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    Re: Russell? Beating a dead horse?

    These people - Russell - have more excuses than can be counted. They have more destructive weather than anyone I have ever heard of, and I live in MS. A well respected member of the beekeeping...
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    Honey from cutout

    Anyone got any ideas on how to extract the honey from a cutout? Should I just go ahead and let my other hives clean up the old comb that I didn't save?
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    Fence Post Swarm

    I have a swarm on a fence post made from a railroad crosstie. Yesterday I went down there and put an 8 frame box on the fence butted up next to the post with a frame of brood and honey inside the...
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    Re: Bee suit question

    Ultrabreeze - best by far. I have the jacket and have never been stung through it.
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    Re: The Honey Tribesmen of Ethiopia

    Channel? Network? What is the title?
  6. Re: Alabama Beeks: How are you doing after the tornadoes?

    Smithville is 10 miles north of me. 14 fatalities and 5 still missing at 5 p.m. 12 of the 14 businesses in the town are destroyed. School and gym pretty much a total loss. No damage whatsoever to...
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    Re: Internet lesson for my club

    Go for it !
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    Re: What happened?? Need some help......

    Update 4/21/2011 - Bees are still in the tree. Cloudy and rainy here for a couple of days. I have a 10 frame deep underneth the swarm with sugar water to entice them. Hive is laced with...
  9. Thread: Swarm toolbox

    by GWDawg1
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    Swarm toolbox

    What do we need to take to a swarm removal? 5 frame box, deep super, with frames, limb loppers, small saw, ladder, protective clothing, sugar water.
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    Re: What happened?? Need some help......

    mrsl, we need to go snipe hunting sometime. :)
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    Re: First swarm of the year!

    MSbeekeeper,

    Check your pm
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    Re: What happened?? Need some help......

    Being a newbie, no drawn comb. I am trying to get in touch with other area beekeepers, maybe I can get hold of some.
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    Re: What happened?? Need some help......

    May try that tomorrow if they are still there. The wind is blowing really hard here and storms are expected tonight. I can if need be cut the whole tree down. It's a sweet gum tree that I was...
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    Re: What happened?? Need some help......

    I have a 10 frame deep under them doused with a few drops of lemongrass oil. If they are up there tomorrow, I may try to find someone with some brood frames and put one in the deep and see what...
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    What happened?? Need some help......

    OK, so I did exactly as everyone suggested. Took the 5 frame containing the swarm I caught yesterday down to the place I was going to permanently place the hive. Took them some sugar water and put it...
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    Re: I DID IT!!!!......now what

    reposted
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    Re: I DID IT!!!!......now what

    ;)

    Got them settled in. Looking good. How long should I leave them before transferring to a deep? Man that was FUN. Even acted like I knew what I was doing!!
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    I DID IT!!!!......now what

    Got a call today about a swarm. I am just getting into beekeeping and have read bunches here and other places on the net, but HAD no bees...until today. So, I had this 5 frame nuc box that I was...
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    Re: Cypress vs White Cedar

    Ted, did you have it kiln dried? I have found the air dried stuff just isn't quite up to par with the kiln dried.
  20. Re: Beekeeper votes Needed! Beekeeping channel Nominated on YouTube!

    Voted. Looks like you have a mountain to overcome, though.
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    Re: Bees in my shop

    I had the same thing. Hive not set up yet. Frames and foundation in open box. Bees all over it.
  22. Thread: Hello

    by GWDawg1
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    Hello

    Good morning. I a new-bee from Northeast Mississippi, just outside Amory. I'm a retired Mississippi State Extension worker living on 10 acres. Planning on doing a little hobby farming and selling...
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