Today 12:07 PM
Can a noob take care of 60 hives?
Its so easy to propagate bees, you could have double that within a few years, starting with a couple of hives. By that time you would have saved tons of money, learned from your mistakes, and even be... (1,515 views, 58 replies)
Today 12:01 PM
What species did Apis Mellifera displace in North America?
Define invasive... An invasive species is a plant or animal that is not native to a specific location (an Introduced species); and has a tendency to spread, which is believed to cause damage to... (486 views, 16 replies)
Today 11:57 AM
North Texas and Lumber
If you live close to Home Depot they normally have a caull bin that is %70 off. I just swing in when I am driving by an pick up goodes. Lates was a sheet of 1-1/5 foarm board. Less than $7.00 (69 views, 2 replies)
Today 11:54 AM
I have a several hives that I'd like to move several feet (I'm rearranging my bee yard). Daytime temperature is predicted to be in the mid 40's to low 50's for the next few days along with cloudy &... (2 views, 0 replies)
Today 11:33 AM
Late October Swarm?
I had one do me that way as well this year. 5 frame NUC full of stores, plenty of bees, good queen. Got warm for a little while after a cold snap. Activity at the hive looked fine. Went to put on... (91 views, 2 replies)
Today 11:32 AM
YS Organic Honey? Is it a scam?
Hey, my honey is organic! I can't help it if the bees prefer the humming bird feeders! (156 views, 6 replies)
Today 10:37 AM
Foundation-less frames: my experience
Datsdajoke, I think he was simply stating the strength of his analysis by including a p-value significantly below the (P (2,219 views, 61 replies)
Today 10:35 AM
Should a new beek start with langs?
ositolud, It is hard to classify how well someone is doing without seeing their books, accounting books, not bee books. He is a professor of math (as I recall) so he may not depend on his bees to put... (1,376 views, 43 replies)
Today 10:28 AM
Small Scale VSH genetics and hybridization
When I buy an II breeder queen, my objective is to get as many daughters as quickly as possible. Your suggestion quoted above is not utilizing your invest very well. When you decide to invest in an... (239 views, 7 replies)
Today 10:02 AM
What is raw honey?
Raw honey is on all my labels. I dont heat and I strain. (5,545 views, 246 replies)
Today 09:54 AM
Cypress, Texas new member
Hello, New member here. Want to soak up as much info as I can before starting my hives. (28 views, 0 replies)
Today 09:37 AM
Do you use terramycin on your bees?
The casual routine use of Tm inevitably resulted in my thirty nucs with Tm resistent AFB when i started them in old used equipment where an old beekeeper had masked the AFBs presence by tis casual... (157 views, 3 replies)
Today 08:58 AM
Beekeeper since May 2014
Welcome! How high is that snow pile on your hive(s) already??? (155 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:55 AM
what to plant for bees
I've been looking at the same sort of sites for a while... Milkweed is listed as a major source of nectar and pollen. I found some on a bike ride, marked it with my gps and returned later in the... (335 views, 11 replies)
Today 08:54 AM
Queen Rearing Woes...
Papa thanks for the link.:thumbsup::thum bsup::thumbsup::thum bsup: (887 views, 13 replies)
Today 08:45 AM
General Questions Before I Get Started
One of our club member took a tub of water with some Hyacinths water plants and a couple of gold fish for the mosquitoes. It work great. He put it order a eve of a building so that the rain water... (138 views, 6 replies)
Today 08:27 AM
Help needed for wintering bees in the Horn of Africa
Hello Gary! Sorry for the late reply. We have our indigenous bees. Free from disease and they are rather kind compared to what are saying about African bees. (621 views, 19 replies)
Today 08:10 AM
2 of 3 Dead
Has there been any sort of spraying going on in your area? We haven't had enough cold weather for that to have killed hives...or at least not in the south, though my girls were definitely wanting... (371 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:03 AM
could both be in same apiary?
In other words if someone in your household is sick everyone in the house gets the same medicine. Why do you have to treat a healthy hive? I am not proud of putting chemicals in my hives, and try to... (299 views, 4 replies)
Today 07:53 AM
Should I be worried
Your son has it right! Play Taps and give a eulogy! LOL! I say that in jest but not sure how old your son is but it can help to bring understanding of the cycle of life and death. (260 views, 6 replies)