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  1. Thread: New Queen?

    by MasterBee
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    Re: New Queen?

    Well if your new and dont wan tto buy a good book for beekeeping download this one, its great too.

    http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/FreePubs/pdfs/agrs93.pdf


    :lookout:
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    Re: Really bad smelling honey

    I would not eat the honey then, get it over to some one that can PHYSICALLY inspect it.
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    Re: will russian queens be available at EAS?

    There are website were you can order a Russian queen but its harder to introduce her to different types of bees and longer. (takes about a month to introduce her into like Italian hive, best to buy...
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    Re: Mites, Re-queen?

    Hmm .... I will give you my best advise with out wasting your time.


    I would first get Mite AwayII Formic Acid Pads

    Watch a video: Youtube Link


    Second i assume you have a standard bottom...
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    Re: Why do you keep bees

    Deep inside im a BEE. :D
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    Re: Really bad smelling honey

    To me is sounds like the honey has odor attached to it, but i don't believe the root of the smell is honey. I believe you have American Foulbrood disease in your hive.
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    Re: Keeping your Bees FAT!

    mike bispham it would be great if you would list what months each tree or bush flowers that way users will know what they may need to plant or not over plant.
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    Keeping your Bees FAT!

    Hello guys, this is Masterbee again, what i would like to share today is my method of keeping my bees FAT. What i mean is having food supply as long as possible and never having to feed them, this is...
  9. Re: Reducing Moisture in your hive and Bacteria

    yeah looks similar, for the first comment, its not a moving screen, you can remove it and place it back but its stationary, helps vents the air on its side and dosent let in light from underneath the...
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    Re: e) Buying nuc vs. package bees

    The Only down side to NUCs is that the frames may be infected with something
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    Re: Bees building weird comb

    It would be great to get a picture to see it better, if you can, get a camera digital or scan your photos and upload and go to http://imageshack.us/

    and show us, but few things that would come to...
  12. Reducing Moisture in your hive and Bacteria

    This system worked for me and helps reduce Heat waves and different bacteria that love the heat and grows on bees, this also helps speed up honey production.


    feel free to adopt my idea, you will...
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    Re: Controling the Swarming

    Thank you guys for the wonderful replies, i guess it makes sense, "Queen will stop laying eggs and get skinny and fly away"

    My other idea then is to Have Hive A and b deeps,


    [A]

    And...
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    Controling the Swarming

    Is it smart to prevent swarming by placing the queen excluder underneath the 1'st Body deep hive thus keeping your queen locked up in the hive? So having 2 queen excluders ... my only worry is if...
  15. Items you will need

    This is an example of side view of the one support

    http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/9013/43357559.png


    List per hive:

    4 - 3' (feet) perforated beams
    2 - 2' (feet) right angles (i used...
  16. Beehive Protectin agiasnt strong winds or small animals

    Hello this is my first post here, love the site. I have came up with a good idea i use and i will tell you how it help me. This is Not a complete protection against Tornadoes, Bear Attacks or Human...
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