PDA

View Full Version : Beekeeping 101



Pages : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 [71] 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102

  1. Feeding question
  2. Just wondering question.........
  3. Please critique my set up
  4. Does covering hives prevent the bees from attacking?
  5. Different Bees = Different Venom strength
  6. Can you add deeps or mediums too early?
  7. Price check for pollination fee?
  8. The right thing to do
  9. Help ID this Tree
  10. Going Into hive too much?
  11. Drones flying around
  12. when to put on next brood box
  13. Queenless? Or maybe not? How to proceed?
  14. Honey B Healthy Question from newbeee
  15. When Combining Fails?
  16. What to do now? Just let bees be bees?
  17. Not sure what to do
  18. Supering 102 question
  19. changing entrance
  20. Emerged brood or spotty brood pattern
  21. Swarm In a Nuc
  22. moving frames around
  23. 2nd swarm in 2 weeks, Need ome advice on combining or?
  24. Maintaining good genes.
  25. harvesting first timer
  26. selling honey with thin wax in the jar
  27. Normal to back-fill the bottom box
  28. extracting from crimpwire foundation
  29. failing hive- newspaper combine
  30. Struggling nuc question
  31. correct way question :picked up 2 full 10 frame brood chambers
  32. queen prob
  33. Honey Extracting
  34. Bearding Question
  35. Brood in thin surplus foundation
  36. When should I see progress from new queen?
  37. queen ?
  38. unite, or add brood frame from new colony?
  39. Tattered comb being filled with nectar
  40. Need to boost a nuc with a swarm in it!!
  41. Preparing for Winter Now
  42. I think I almost messed up! Newbie question
  43. Multiple eggs in a cell?
  44. How do you know if your queen is "good"
  45. frame + plastic foundation ?
  46. Harvesting honey question on new hive
  47. empty queen cells
  48. darkness?
  49. Hive top feeder for nuc...
  50. Fondant That Does Not Dry Up Easy
  51. capped queen cells
  52. Queens-supercedure vs swarm
  53. Acting Correctly?
  54. Hive top feeder.
  55. New split, when add next hive body?
  56. a little help with swarm?!!!
  57. water use in wet weather
  58. what to feed?
  59. Swarm cell?
  60. New swarm question
  61. My bee mentor is absent can you help a newbee out? Especially if you're in SW WI.
  62. Adding Package (or vacuumed) bees to an existing hive
  63. I had a bee yard before I started bee keeping!!LOL
  64. Help needed for diagnosing my bee behavior.
  65. Use of plywood for supers??
  66. Telescoping Cover, when to open for ventilation
  67. Dont know what to do
  68. Feeding during indoor wintering
  69. Crazy, lost, and wanting to get bigger
  70. Question on cut comb
  71. To Feed, Or Not To Feed
  72. Newspaper combine
  73. Removing honey supers...
  74. How large should the gaps be?
  75. Rain Damage?
  76. Do Italians slow down in cooler/wetter weather?
  77. Adding supers to a queenless hive?
  78. Toothpaste to ease a sting?
  79. April package swarmed today
  80. Queen cup or not?
  81. Inspection Pics
  82. Not to be a negative Nelly, but...
  83. What to do now ?
  84. Does anyone have a "Picture Dictionary" for newbies?
  85. Queenless... now what?
  86. How often is too often?
  87. How fast will a 5 frame nuc eat a frame of honey?
  88. Frame filled out incorrectly
  89. swarm out and back to hive
  90. I know its old hat to most of you
  91. Requeen or let the bees do it? First year package question
  92. How do I clean the propolis off my gloves?
  93. Honey Bound?
  94. moving hives
  95. Hive configuration for shady place. (California)
  96. USDA ELAP Program Honey Bee Losses
  97. Help! Are these queen cups????
  98. No signs of a queen, maybe
  99. Need help with swarm questions
  100. getting bees
  101. What To Do
  102. Rookie needs advice: Is this a robbing event?
  103. Plastic foundation causes swarming (?)
  104. ?'s about old Bee publications from the 1970's
  105. Queen Marking Paint (Americana Acrylic)?
  106. Choices in frames and wax foundation
  107. Brood is 3/4 full, put on a second brood box, should I get a screened bottom boad?
  108. walter kelley ob hive with super
  109. How bad is adding a queen to a queen right hive?
  110. How long to wait for a new queen after a swarm
  111. Any good sites/books on normal hive "Filling"?
  112. 1 or 2 brood boxes on "langs." plus excluder question
  113. First 2 nucs this Saturday.
  114. What is this?
  115. Help!!??!!
  116. Questions on First Cut Out - No bee vac available.
  117. My first Hive Inspection
  118. Brood in upper brood box normal?
  119. brood in super?
  120. Requeen or Combine?
  121. Split Question
  122. Sealed brood in upper deep
  123. Question about a swarm
  124. ? About inspection of hive
  125. Swarm Tree???
  126. Question on introducing Carni queen to a Russian Hybrid split ?
