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Offline wd

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Queen check
« on: April 22, 2010, 06:45:33 PM »
Locating the queen on thought to be queenless starter hive

 - Day1 - Introduced a queen in a cage with a cork plug, she was alive on day three and the same color but smaller. - Day3 - replaced plug with marshmallow. - Day6 - she was no where to be found. Capped queen cells were present, left a few, applied some feed and closed it up. Including the time span between day 3 and day 6 - this check was done 27 to 30 days later.

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Re: Queen check
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2010, 07:30:09 PM »
looks like you have lots of brood and all is well.  congrats.
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Re: Queen check
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2010, 11:03:31 PM »
Nice fat queen seems to have hit the ground running.
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Re: Queen check
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2010, 06:02:00 PM »
yes, I'm happy it worked it out  :)

For those that maybe questioning the location, for now I'm not too worried about it, as it offers some protection. I do have some in direct sun but wind could be a problem there. I'll deal with it either way. this was the best picture I could currently up with.

checking on queen activity

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Re: Queen check
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2010, 10:10:49 PM »
Nice pics and nice looking queen too.

Mark
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Re: Queen check
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2010, 06:46:47 PM »
Nice pics and nice looking queen too.

Mark


:hissyfit: Nice looking Queen?!?! Wonder if my sight is finally failing now,I been checking thru tha pic for queen with no luck - how'd u spot her,where's she??? :needhelp:
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Re: Queen check
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2010, 06:52:19 PM »
pic #2 just south of center.
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: Queen check
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2010, 07:22:13 PM »
:oops: hehe ;) Well she's quite visible there but thot Mark was referring to WD's final post with pic labelled "checking on queen activity"
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