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    Moldy Frames

    Hi all I have a few drawn frames stored some of which have mold on them. Will the bees clean them up or should I get rid. Advice please. Thanks
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    Robbing Screen

    Thanks for that
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    Robbing Screen

    Hi Spikedog In future I think I will turn the screen so that the entrance is at the side. Thanks for your input
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    Robbing Screen

    Hi Dishmop thanks for your input
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    Robbing Screen

    Hi Enrico Found design on youtube video. Yes entrance is at the top but in future I think I will turn the screen so that the entrance is at the side. Thanks for your input
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    Robbing Screen

    Hi All A few weeks ago I posted a question re: hive robbing and since have tried to alleviate the problem. Recently re-queened hive, capped brood, weak hive which I was feeding with 1.1 syrup using Miller type top feeder which bees were not drawing off. Queen ok and laying. A lot robbing bees at...
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    Hive Robbing

    Thanks prepared to try anything at this stage
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    Hive Robbing

    Thanks for reply, have reduced entrance but as hive is weak there are still wasps getting in. If you hear any reports on the viability of robbing screens you might let me know
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    Hive Robbing

    Thanks for advice, I have a fair amount of capped brood which should be ready to hatch in the next couple of days and maybe help the problem. If you hear of anyone who has had success with using a robbing screen you might let me know thanks
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    Hive Robbing

    Hi All Baron my name my first visit. My sole hive is is being robbed by wasps. Recently requeened with Irish black bee queen and colony is fairly weak. Have reduced entrance and placed wasp traps near hive still no good. I have read some information about robbing screens and was wondering if any...
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