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GaryG74
Today 07:48 PM
 First year with bees.
Welcome to BeeSource! (390 views, 8 replies)
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Biermann
Today 07:45 PM
 Charles Dadant
Sorry aunty, but 1875 were not the dark ages anymore, certainly no pc's but he people in thus days (I feel) made more changes then we can imagine! North America in thus days was short of people and... (113 views, 5 replies)
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Pete O
Today 07:44 PM
 What power supply to get for OAV?
You don't even need a battery. Go to Ebay and buy a 12v 15 amp transformer and you are all set. An OAV heater doesn't care if it's run on AC or DC. Any transformer up to 15 volts will work fine. (544 views, 24 replies)
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exmar
Today 07:40 PM
 Removing ants from empty hives
Had set up a couple of empty hives with lure as trap hives. Didn't work. Went down to remove them today for storage and discovered both were full of ants. Little black, biting ones. When I say... (9 views, 0 replies)
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Oldtimer
Today 07:38 PM
 Considering drinking the Kool-aid
I think the thrust of your opening post was if you treat a couple of hives for mites, would they do better than the others. At this point before you have tried it, the most likely answer is that... (355 views, 13 replies)
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Vance G
Today 07:37 PM
 Skeps - Looking for a (W.Pennsylvania) Source for Long Cut Heirloom Rye
This is of the same skep bee keeping series but their skeps were almost wicker and were undated in the spring with a fresh coat of fresh almost liquid cow dung. But maybe you aren't wanting to be... (502 views, 14 replies)
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GOHoney
Today 07:23 PM
 Jars
ACE hardware. Ball 16 oz. $8.00. http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId= 4418857 (437 views, 7 replies)
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My-smokepole
Today 07:21 PM
 building frame question
Do you have any amish around. I buy frames for .65 cents each and great workmanship.m (176 views, 8 replies)
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beepro
Today 07:21 PM
 Split Swaps
If you have enough genetic diversity in your local DCA then you don't need to do a nuc swap. The reason is your virgin queens will mate with whatever is out there anyway. And if you are in a... (473 views, 4 replies)
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My-smokepole
Today 07:17 PM
 O Rings for honey gates
Remember to take it with you for fit. Then you will not get the deer in head like look. (130 views, 7 replies)
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Vance G
Today 07:15 PM
 Screen or solid Bottom Board +/-
Well put my friend. (182 views, 16 replies)
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umchuck
Today 07:01 PM
 Hives just Swarmed :(
you didnt mention if you recaptured the swarms??? I had a swarm in late Aug last yr, was feeding and they were back filling (rookie mistake) hope you're getting into your hives every couple wks of... (132 views, 2 replies)
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BeeBop
Today 06:49 PM
 Honey Bees Love Catnip!
Once the plants get well established they should be fine but small plants will often get trampled and rolled on and grazed by the cats until they're gone. One place I lived I grew a small patch for... (668 views, 7 replies)
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sqkcrk
Today 06:43 PM
 Florida dept AG apiary inspection
What are you talking about? Lucky for you, in FL. In NY you can own bees and be a beekeeper or you can be an Apiary Inspector. Not both. Kind of a shame. (4,909 views, 41 replies)
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Biermann
Today 06:43 PM
 CNC machinist wanted
Hello my2cents, Thus guys do this: http://www.el-toroelectricbrands.c om/index.php?option=com _content&view=articl e&id=48&Itemid=18 Don't know cost, but worth a try. Joerg (227 views, 9 replies)
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beepro
Today 06:39 PM
 Vurgin Queen Question?
I don't like the LWs hive either. In the Spring time around 1.5 months when it is still cold outside. In the summer time around 3 weeks max without a laying queen. They will be more active to lay... (127 views, 2 replies)
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Mud Songs
Today 06:20 PM
 Honey super suddenly full of bees
I have a 2-deep Langstroth hive with a medium honey super with drawn frames above a queen excluder. The bees showed little interest in the honey super until about a week ago. Yesterday there were... (101 views, 0 replies)
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burns375
Today 06:19 PM
 Help needed in KY!! queen cell and active queen
I would check back in 8 days or a week, this is the full time a cell is capped. When you check just pull that frame see if anything hatched. I would probably cut the "cell" open if its not hatched... (160 views, 8 replies)
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photobiker
Today 06:14 PM
 Slow buildup from Nuc
from one of Michael's post (697 views, 19 replies)
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my2cents
Today 06:08 PM
 Taking calls for swarms
And charge $25 buck to get a new deep to replace the one you are using! :D (199 views, 7 replies)