    Sounds like you are are expanding rapidly, way to go :)
     
  4. blueblood

    blueblood New Member

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    Very good to hear you are back up to where you left off...
     
  5. Omie

    Omie New Member

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    Sounds great!
     
  6. riverbee

    riverbee Active Member

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    perry's post:
    "From here it's onward and upward. I am hoping to get near 35, within range of 50 for pollination next year. The government announced an incentive for keeps wanting to expand beyond 50 for pollination so I am trying to get near there by spring."

    let me get that magic wand out for you perry......:grin:

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