  127. Moving new hive ?
  128. See Pictures - Is This Normal?
  129. Swarms keep leaving after installation
  130. Package swarmed... Need some advice.
  131. Feeding
  132. Top entrance Should I have One
  133. Time needed to build honey comb?
  134. Moving abandoned bee hive
  135. Added capped brood / now i see fighting
  136. Comb building after the main honey flow?
  137. re uniting and re queening advices please
  138. Adding Third Box ?
  139. good location, bad timing, rotten swarm luck.
  140. Upper entrance - odd behavior
  141. How long until bees find syrup at feeding station?
  142. Honey Only in Brood Box
  143. Advice on encouraging a struggling hive to build comb (?)
  144. Distance to move a fresh split
  145. Time from mating flight to eggs?
  146. drone laying queen
  147. this is my set up. do u think there is anything wrong with this?
  148. When to swap upper and lower?
  149. How to properly relocate hive with this heat?
  150. When to add second Super?
  151. Newbee questions
  152. Does this sound plausible ?
  153. Cut out now in hive... Question
  154. No capped honey, tons of brood...?
  155. Thinking ahead to wrapping
  156. Cover Change and Ants
  157. Modified queen excluder
  158. Moving queen to nuke - now gone
  159. Queen excluder
  160. Is this chalkbrood?
  161. When does a queen cup change to a swarm cell?
  162. Is this brood okay ? Photo
  163. Citrus Flavor to honey.
  164. Adding Honey Super
  165. Inspection procedure
  166. First hives for a newbie.
  167. Foundation chewing in shallow super
  168. Queen falling on the ground!
  169. bees not using super yet
  170. Time to give up the Bees???
  171. Split Boost or Not?
  172. Drone Frames?
  173. bees not drawing comb
  174. swarm question
  175. Extra Defensive Bees
  176. interesting quote on bees - your thoughts?
  177. Irmie shims... Where do you put yours?
  178. Lesson learned
  179. Bee careful with your beeyard choice!
  180. re-orientation object placed in front of the hive question
  181. Line breeding
  182. SHB trap placement quantity question.
  183. Spliting after the flow
  184. Makeshift SBB for ventilation - converting a standard bottom
  185. Search function.
  186. Best method to get comb.
  187. What color
  188. Hive top feeder mildew
  189. Show & Tell your Swarm
  190. regarding a new split that seems to want to swarm
  191. Uh oh - no brood in hive...
  192. Did I do the right thing??
  193. JZBZ Carni queen intro question into a Russian hybrid split ---questions ?
  194. Different Breeds of Bees? Can everyone get along?
  195. Old Honey, What Do I do Now?
  196. Queens in cage-store above excluder in honey super?
  197. Newbie got my first sting today
  198. Newbee: Foundationless starter. How to question.
  199. HFCS Shelf life
  200. Split question
  201. Looking for advise...
  202. open full enterence or not?, this is the question
  203. bees just wandering around the super
  204. Crystals on Old Foundation?
  205. My first beekeepers meeting (Los Angeles County)
  206. Newbie question - what should I look for?
  207. Can I feed this to my bees?
  208. price check - establish hives
  209. Too late in year to do a split?
  210. First inspection ever - could not locate queen
  211. thinking ahead to next spring, reversing deeps, please comment
  212. BOUGHT HIVES. scared that not enough honey for winter. feed question
  213. Any advantage to re-queening?
  214. Order of adding supers when not using QE?
  215. What to do with what's left
  216. any southern ut bee keepers
  217. Queen is laying a little sporadically after first couple months...
  218. can it work like this? queen breeding
  219. Question for the experienced?
  220. When will they cap the honey???
  221. Bottom Screens for the winter in Wisconsin??
  222. Third box size
  223. First sting today............make that 6 stings!!
  224. best book for beginers
  225. Should I be expecting a swarm soon?
  226. New nuc raising own queen
  227. Super Question
  228. Beeswax candles
  229. Bearding
  230. How Often Do You Check for the Queen?
  231. Do the bees tear down the old queen cells?
  232. When "overnight delivery" fails
  233. Hive Beetle Bait
  234. Extracting and bottling
  235. Maxant 3100P compared to Dadant powered Ranger?
  236. Can you mix foundation types?
  237. Are my bees going to swarm?
  238. I need advice - Bees on the front of hive.
  239. queen cup with larve
  240. moving open queen cup
  241. Transition hive from deeps to mediums?
  242. Moving bees
  243. Opinions wanted
  244. Should I feed 2:1 or 1:1?
  245. No one told my queen she couldn't go above the honey line!
  246. Will bees fly over a freeway?
  247. Honey capping encouragement
  248. Help! What is wrong with this picture of my frame.
  249. Shooing bees
  250. Symptoms of a troubled hive... what's the solution??