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Offline slacker361

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ok i really think my queen is failing
« on: May 26, 2010, 08:29:40 PM »
I JUST CHECKED MY BEES AGAIN, THEY ARE EATING THE SYRUP AND THE POLLEN PATTY ( sorry caaps) but i see very little brood,very little honey and my bees are getting more and more aggressive. should i just let nature take its course, and have them kill the queen and get a new one?

i am just not sure what i should do, have the queen "wacked" and get a new one or what?

maybe i need to call tony soprano

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Re: ok i really think my queen is failing
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2010, 08:32:57 PM »
Give them some time.  They grow slow.  They have to have so many nurse bees for the young and so much food coming in.   Just keep feeding them.

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Re: ok i really think my queen is failing
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2010, 08:49:12 PM »
how many bees are in there.  how old is the hive.  you probably posted this before but this is a new thread so refresh our memory.

how often are you getting into that hive?  if you have a queen and a good pattern (even if small) leave them alone for a week or so and then check again.  constant checking sets them back.
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Re: ok i really think my queen is failing
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2010, 09:54:42 PM »
ok i will let them bee LOL i am checking to often i bet because i am concerned about the peirco frames

i WIll be more patient


Mr Soprano i wont need you right now