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I just checked my new hive and panicked to see black material in cells on new comb. I cut part of this out to look at it more carefully, thinking disease or fungus, but it is paste-like and looks awfully like pollen. Is black pollen normal, and if…Continue
I have a new hive that I got about 2 weeks ago and I am sure the queen is gone, I have moved 2 barsfrom another hive into my hive in hopes they will make a queen. What are my chances that will happen?I think I was able to get the youngest eggs but…Continue
Question; are queenless hives or those that have just split and have the capped swarm cells apt to be more aggressive? I have noticed since I made my split that my ladies in the mother hive that are waiting for their new queen to emerge are quite…Continue
Hello All, I just received a call from a news reporter at KRQE regarding an"extensive bee-die-off" in the NE Albq, Ventura east side near Albuquerque Academy. I told him I would post here to see if anyone had any other information about this. Has…Continue
my girlfriend has 2 swarms in her backyard in a bush with yellow flowers. call yvonne 720-4780