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Gumpy
Today 07:10 PM
 Visible mite drop after 3rd round of Oxalic Acid vapor - go for 4th round?
Just curious. I started another thread asking this same question but had only a few responses. I finished my third 5-day cycle treatment on Friday. As of today I have killed 2100 mites on one... (297 views, 15 replies)
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Gumpy
Today 07:04 PM
 Does a lack of pollen cause mean bees?
I hear that when you start feeding bears in the wild, they do the same thing; line up and wait expectantly for you to feed them; until you stop feeding them, and then they attack you. You're... (48 views, 1 replies)
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texanbelchers
Today 07:02 PM
 Queen marking
I put the tube over her and she will generally walk in so I can take her off the frame. Occasionally I have put it in front of her and nudged her in the right direction. (407 views, 17 replies)
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Brooder
Today 06:58 PM
 Any fall honey this year in New England?
Awful dry in Southern NH, looks like no fall harvest this year for our apiary? Anyone out there in NH or Vt. expect to make honey? (0 views, 0 replies)
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HarryVanderpool
Today 06:42 PM
 Overwinter nucs..
Reading through this thread I find myself agreeing with Michael Palmer, right on down the line as usual. Our nucs do not need the second story due to a milder climate, but they do need their feed in... (2,038 views, 22 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 06:39 PM
 RPM Requirements for a Honey Extractor
I made my own with a food grade trash can, used a variable router speed controler, don't know the RPM but it works great https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM1oMJu4a70 (4,385 views, 27 replies)
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Clairesmom
Today 06:36 PM
 Red Honey at the San Diego Zoo
I stopped to drop off some recyclables last week and the bins were loaded with honey bees. I am guessing they were after soda from cans. Wonder what that honey would taste like, lol. (161 views, 3 replies)
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clarekate
Today 06:35 PM
 Two questions: Feeding bees back their own honey? Supersedure in the fall?
I have some concerns about one of my two hives as I head towards setting them up for the winter and would appreciate any insight and advice. This is my first year and this hive was always lagging... (10 views, 0 replies)
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perrywinkle
Today 06:32 PM
 Checking in from Southeast Ohio
Noble county here but boy goes to college in Athens, go bobcats (437 views, 6 replies)
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dynemd
Today 06:32 PM
 Bee Suit
I like the roominess of the Round Hat but it can get in the way. Been stung many times on the chin and nose with the fencing style.... (450 views, 20 replies)
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whiskers
Today 06:30 PM
 Sticky board stuck - propolis
No experience with this but I would do as crofter says, then I would put the bottom board in the freezer to make the propolis brittle as possible, then I would do as gumpy says. Bill (122 views, 5 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 06:30 PM
 Honey Density?
auto correct on my phone LOL (90 views, 5 replies)
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Scitfrostbite
Today 06:18 PM
 Colony Update here in MA
For those of you MA Folks that weigh hives, do you have a overall double deep weight for bottom board to tele cover? Thank you in advance for any help with this question. I bought a scale and the... (45,870 views, 374 replies)
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hex0rz
Today 06:14 PM
 Protein patty
Yea i meant fat. Good ol auto correct on my phone. I'm sure Ian can tell you how it works better than i. (496 views, 8 replies)
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lharder
Today 06:14 PM
 Ideas for TF queen suppliers - 2017
As shocking as it may sound, but in those areas with high density of treated bees, if AI is part of the answer. I think that degree of manipulation has its risks, but if it gets the process going...... (757 views, 26 replies)
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Ravenseye
Today 05:43 PM
 received old worn outdated queens in mail today
Good posts here. I'm ready to move on....... (4,267 views, 86 replies)
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cherryridgefarm
Today 05:31 PM
 Hello+Combining two weak hives
Hello Beesource friends, thanks for taking the time to read my note and good to find this bee community. My wife and I have been keeping bees for about 9 years as a hobby. We've also been amazed at... (40 views, 0 replies)
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pine_ridge_farms
Today 05:29 PM
 VHS Carniolans and Pol-lines
Thanks! (1,659 views, 5 replies)
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Ravenseye
Today 05:12 PM
 plastic
I'm more concerned with disposal. I'm pretty tired of seeing non-degradable materials everywhere I go. What were we thinking when we put all this into mass production? I keep hearing how it's... (478 views, 4 replies)
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giarc18
Today 05:12 PM
 What to do with wet supers?
Hah..Been there done that JW.. I had wet supers stacked on their sides in the garage earlier this summer. My daughter left the door open unknowingly, and an hour later it was mayhem! Don't want... (243 views, 11 replies)