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October 12, 2018

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Does your hive have unwanted guests?

Is your bee colony struggling, and unsure who or what the culprit is? Have you observed less bees coming and going from your hive? You may have unwanted guests...
Read on for a guide on common pests and diseases.

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October 01, 2018

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Foul by name, foul by nature. Inspect now for AFB

October is American Foulbrood (AFB) Awareness month in NSW, though beekeepers Australia wide should inspect their hive for this destructive, nasty bee disease.
Read on for what AFB is, and how to help stop it's spread!

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September 07, 2018

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Colony management – frequently asked beekeeping question

Is your colony struggling? Do you have aggressive bees or queen? Wondering what to do during drought? Do you need more than one brood box? And when should you add this to your hive? Here we answer some frequently asked beekeeping questions on colony management.

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August 31, 2018

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How to Conduct Brood Inspections

Wondering how to do a brood inspection? Read our blog for help and tips in undertaking a brood inspection – what you should look out for, signs your hive is healthy, or if there are pests or diseases present. Great for beginner or experienced beekeepers.

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August 27, 2018

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How do I get my bees to take to their Flow Frames?

Wondering why your bees are not taking to your Flow Frames? Read our blog to find out why your bees may be a little slow to work your Flow Frames and fill them with honey. Plus, tips on how to encourage your colony to take to your Flow Frames faster.

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August 23, 2018

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Installing a queen into a hive split

Planning a hive split, or already done one? You will also need to install queen into your new colony. Read our tips on how to install a queen in a cage to your hive split (or queenless colony).

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August 23, 2018

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Watch Cedar do a hive split

Feeling unsure of how to split your bee colony, or after a different way to split your hive? Watch Cedar Anderson do hive split at Flow HQ to learn tips on getting two hives from one beehive.

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