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Today 01:55 PM
 I acquired a weak hive.
Ok. Right now I have a frame feeder with sugar water at ratio of 1:1. I will put some sugar in there the next couple days. The hive is a deep super 10 frame. There were roughly three frames with... (67 views, 5 replies)
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Today 01:50 PM
 squarepeg 2015 treatment free experience
I need to drive up to Rainsville and check the colonies at my mother's place, but the colonies here are all alive and well. We have 50 degrees and bright sunshine. There is still patchy snow on the... (8,462 views, 151 replies)
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Today 01:49 PM
 Rain barrel waters for bees
Considering that bees make a regular habit of gathering water out of mud puddles and worse, I don't think rainwater is a danger. I mix in some livestock mineral salt to 5 gal of water to call them to... (28 views, 1 replies)
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Today 01:44 PM
 Hello from Dublin, Ireland
Welcome, there is plenty here to draw from. Good luck in your venture. Sliante' G (35 views, 3 replies)
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Today 01:43 PM
 concrete pad for hive
I would guess that it is about surface area and spreading the weight of the hive out over a larger surface. Maybe a paver would provide more surface area than a concrete block that has the two... (28 views, 5 replies)
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Today 01:39 PM
 Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive
Yes, the use of plastic was still in it's infancy then, remember those (now collectors item toys) such as tin soldiers, tin toy cars etc. A big effort was made during the second world war on... (34,612 views, 566 replies)
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Today 01:38 PM
 Wax moth issue where to get bt aizawai?
If you are concerned then you should protect your self and kids with something. Maybe as simple as long sleeves and disposable gloves? I stack up my equipment, pull a single frame, set it on top of... (1,041 views, 27 replies)
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Today 01:03 PM
 Lost Hive: Looking For Comments/Thoughts
I don't mean to 'pile on' with monday morning quarterbacking advice Cyan......But, the cluster seems to have stuck to that patch of brood, and their unwillingness or inability to move to the small... (510 views, 23 replies)
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Today 12:50 PM
 Winter Inspections
I don't break down hives but when temperatures get in 50's I do a waLK BY TO SEE WHATS FLYING FOUND 3 DEAD HIVES AN PUT IN FREEZER. ALSO PROP OP[EN LID TO SEE IF i NEED TO ADD ANOTHER SUGAR... (736 views, 17 replies)
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Today 12:10 PM
 Spin Float Drum Puller
Here is the pic of the solenoid I put in. I have it run when the two out flow viking pumps are running. I think the timing would match better wired into the inflow continental pump switch but that... (432 views, 21 replies)
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Today 11:51 AM
 Stalled, or other issue and how to fix it?
Well I am somewhat surprised to see it, but the ferment is pretty much done. I racked it out of the bucket and into a jug to let it clarify some more before bottling. Some of this batch is... (188 views, 5 replies)
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Today 11:48 AM
DON'T MISS THIS DEAL Today is the last day to save $5.00 on a 2oz spray bottle of Swarm Commander Premium Swarm Lure with FREE SHIPPING! Swarm Commander's 2oz bottle will bait and refresh... (26 views, 0 replies)
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Today 11:46 AM
 Building Strong Frames
Great test, thanks..... (194 views, 9 replies)
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Today 11:45 AM
 Cowen 60 Sump In floor or On floor Opinions needed
Nice job, no problem cleaning that space! That looks well planned out. My old sump pit and the type most have are small cut outs. I assume that's what the OP is talking about aswell. And... (299 views, 8 replies)
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Today 11:41 AM
 Queens ($17ea) and bulk bees ($12p) for sale Gridley, CA
Will you have any in April? (508 views, 1 replies)
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Today 11:32 AM
 Oxalic acid. To dribble or vaporize?
For almost brood-less splits, swarms & packages........OAV. (1,251 views, 20 replies)
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Today 11:29 AM
 perma-dent foundation for sale
new 5 5/8" x 17" perma-dent foundation for sale $1.00 per sheet. Located in az. (33 views, 0 replies)
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Today 11:10 AM
 Bears and Bears and Bears Oh My!
All sound advice. And as for completing the circuit this is also dead on and I have proven it. Left the gate strands open so there was a break in the physical fence. I got a little complacent and... (312 views, 13 replies)
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Today 10:43 AM
 Dealing with Slum Using a wax press
I was wondering if somebody could post a video or pictures of how they deal with their slum. I am thinking about buying a Kelley wax press but would like to see more about the process before I dive... (67 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:26 AM
 Hi from Marysville, Victoria, Australia
Howdy there neighbor: I am casper_zip aka Bob in Merryville, Louisiana. It's a nice place to live, too. I have 6 hives of bees so far, hoping to increase some. It's stange incident, but you... (54 views, 3 replies)