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    Re: Does New Comb = Nectar Still Flowing

    Glad to hear that Wild. Was starting to worry that it was just my hives. Haven't had any new comb for a while. Just starting now. Good to hear from others in the area who are much more experienced...
  2. Re: Need surefire way to tell difference between drone and queen cells.

    Awww thanks guys!!! That is exactly what I needed! You guys are the best!!!
  3. Need surefire way to tell difference between drone and queen cells.

    Any one able to point me to a great website with pictures? Or any great words of wisdom for me to differentiate between drone and queen cells? It seems each time I email my mentor pictures of what...
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    Not quite sure what to do...

    Hello all!

    Two hives, both first year hives started from stron nucs on June 1. Both were doing great and still are however, after the Pennsylvania State Bee Inspector came, she thought my hives...
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    Re: Another Foundation Question!

    Funny you should say that Rao..That is how I spent my sunday evening!! LOL! Thinking it would be great to go to all 8 frame mediums. Especially when my husband is not around to help me. Holy Cow,...
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    Re: Another Foundation Question!

    Thanks for clearing that up!

    Raosmun, I was worried about over wintering with all mediums...We are kind of close in area. Do you have any issues with using all mediums? I will say that the...
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    Re: Another Foundation Question!

    Do you mean the whole super? Like place it between the two deeps? (Sorry if I sound silly, just new to this and want to clarify! LOL!)
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    Another Foundation Question!

    Thanks to all who answered my last foundation/frame question!! Great info as always!! This site is a godsend for new beeks like myself!!

    Another one for you...the state bee inspector inspected my...
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    Re: Bee careful with your beeyard choice!

    OMG! That second picture (the AFTER pic) actually took my breath away! So sorry for you and your bees!!
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    Can you mix foundation types?

    Hello again!

    First year beekeeper with first year hives. I currently use ritecell foundation in both hives. However after doing more research and reading everything I can get my hands on, I kind...
  11. Re: Different Breeds of Bees? Can everyone get along?

    Very intersting guys. As always, you are all such a wealth of info!!!! Any sites have photos of the different bee breeds?
  12. Different Breeds of Bees? Can everyone get along?

    Hello all!

    Have two hives, first year...Was feeding my bees today and found a beautiful type of bee coming into the hive 2. About every 1 in 15 that came back to the hive looked like the picture...
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    Re: ? About inspection of hive

    Ahhhhh! Got it! Thanks for answering to all. Can't find that info in ANY of my books so it is extremely helpful to have you guys here!!! Greatly appreciated!!
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    ? About inspection of hive

    Good evening all!

    Have what may be a really silly question...please bear in mind that this is my first year!! When inspecting frames in my hive, having two deeps on, how exactly do you inspect...
  15. Re: ?'s about old Bee publications from the 1970's

    It's funny...after just leafing through a few, diseases are a big topic (mainly american foulbrood) as well as the importance of using less insecticides in America, queen rearing is featured...
  16. ?'s about old Bee publications from the 1970's

    Hello all!

    I am in my first year and am trying to read everything I can get my hands on! I recently came across a fabulous estate sale who was a retired beekeeper. They are publications starting...
  17. Does anyone have a "Picture Dictionary" for newbies?

    I thought I had read that one may be on the works here but can no longer find the info...Would be so helpful to have actual pics of "capped brood, swarm cells, supercedure cells, eggs, larvae,...
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    Re: Yet another used equipment question....

    Sorry, all woodenware.
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    Yet another used equipment question....

    Hello all! This is my very first year beekeeping and I already have my new equipment for two hives coming early next week. My father was doing some work at a farm locally and the gentleman had old...
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