This 1s ready

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Zookeep, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Zookeep

    Zookeep Active Member

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    this is the 2nd generation queen from the tree removal, the nucs packed and its time for the full brood box, I have another 1 about the same, its 1 of the 1st generation tree queens, yep, time to order yet more boxes.
     

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  2. Indiana Dave

    Indiana Dave New Member

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    WOW!!! That drawn-out frame looks great!
     

  3. riverrat

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    nice brood pattern
     
  4. PerryBee

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    Impressive pattern, a real keeper! :thumbsup:
     
  5. G3farms

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    really nice brood frame for sure, looks like a future split.
     
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  7. Zookeep

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    Moves all done and wow that was a huge amount of bees in a nuc, no swarm cells either, rather surprised about that too with the way they were packed in. :yahoo:
     

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  8. riverrat

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    Good job. Now that hive body is just down right purty.
     
  9. rast

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    Yep, that's nice.
    Now my question if you don't mind. Why didn't you put them in a full size hive with a sliding division board to start with?
     
  10. Zookeep

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    well I got 4 sheets of 1/2 inch 4 play for free and made up a bunch of nucs and I just started beekeeping again last August figuring I would go into the winter with 2 maybe 3 hives, I have 15 and 3 more nucs, I am forever out of full size boxes and keep ordering more, dont get me started on honey supers (dont have yet) and need on 2 hives already :dash1: :frustrated:
     
  11. Iddee

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    This time of year isn't bad for robbing, but later on in summer will be. I would get into the habit of placing the reducer against the feeder, thus putting the entrance farther away from the feeder, making robbing harder on the robbers.
     
  12. PerryBee

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    Isn't nice new gear great to look at? :mrgreen:
    I remember...................... :(
     
  13. rast

    rast New Member

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    Darn good reason!
     
  14. Zookeep

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    well I opened her up today to see how things are going and I need another box on it all ready, queens laying eggs in every frame she can, even the food frames have small patches of eggs. :yahoo:
     

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    not quite--none of the tell tale wax on top bars but certianly in the very near future good job.
    Barry
     
  16. tecumseh

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    now that is a beautifully laid patter... the bright yellow pollen along the edges of frame and circling the brood tells you a lot also.
     
  17. Zookeep

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    Just took a fast look today to see how the upper box is filling out and all I can say is wow Im gonna need more boxes soon:grin: 100_1069.jpg 100_1070.jpg
     
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    Stop draggin your feet and keep up there Zoo. Looks real good all the way around. Jim
     
  19. Zookeep

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    "scratches head" I thought it was doing well, a month ago it was a 5 frame nuc now its just about 2 full 10 frame 9s
     
  20. G3farms

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    nice brood pattern!