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Offline TwT

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How many Hives do you have????
« on: April 21, 2007, 01:37:07 PM »
I am not going to do a poll because I dont know who would have what numbers so if you dont mind all you have to post is the number of hives you have at this moment!!!! I will start  ;) :-D


I only have 15 hives .. small timer!!!
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2007, 01:42:04 PM »
I have 2 hives now and loving every minute of it

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2007, 01:43:34 PM »
14 - Full-size colonies
4 - 5 frame deep nucs
1 - 5 frame medium nuc
6 - styrofoam mini mating nucs (thanks Jon Mckenna for providing the plans) with virgins or queen cells

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2007, 06:06:06 PM »
I have 4 hives so far.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2007, 06:41:47 PM »
I have three hives but one passed on to the great beyond this winter so will be splitting to obtain three working hives.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2007, 06:45:03 PM »
I've been trying to stay at 50.  I'm currently planning to expand to 100.  Dipping boxes now.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2007, 06:50:08 PM »
5
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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2007, 06:54:41 PM »
I'm a very small-timer with *** 3 ***

2 are new from purchased nucs this year
1 overwintered but barely and is now thriving.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2007, 08:15:39 PM »
1 right now but soon to be 4 or 5.
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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2007, 08:17:48 PM »
I curently have 5 on my property and I have about 5 more cut outs to do. I have a four on other  properties.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2007, 08:20:34 PM »
1 package hived last saturday seems to be doing good so far
another 2 packages coming on the 30th of the month

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2007, 08:29:23 PM »
Nucs on order and packets also. Will have my first two by mid May and already know I want to develop many more.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2007, 09:36:42 PM »
Four now.  Plan to add one more this year and hold at five.  Three in my back yard and two at a small farm a mile from my home.  Right now all four of the existing are in my yard and going like gangbusters!

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2007, 09:45:21 PM »
We've got three hives plus an observation hive so four total I guess!

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2007, 09:56:00 PM »
seven
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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2007, 10:00:45 PM »
I have 22.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2007, 10:09:57 PM »
Just split to make 4. Hope they all turn out.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2007, 10:31:00 PM »
I have three. One I removed from a rental house that I purchased last summer and two new packages this year. All three in different locations. Steve
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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2007, 10:45:46 PM »
Right now we have three, due to the death of one package, but we've just brought a hive over to a club member who will put a swarm in it for us as soon as that happens around here (we're actually third on the list). 

We'll have three more hives up in Maine in mid-May.

So, put us down for seven.

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Re: How many Hives do you have????
« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2007, 11:19:19 PM »
I don't have any now but I want to have 2-5 when I can. Does that count????

 

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