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    So michael, you're saying to requeen the...

    So michael, you're saying to requeen the queenless one first and then brush the bees from the laying worker hive in front of the requeened hive? That just doesn't sound like it will work to me unless...
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    Two of my ten new hives this year have a queen...

    Two of my ten new hives this year have a queen problem. One of them is completely queenless while another has a laying worker. Both of these hives a very weak population-wise, and only have a deep...
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    Kuert, what i was thinking of doing is just...

    Kuert, what i was thinking of doing is just having it be a special seasonal item, much like pumpkins that the local farmers sell at the stores. While it would be nice to supply them year round, I...
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    Coyote, I've happened upon that before, but I...

    Coyote, I've happened upon that before, but I know some states have restrictions such as honey must be extracted in a stainless steel extractor, etc. Does anybody who sells in MN know?
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    This year I will have 11 hives, and if all goes...

    This year I will have 11 hives, and if all goes well I should average at least 60lbs each, which is what I got last year, which was my first year and a bad year for honey. That puts me at 660lbs,...
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    I learned an important lesson two nights ago as I...

    I learned an important lesson two nights ago as I attepted to install 10 package bees for my first time. NEVER try to install packages for the first time in the dark at 10 p.m.

    The reason even...
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    John, I was wondering as to where you are...

    John, I was wondering as to where you are located. It is not every day that i meet someone with the same name as me. I apologize for the off-topicness, but was curious if you knew any of the MN...
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    Thanks JIm, that's exactly what i was thinking...

    Thanks JIm, that's exactly what i was thinking of. It will be greatly appreciated.
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    Awhile ago on these boards, I had come across a...

    Awhile ago on these boards, I had come across a page (which I believe was in pdf format) on why honey was the best, most pure, unprocessed sweetener. It was more than five pages long I think. It...
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    I am going into my second year of beekeeping, and...

    I am going into my second year of beekeeping, and while it is probably too late for me to change my oackage bee order, I wanted to know more about buckfast bees. I keep hearing things about them, but...
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    Ian, I wish you would have said that two hours...

    Ian, I wish you would have said that two hours ago! I just got back from cleanign the bottom board. I couldn't believe all of the dead bees I dredged out of one of the hives. To me this was...
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    Well a lot of the streaking on the outside was...

    Well a lot of the streaking on the outside was from previous use as I bought this equipment used and they were already pretty messy on the out side. But I 'll take your advice for cleaning it out.
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    How should I brush them out? Just scrape them out...

    How should I brush them out? Just scrape them out with my hive tool? Also should I brush the snow off of the covers? It is thirty-seven degrees out today.
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    The tempertures where I live got up above...

    The tempertures where I live got up above freezing today and my dad said that he had seen the bees flying around so I decided to check it out. When I got out there this is what I found: ...
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    I am hoping to build a new computer as soon as I...

    I am hoping to build a new computer as soon as I get the funds:

    AMD 64 3000+
    1 Gig PC3200 RAM
    128MB nVidia 6600gt
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    Berkeydavid, what do the numbers such as: (1/2-0,...

    Berkeydavid, what do the numbers such as: (1/2-0, 1-1), (1-0), (2-0/1-1) mean? I'm new to the whole tree planting thing.
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    GaSteve, that link won't work for me.

    GaSteve, that link won't work for me.
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    gfcg731, I, as a teen, can say that it sometimes...

    gfcg731, I, as a teen, can say that it sometimes works, and sometimes doesn't: depends on the situation. By the way, for those interested, I am fifteen years old and will have eight hives this spring...
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    Does anybody know where I could inexpensively...

    Does anybody know where I could inexpensively obtain some basswood trees? My local nursery is small and doesn't carry many trees of this kind, so if there are any nurserys who sell over the internet,...
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    That is my next question... What is the best kind...

    That is my next question... What is the best kind of glue to use?
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    I am looking at the frames that Mann Lake Ltd....

    I am looking at the frames that Mann Lake Ltd. makes, and was wondering what kind of staples they use:
    http://www.mannlakeltd.com/catalog/page8.htm
    I would buy them preassembled, but a price...
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    Here:...

    Here:
    www.beesource.com/ubb/Forum2/HTML/000500.html

    this should keep all of you busy reading!
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    So I should glue everything, screw hive bodies...

    So I should glue everything, screw hive bodies and supers, and nail the frames? I'll have to have my dad read this, because I have no idea what you're talking about, but he might. DAD!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Where could I purchase some huban clover? I...

    Where could I purchase some huban clover? I talked with my local co-op and they were able to get some sweet clover, but they had never heard of huban.
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    Does anybody use an upper entrance for during...

    Does anybody use an upper entrance for during nectar flows? What do you use?
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