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m0dem
Today 02:05 PM
 Weak Nuc or Impatient Beekeeper
How's the nuc going now? (1,152 views, 21 replies)
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DanielD
Today 01:52 PM
 Building comb from july to winter without feeding
Gww, I haven't been at this real long, so keep that in mind. As I wrote, last year was exceptional, so I don't know if the bees would draw all year under normal years. I split what I had enough... (507 views, 18 replies)
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COAL REAPER
Today 01:48 PM
 Odd comb
it aint the fence causing problems (190 views, 3 replies)
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hex0rz
Today 01:43 PM
 Northern size
Okay, how about just 5 deep frames? (397 views, 6 replies)
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Colobee
Today 01:37 PM
 Age of brood for queen cells
Correct - I was doing the "cut cell" method. No grafting, as OldTimer describes in BS Forum, Resources, Elements:... (786 views, 16 replies)
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PepperBeeMan
Today 01:36 PM
 Setting up double Nucs
26149 Would this work? (213 views, 4 replies)
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twgun1
Today 01:33 PM
 Queen cells, dead or alive
does anyone have any input here? I'd like to go into this hive tonight and pull any frames with QC on them if it is worth it...after tonight, the opportunity will be lost. Maybe I'll have my answer... (177 views, 2 replies)
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Michael Bush
Today 01:21 PM
 Extracting method?
>what's a double bucket strainer? this: http://www.bushfarms.com/beesharvest.htm#doub lebucket or this: http://www.brushymountainbe efarm.com/5-Gallon-Strainer-and-Bottler/productinfo/365/ (561 views, 13 replies)
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m0dem
Today 01:21 PM
 I Wrongly Doubted My Bees
Yes, I use your bee math and techniques for a reference all the time! :) Good stuff. (227 views, 4 replies)
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odfrank
Today 01:19 PM
 Bees building comb above the bars
Being a Frame beekeeper 40 years prior to managing Warres, I agree with those who find that bees work up easier than down. I also prefer to harvest combs not thick and black with brood residue. I... (824 views, 13 replies)
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m0dem
Today 01:19 PM
 Big Sagebrush?
Cool. What time of year? Fall? Late summer? (181 views, 4 replies)
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SwedeBee1970
Today 01:19 PM
 Why did this package die? (Sorry for Long Windedness)
The answer leith in the question? Too many drones in a package will drink all the syrup. Talk about getting the bottom of the barrel in bees! If the queens where separate then they where likey... (738 views, 16 replies)
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FlowerPlanter
Today 01:09 PM
 any uses for fermented honey water?
>while processing it I washed my hands .... and kept the water. compost I rinse my extractor and capping and use it for mead while it's fresh. Then add additional honey to get to the desired... (442 views, 16 replies)
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JackandPam'sPlace
Today 12:51 PM
 Not sure what is going on in one of my hives
Thanks for the replies. If and when it stops raining here I will do just that. Re check the frames and take pics and post them. (210 views, 11 replies)
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PepperBeeMan
Today 12:41 PM
 Will this split work? 2, 3-story Nucs
26148 Explanation: started Russian hive April 23rd. Now they've drawn out a full deep, 10 frame, and 2 medium boxes on top of that. I'd like to come out of Winter with 2 hives, and get a daughter... (63 views, 0 replies)
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Farmercal
Today 12:38 PM
 Florida Beekeeper Registration
I have a quick question. I am about to register my hive this year. When it comes time to register next year, will the state of Florida send me a reminder or is it up to my busy mind to remember... (10,938 views, 33 replies)
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Lee'sBees
Today 12:26 PM
 newbie 8 Frame Medium questions (Bearding, Brood, etc.)
Again I am amazed at this awesome community. Your advice is invaluable to someone new. It seems I am right on track for a successful first year. I will continue to monitor and research. They say... (91 views, 3 replies)
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enjambres
Today 12:26 PM
 Basswood
I smelled some over the weekend, caught just a whiff as I was driving near my farm, but I couldn't spot the tree. I am in eastern Rensselaer County, north of Albany. Individual basswood trees do... (232 views, 5 replies)
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Riverderwent
Today 12:13 PM
 Cut out - 7 hours away
Freeze a couple of plastic cups of 1:1 syrup and put the ice without the cups in the hive for the ride home. Don't over do it. Shade and ventilation are your friends in this situation. (133 views, 2 replies)
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Adam Foster Collins
Today 12:12 PM
 Does LGO Repel other Insects?
I've been swarm trapping for a number of years now, and have never had much trouble with other insects in the boxes, even after they've been out for months in the summer. On several occasions, I've... (31 views, 0 replies)