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Offline Grandma_DOG

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Half my hive lives under the KTBH
« on: June 09, 2009, 03:34:41 AM »
I've got a KTBH with a screened bottom. And whenever I show up, half the bees are underneath in a ball.

Not sure what to do. ONce in a while they build a comb under there.
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Re: Half my hive lives under the KTBH
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2009, 08:40:38 PM »
Close off the screened bottom board.  :)
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Re: Half my hive lives under the KTBH
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2009, 12:55:59 AM »
Leave it closed for about a month so that all the new replacement foragers, as well as the current work force, get used to entering the hive via the entrance.  Then it should be okay to reopen the SBB.
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