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Super Bee
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« Reply #20 on: July 01, 2013, 05:18:25 PM »

so would a hive like that be a candidate for a split?  Just curious.  Seems if they don't have enough to do, they could do something in a new hive!

a question from a newbie.


Won't necessarily give them anything to do if there is nothing to do, as in a dearth. But it would give them more room to do nothing in. Of course you know you split a hive based on the condition of the hive not according to how many are hanging out. But yes it could be an indicator.

John 3:16
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« Reply #21 on: July 01, 2013, 06:56:14 PM »

i'm in middle georgia and i've been in a dearth for a while.  i'm probably going to make splits when (if) the weather breaks.
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« Reply #22 on: July 06, 2013, 01:45:40 PM »

Between all the rain we've been getting, I was finally able to take off all of the entrance reducers...What a BIG difference it made! 


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