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Offline TwT

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this year
« on: April 29, 2009, 09:50:05 PM »
is anyone else having problems this year besides about 20 of us raising queens, I have a few hives that wanted to requeen them selves and they are battling, they get a good big queen and she lays full frames of eggs but a week later she is gone and they have just a couple queen cells going, I have seen this in 5 hives, just wondering if any others are seeing this???    I have talked to 20 queen raisers and they have seen the same thing, hope this is not something new!!!!!!

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Offline sc-bee

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Re: this year
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 11:51:53 PM »
practically everything I have is pulling cells. Don't seem to be congested??? Got one with a new queen doing the supercedure thing. Really scratching my head this year :?
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Re: this year
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2009, 09:41:31 PM »
I think this has to do with the recent losses of Honey Bees.
Instinct tells them to increase, so they stepped it up. For Real. :)doak

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Re: this year
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2009, 11:54:10 PM »
I've had that prob in the past. It's one of the  symptoms of Nosema Ceranae. I never had my bees tested.
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