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Splitting And Supering Hives

I’m a bit behind in my posts. About 3 weeks ago I went through all my hives, again. The intention was to either split or super the ones that were getting crowded to keep them from swarming. It quickly became … Continue reading

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Over-night beehive splits – what a difference a day makes this spring

Weather changes during the making of over-night splits at Brookfield Farm in Maple Falls. Shots of splits being made in the sun at one of Bruce Bowen’s bee yards. How over-night splits are created to make new nucs at Brookfield Farm Continue reading

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April Spilts & Nucs (making new hives from old)

Description of dividing board (or platform) which separates an established hive from a nucleus hive (nuc or split). This enables the nuc to use the heat of the established hive, but allows beekeeper access to lower hive. Also how to do an overnight split. Continue reading

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