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    Lost Queens

    Hi, I have had bees for the last 4 seasons and have had up to 8 hives a couple of years ago, but with last year being so poor I combined 4 down to 2 in late summer and left them with plenty of honey / stores to over winter. I have seen plenty of bees around the entrance (when the weather...
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    Any other test for Q-?

    2nd year keeper Chris, I have been keeping bees for 2 seasons now and have found myelf with the same problem on one of my hives. My saving grace was having 3 colonies (it might have been 4 at the time) and having a frame of eggs to donate. I think keeping one colony is walking a bit ot a tight...