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New Bee
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« on: October 03, 2009, 02:10:06 AM »

Hi Im new to the forum Im also new to bees I got my first hive in may now Im up to 4 heres my prob I had stored some supers out side with a hive top on them and a bottoms under it worked all summer well I go to put them away for the winter and some bees have moved in I keep a building heated all winter but the humidity is high I have a large screened cage and was thinking of putting them in there feeding them sugar and old honey if there kept worm will the humidity bother them?
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2009, 07:45:22 AM »

Don't know where you are located, but it would most likely be better to keep them outside than in a heated building as they will want to fly.   Reduce the size of the hive down as much as possible so the bees fill it up and feed them well.

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