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Today 01:17 AM
 Hive designs and their advantages and disadvantages
The efficiency factor of having 2 queens is well established. They actually do produce more honey than 2 individual hives of the same relative size. This is because more of the total bee population... (6,184 views, 143 replies)
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Today 01:16 AM
 new drone laying queen
.... do not feel bad. last saturday i saw a top queen breeder try and find a queen, there were about 8 experienced beekeepers looking over his shoulder. 2 deeps, we found her the fourth time thru.... (202 views, 6 replies)
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Joe Art Damalerio
Today 12:43 AM
 Jan Dzierżoń (Johann Dzierzon) - true father of beekeeping
Thanks for the information Sir.. HE is the LEGEND (631 views, 20 replies)
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Yesterday 11:27 PM
 Feedback on first attempt at building an observation hive
@ D Coates -- Thanks for the feedback. I'm glad I asked here rather than have a sad experience to relate on what not to do. I see I need to rethink some things. I am a new beek and mostly likely... (368 views, 6 replies)
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Yesterday 11:25 PM
 package stopped building comb
I put a package in my Warre in April, and they've drawn out a box and about 5 frames in the second box. Unfortunately they seem to have completely stopped drawing comb. There hasn't been much in... (39 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 11:23 PM
 Preparing doomed colony's comb for a fresh start next season
why not take some frames of brood from the strong hive to boost this one? (158 views, 9 replies)
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Yesterday 11:22 PM
 Brood to Honey Ratio for Winter
JD_ Wow, you really took this to another level. You may be onto something though. I can buy that the appropriate honey to bee population relationship necessary to make it thru the winter is not... (452 views, 16 replies)
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Yesterday 11:21 PM
 Another set of eyes on a frame
Just a followup from mites and treatment. The hive seems to be doing pretty well overall and is still foraging with enthusiasm. The pattern seems to be better although I'm sure someone will still... (3,045 views, 39 replies)
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Yesterday 11:19 PM
 Preparing for dearth Dearth indicator. :) (230 views, 7 replies)
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Yesterday 11:08 PM
 What is the most expensive honey you have seen advertised recently?
As my sister says... Set a price, then raise it. If nobody buys lower the price a bit, sell out and you should raise it next time. I say, isn't that ripping people off ? She says not if they choose... (708 views, 26 replies)
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Yesterday 10:56 PM
 tree ID
I've heard honeybees only seem to work these in the morning. I also have heard they get pollen and nectar. As mentioned they feed a wide variety of pollinators and draw large crowds of hummingbirds.... (287 views, 11 replies)
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Faith Apiaries
Yesterday 10:35 PM
 foundationless frames in a honey extractor
I've run foundationless deep frames in my radial extractor with 100% success. The key is to wire the frame so the comb has lateral support. Other than that, they are an excellent honey frame in our... (475 views, 17 replies)
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Yesterday 10:35 PM
 Charring hive boxes?
That's what I thought. Her hives look incredible! (957 views, 12 replies)
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Yesterday 10:34 PM
Chris, how did you do this? Straight or diluted with something like saline eyedrops? I tried dropping wildflower honey in one eye and it stings. I was reticent to do it in the other eye. Thanks for... (18,522 views, 33 replies)
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Yesterday 10:15 PM
 All queen cells capped, roller cages on, queens ready to hatch any day, now what?
UPDATE: Came home today and same exact story. Man, I am trying to figure out what is going on. Any ideas? Posting new pics. Sure looks like a swarm to me... And it looked as if the bees... (1,011 views, 24 replies)
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Dan P
Yesterday 10:11 PM
 Issues with cut-outs
wax moths (95 views, 1 replies)
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Yesterday 10:08 PM
 Pictures that Prove You Have a Dirty Mind
Pictures that Prove You Have a Dirty Mind :D (43 views, 0 replies)
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Yesterday 10:02 PM
 Supersedure cell outside the broodnest
JRG13, That's what I was asking. Appreciate not having to try it myself. (662 views, 25 replies)
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Yesterday 09:49 PM
FYI: There are D2 conditions around Rochester. Like 2' corn with tassels and mini fruit on the non irrigated trees. (222 views, 5 replies)
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Stan The Bee Man
Yesterday 09:48 PM
 Cleo Hogan trapout from a tree
In looking at your you have one box fixed to the tree which makes a FEMALE and then another small box that fits into entrance and into nuc? Or is it just one piece that fits into nuc? I... (12,641 views, 28 replies)