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Installed in cold weather, first check up: bees unresponsive

My bee package was ready for pickup on a relatively cold day, 45 to 50 degrees. I saw the forecast said the next week would be similar temperatures or colder, so I installed them immediately. I gave them plenty of sugar water, and a pollen patty. It started snowing about an hour after installation. A…
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First time needing a queen

I installed two packages – into Vino Farm style deep frame, super insulated, 'Bee Barns" – about 2 and a half weeks ago. I'm in the Northern end of the NorthEast US. Install went ok. The packages had queen cages with no sugar plug which I didn't know until I was in the middle of…
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Transferring a box from my father in law to start our first hive

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I got my first hive!

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Update to first hive and a few questions

I checked in the hive again to see if the queen was out and she was. All seemed fine and even a small chunk of comb had been made. Something like 5 inches by 5 inches and about half an inch tall in the center of the frame. The only issues I have is that…
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