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Offline cityfarmer

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when to add second super problem with second hive
« on: May 29, 2008, 09:41:43 PM »
i just looked at the first supper and it is about 75 percent full and caped when is it time for the second super to be put on i am new to the beekeeping hobby and live in northeast fl i have two hives one is about a mile from the outher the second is not doing as well as the first the bees don't seem to be going to the first super on the second hive do i need to feed them still to get them up there as i say this is all new to me and just joined this forum

Offline Moonshae

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Re: when to add second super problem with second hive
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2008, 10:08:49 PM »
when 7 or 8 frames in a 10 frame box are full of bees, it's time to add another.
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Re: when to add second super problem with second hive
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2008, 10:39:35 PM »
Dito!! :) :)
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Re: when to add second super problem with second hive
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2008, 11:29:08 PM »
Move the second hive to the same location as the first hive and don't feed.

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