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    Re: Website Feedback

    Fuzzy... this particular hive started off well in the spring with a few supers, but then refused get more for some reason. However, it was really good at capping supers off, so I put all of my...
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    Website Feedback

    Earlier this week I got around to making a website and would like some feedback. Any comments would be great! Thanks!
    www.MattsBees.com
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    This is Foulbrood, Right?

    Hello all-
    I had a beekeeper friend of mine ask me to check one of his three hives. This particular hive started as a package this spring and a month ago was booming. However, he checked it a few...
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    Refractometers

    I finally realized that I need to invest in a refractometer today, after extracting 17 gallons of capped honey that checked out at 20%... Which one should I get? I was just thinking of getting a good...
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    Bad Bees- What Should I Do?

    Hello Everyone! Well, I opened one of my hives yesterday, and it's not doing very well. About a month ago, I checked it, and things were booming so I threw on a pollen patty and went on with my life....
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    Yes Guys, I know it is a bit early now. I have...

    Yes Guys, I know it is a bit early now. I have dry sugar on them, but I was just wondering when I could start feeding them a bit. I was thinking in about 2 months also. I thought dry sugar was...
  7. Thread: Feeding

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    Feeding

    Hello everyone. It is still quite cold here in MN, and I was wondering when I could start liquid feeding (Pro-Sweet from Mann Lake) either average temp or a time frame. Thanks!
  8. Thread: Bee Suit

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    Bee Suit

    Hello everyone! I thought I would splurge this year and buy myself a new beesuit for Christmas. I was thinking about the Mann Lake Honey Maker Suit...
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    Oh, one thing I forgot to tell you guys is that I...

    Oh, one thing I forgot to tell you guys is that I can't really use a top feeder because I am treating with Mite-Away 2.
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    Communal Feeding

    Hello all, I've got a quick question. Can you just fill one large feeder and fill it with sugar syrup and leave it outside for fall feeding. My plan is to use a chicken waterer with sponges. Will...
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    Once again I thank everyone for their responses....

    Once again I thank everyone for their responses. I was going through my boxes and realized that I snapped a photo of last years crop which has already been uncrystallized once. That is not wax but...
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    Thanks for the responses everyone... Yes I agree...

    Thanks for the responses everyone... Yes I agree that this one is a little low. I will add a bit more before I go out and sell. Also, I will get rid of those darn crystals. Thanks!
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    The What Would You Charge Thread...

    Hi Everyone,
    Well I'm off to a local event where I'm going to (try) selling some honey. I usually just give this stuff away to family and friends, but I have a little extra. What would you charge...
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    The Perfect Swarm?

    Hello everyone. This is really long so bear with me. Today was a beautiful day and this afternoon one of my hives swarmed. As the bees erupted from the hive, I ran in to grab my camera. Lo and behold...
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    Thats what I am worried about... My fear is that...

    Thats what I am worried about... My fear is that when i should treat i will want to put supers on, but i will not be able to for a month after that time. Should i just wait for fall?
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    Just a thought here... Maybe i can just use the...

    Just a thought here... Maybe i can just use the SuperBoost now and then treat for varroa in the fall. Would that be a bad practice?
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    Superboost and Mite-Away 2

    Hello everyone i have a quick question. I just picked up my nucs for this year today and I was planning on treating for mites and trying out Mann Lake's new SuperBoost. Can i use them at the same...
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    Mann Lake's SuperBoost

    Anyone ever tried it? Good? Bad? Worth the $7? Also anyone know about the Bee Buck$ program? Thanks
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    Thanks, I'm really looking for a great honey...

    Thanks, I'm really looking for a great honey harvest so I'll probably go with a nuc. Theres only about a $10-15 difference.
    bschmidtbauer
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    thanks for he replies. I did forget to mension...

    thanks for he replies. I did forget to mension that a package would be on drawn comb. As far as I know the bee quality should be equal because they are from the same place. Although depending on the...
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    What Should I Buy?

    Hi, What do you think would be best... a three pound package or a 4-frame nuc two-three weeks after I would receive the package? Thanks!
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    Nucs in MN

    Hello All, I have a quick question. I heard that there was a man in Zimmerman, MN who sold Nucs. Anyone know his prices or how to get a hold of him? Thanks
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    Overwintering in Grain Bin

    Hello all, I have just one hive to overwinter this year and I have an empty grain bin on site (approx. 10 ft wide X 12 ft tall). Just wondering if you think I should overwinter in it (Keeping the 6X3...
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    Maybe they absconded? Just a thought. were they...

    Maybe they absconded? Just a thought.
    were they battling any diseases, high mite levels, or poor living quarters?
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    Varroa and Powerded Sugar

    Hello all, is there any websites out there that go into detail on How/Why powered sugar affects varroa? (I'm not looking for the procedure at all) Thanks! bschmidtbauer
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