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Re: [TopHive] lost both my hives

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  • Paul Rowland
    Hi Cynthia, Sorry to hear about the hives. I ve got two, and one swarmed, keep trying. You may not see many more swarms this year, but I live in Georgia. Keep
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 7, 2006
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      Hi Cynthia,

      Sorry to hear about the hives. I've got two, and one swarmed, keep trying.
      You may not see many more swarms this year, but I live in Georgia. Keep your
      comb healthy.

      Paul


      On 7/30/06, Cynthia Loebig <cynloe@...> wrote:
      >
      > i have lost both my hives to laying workers. this was my first
      > experience with
      > keeping bees and i didn't know that after you capture a swarm, they
      > need to be
      > fed for sometime afterward. so although things seemed to be ok and
      > the bees made
      > a lot of beautiful white comb, in the end the queens took off with
      > most of the bees
      > leaving no queens in the hives. they then became laying worker hives
      > and though
      > i tried to buy a queen and introduce her to one of the hives, it
      > didn't work. when i
      > went out to look last week, all the bees were completely gone!
      >
      > if anyone hears of a swarm, i would love to know about it!
      >
      > Cynthia Loebig
      > PO Box 928
      > Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
      > 415-663-8687 (home)
      > 415-868-0970 (work)
      > cynloe@... <cynloe%40gmail.com>
      >
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