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Ian
Today 07:24 PM
 Bulk honey prices and market outlook
Jean-Marc, that was a quote to a neighbour last week, but I like your quote better Yes I can confirm that too Irwin. Chicago has wear houses full of white honey. It's like banking gold lol... (585,412 views, 1,297 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 07:20 PM
 Newbie from Ohio
Welcome to Bee Source and back to beekeeping. (102 views, 2 replies)
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Mike Gillmore
Today 07:18 PM
 Normal to see a break in brood/laying?
What's your weather been like over the past 3 weeks? (0 views, 2 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 07:18 PM
 Queen cells and a queen
Sounds like the nuc with the queen cells is superseding the queen, especially with only 3 or 4 cells. You may find mother and daughter together in the hive for a while before the mother disappears.... (143 views, 3 replies)
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Michaeljp86
Today 07:17 PM
 What should I do? No queen No eggs
I checked my hives and my best hive has no queen and no eggs but a good population. Out of 2 deeps and a medium I found one frame from the original nuc that had screwy comb and there is lots of... (0 views, 0 replies)
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whiskers
Today 07:13 PM
 My 4H archery kids
Good on ya Brad and good for them too- Hope you're on here someday looking for donations to send one of them to the Olympics. Bill (23 views, 1 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 07:08 PM
 swarm dilemma 2.0
Anytime I know a hive swarmed, I go into that hive within 5-7 days and check for queen cells and keep a count of the number of cells on each frame, in each box. If I want to make splits I'll put a... (455 views, 6 replies)
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Kramertep1635
Today 06:58 PM
 Mixing bees
Can i put a package of russian bees in with a hand full of Italian no queen? (0 views, 0 replies)
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Cjj
Today 06:57 PM
 Vertical Split Maybe
I put all my queens on the bottom , they are bringing in lots of nector and they are building lots of comb , I tipped the top box today and all of them have nice big queen cells ready to hatch on ... (363 views, 14 replies)
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exmar
Today 06:56 PM
 Removing black comb
No, not trapping. Leaning towards cleaning up and using "as is." The frames are the ....open or split bottom... and the wax in there seems almost impenetrable. Thanks for the responses. (139 views, 3 replies)
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bee keeper chef
Today 06:50 PM
 Pennsylvania
Western Pa zip 15010 Checked 2 hives that I could not get to for the last 2 weeks both had swarmed many capped queen cells One of them looks to have a virgin in there some where found a open flap... (33,479 views, 172 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 06:49 PM
 Hello from Indiana
Welcome to Bee Source and congratulations on the swarm catch. (72 views, 1 replies)
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Beekeeper27597
Today 06:49 PM
 Extracting Deep Frames of Honey Problems
Thanks for all the feedback went down the the old Home Depot and grabbed a electrical box and a dimmer switch and made my own speed control cost $20 No blown out Deep frames PRICELESS (204 views, 5 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 06:47 PM
 Hi from New Egypt, NJ!
Welcome to Bee Source. (103 views, 3 replies)
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GaryG74
Today 06:46 PM
 New nucs
Are they queen cells (royal jelly and a larva in the cell) or queen cups (look like acorn caps up side down) with nothing in them? Queen cups are normal for this time of year and don't mean the hive... (40 views, 2 replies)
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John T
Today 06:37 PM
 What wrong with my honey ( pictures )
That's one question that has been on my mind... If you feed your bees sugar water for 5 years.... how do you label your product.... Natural Raw Honey.... or Synthetic? (360 views, 6 replies)
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Andrew Dewey
Today 06:37 PM
 Temperature guidelines when opening up hives?
I will pop the top in any temp IF I AM CONCERNED THAT THE BEES MIGHT STARVE. I will add feed / feeder rims in any temp. I wait until 60F to remove frames / rearrange boxes, etc. I'd rather not... (69 views, 2 replies)
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sterling
Today 06:32 PM
 Laying workers/sterile queen what to do?
The bees in that hive are getting old except for the ones that came from the frame of brood you added. You could shake em all out and let them join the other hives and when the queen comes take a... (112 views, 2 replies)
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Frank
Today 06:29 PM
 Wood hive VS polystyrene hive
Since bees chew on most types of styrofoam , has anyone tried to protect the inside with a thin layer of silicone instate of painting ? I have a cheap source of styrofoam boxes . I can alter them... (7,296 views, 32 replies)
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Billboard
Today 06:24 PM
 Halp! The bees have come back!
Are they honey bees? Or are they wasps or hornets or yellow jackets? You haven't said what kind of bee they are. If they are not honey bees no beekeeper will do it for free. You might as well do it... (167 views, 10 replies)