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Offline Mklangelo

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When is the best time to move your Hives?
« on: September 04, 2007, 09:55:48 PM »
I'm going to expand from 3 hives to 6 next year and where the place I'm in now is barely enough room for the three I have. 

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Offline pdmattox

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Re: When is the best time to move your Hives?
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2007, 10:27:14 PM »
Most of the time I like moving my bees after dark. If you already have a outyard you could move them there and make your splits at that location at the same time.

Offline Michael Bush

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Re: When is the best time to move your Hives?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2007, 08:00:18 AM »
It depends on the equipment and the help I have:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesmoving.htm
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Offline Mklangelo

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Re: When is the best time to move your Hives?
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2007, 09:25:44 AM »
Thanks guys. 

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