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Author Topic: hive check tomorrow..what do I look for  (Read 820 times)
House Bee
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Location: Central Florida

« on: May 22, 2013, 08:17:45 AM »

My bees have been in the hive about 70 days. I have one deep mostly brood. Last check they were building in medium. At this point, when I check them tomorrow...what should I see. They are foundationless.
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2013, 09:15:13 AM »

More drawn comb, more eggs, more brood, more room to draw more comb, and no active swarm or supercedure cells.  If you don't see all of that make adjustments to do so.

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Galactic Bee
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013, 10:02:17 AM »

With foundationless, make sure they are building comb as you want them to build it; correct ASAP if they are not.
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