Hu Norwood

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    When asked what is the most precious tool in order to guarantee a bright future for your little one, many people hop to stating cash. Nonetheless, following a minute’s thought most of them modify their mind, and answer education and learning, while stressing the point that cash play a crucial role in being capable to provide your kids with a…[Read more]

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  • Hu Norwood posted a new activity comment 2 years, 4 months ago

    Well, that’s kind of what I was wondering. My thought was I would need to purchase a queen because of time but I thought I would ask what other’s with experience thought. I don’t know if there really would be enough time either way?

    Thanks for your reply.

    • Hello Miriam,

      I just re-queened 2 hives yesterday with fertile queens. Some folks re-queen in late summer early fall. You would be set back longer if you tried to let them raise their own queen with the virgin trying to complete mating flights with the small number of drones about. I would go with a mated queen if you really want to split.…[Read more]

  • Hi. I am wondering if anyone knows if it is too late in the season to split a hive in Northern, NM? What would I want to look out for?

    • Hello Mariam,
      Just a quick question, are you splitting hoping that the colony raises their own queen or are you re-queening a split with a fair number of bees with open brood and larvae?

      • Well, that’s kind of what I was wondering. My thought was I would need to purchase a queen because of time but I thought I would ask what other’s with experience thought. I don’t know if there really would be enough time either way?

        Thanks for your reply.

        • Hello Miriam,

          I just re-queened 2 hives yesterday with fertile queens. Some folks re-queen in late summer early fall. You would be set back longer if you tried to let them raise their own queen with the virgin trying to complete mating flights with the small number of drones about. I would go with a mated queen if you really want to split.…[Read more]

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