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    Re: Bees dying... Please help

    After their move the bees have stopped dying and are looking strong again. I'll let y'all know when I find out what was killing them. Thanks for the help. Brad
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    Re: Bees dying... Please help

    Yes, they have food in their feeder and there is plenty to eat... I wish it was lack of food. It's terrible to watch them die and not be able to do anythin.
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    Re: Bees dying... Please help

    Thanks, I moved that hive about six miles away. I went and checked them yesterday and they're still several dying. I collected several dead and dying bees and shipped them to the laboratory you...
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    Bees dying... Please help

    I have read several threads trying to find a similar problem... Sorry if I'm asking a question that's been answered...
    I have three hives at my fathers farm. One of the hives is acting funny. They...
  5. Thread: bee vac ??

    by Bradlyowen
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    Re: bee vac ??

    I just built a bee vac and used for my first cut out. I used the same principle as the plans shown on this site but mine goes on your back. My way of thinking was if the bees were to be injured it...
  6. Thread: Bearding

    by Bradlyowen
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    Bearding

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    Is this bearding? Is this normal behavior for 80 degree temperatures? I just cut these bees out of a wall and put them in this...
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    Bee behavior after a cut-out

    I just recently started keeping bees, so I am still learning their behavior. I'm in construction, so when I got chance to cut out some bees I jumped at the oppurtunity. Wow, what a nightmare! The...
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    Re: Hive body sizes

    Thank you all very much. This site is very helpful. I've been reading for days and have not run out of interesting things to read about. Brad
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    Re: Hive body sizes

    My phone froze up when I posted the first time. When my phone came back I posted it and it ended up there twice. Couldn't firgure out how to delete my 2nd post so I just changed the question. I...
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    Hive body sizes

    I'm a new bee keeper, and I have, what may be, a stupid question. Why are there different depth boxes? 9 5/8, 7 5/8, 6 5/8... My hive bodies are 9 5/8 and I will soon need to add to them. What do I...
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    Screened bottoms

    The hives that I bought do not have screened bottoms. Would it be a good idea to replace them. I live I'm NW AR and I don't know if the varroa mites are a problem?

    Thanks for the help, Brad
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