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Offline GaryMinckler

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Queen bee on capped honey
« on: July 15, 2010, 07:50:48 AM »


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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2010, 11:39:26 AM »
Nice picture. For some reson it took me a minute to find her.

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2010, 02:03:17 PM »
Nice frame!  White white white

I've found that capped honey is a suggestion to the queen, not a barrier.

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2010, 02:29:36 PM »
That's a good looking frame.

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2010, 02:56:10 PM »
good pic of the behavior around the queen, although they are usually a little more crowded.
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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2010, 03:58:52 PM »
Like most ladies of the house, she must be inspecting the work to make sure it is to her liking.  :-D Nice picture of how white the new wax is.

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2010, 06:44:55 PM »
Found her! It was sort of like "Where's Waldo?"

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2010, 07:35:23 PM »
How many frames are in this observation hive?

She could be out of room to lay in and is just checking out the other frames.
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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2010, 08:06:28 PM »
Just 2 frames and the bottom frame was full as it is almost completely full of capped brood now.  I have since replaced full frame of honey with new frame and foundation. She probably was wandering around looking for empty cells.

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2010, 08:38:56 PM »
Had to be photo shopped...everybody know a queen won't cross capped honey :-D

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Re: Queen bee on capped honey
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2010, 10:17:21 PM »
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