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    Re: Bear squeeze bottle suppliers

    It depends on where they are located in reference to your location. Shipping can get expensive.
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    Found a cool resource!

    I found a pretty cool resource the other day. It is the website pollinator.org. If you type in your zip code it will tell you what ecological area you are in. It then gives a pretty extensive list of...
  3. Thread: Mass Casualties

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    Re: Mass Casualties

    I am pretty sure the zombie bees where discovered originally in three states; Oregon, California, and Iowa. Think I have also heard a report of them in Wisconsin since then.
  4. Thread: lazy bees?

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    Re: lazy bees?

    I had the same problem earlier this year, they were not interested in the foundation. I solved this problem by alternating every other frame. First frame a full sheet of foundation the next frame a...
  5. Thread: Outsmarted!!

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    Re: Outsmarted!!

    Thanks for the input and advice. I have learned my lesson. And yes they did move honey to the empty super.
  6. Thread: Outsmarted!!

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    Outsmarted!!

    Well, I was out smarted by my girls and I am not sure how they did it. I put an escape board underneath a super that had eight frames of capped honey and blocked the top entrance. Had a day of...
  7. Drawing out foundation and filling a medium super

    Just curious and thought this would be interesting. What is the shortest amount of time that you have had a hive draw out and fill a medium super with capped honey. I had a hive do it in eight days...
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    Re: Hello from Southeast Missouri

    Thanks for the welcome. I am very excited about finding y'all.
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    Not sure what is happening

    I made a split of one of my best hives today. I came back about three hours later to observe the outside activity of the hive. I noticed something that I had never seen before. The split that has no...
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    Hello from Southeast Missouri

    Just wanted to stop here and introduce myself. this is my second year of beekeeping.
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