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Author Topic: When is the best time to move your Hives?  (Read 721 times)
Mklangelo
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« on: September 04, 2007, 08:55:48 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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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2007, 09:27:14 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.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2007, 07:00:18 AM »

It depends on the equipment and the help I have:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesmoving.htm
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2007, 08:25:44 AM »

Thanks guys. 
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