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    Re: Observation Hive

    I just finished making one that was a combination of the beemaster design (lazy susan) and the wall mounted hinge later in that post. The instructions found there were very easy to follow and I...
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    Re: Requeened packages and supercedure

    I figured that would be the general opinion, I just kinda hate losing 2 new queens that I just bought.

    I am not worried about population yet and yes I do have access to some frames of brood if...
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    Requeened packages and supercedure

    Ok so I am back looking for more advice...

    First here is my history - I started two new hives from packages this year and through a massive mistake I managed to lose both queens. I got some great...
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    Re: Glass vs Plexiglass

    I have already researched what you have done.... truth be told one of the first things I do is jump on your website! I know it has been said before by others but it bears repeating. The amount of...
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    Re: Help! Need two mated queens!

    Should have posted this earlier - but this was a huge help and I did end up getting queens from him over the weekend. Thanks for the heads up!
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    Re: Glass vs Plexiglass

    I have just started building my observation hive and had yet to purchase any glass/plexi so this was a great thread. Any of you ever find some good online vendors that sell laminated glass for a...
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    Help! Need two mated queens!

    I installed two packages last week and not queen failed to escape the queen cage. I decided to forgo the direct release and now wish I didn't but what is done is done... Feel free to lecture me,...
  8. Re: Ventilated Bee Jackets - Group Purchase $ 89.00 and shipped for FREE

    I am in - look forward to the details.
  9. What do I do with partially filled honey supers?

    Okay, another rookie question for you guys (and gals). I have two large hives and two nucs that are all doing well and as a first year beekeeper I am trying to prepare for winter as best as I know...
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    Re: Help with Virgin Queen and no brood

    Compared to me, everyone is a master beekeeper (even if they aren't licensed). I'm most worried about my bees surviving their biggest challenge... their noob beekeeper!
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    Re: Help with Virgin Queen and no brood

    I am honored to have MB helping me - Michael your site is awesome and it has been an incredible help.

    I realize that is ok that my new queen is not yet laying and sometime in the near future she...
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    Help with Virgin Queen and no brood

    I have a question for the bee masters... One of my hives decided to replace my original queen a couple of weeks ago and I have watched as they build numerous queen cups, the virgin queen emerge, and...
  13. Re: 3 Newbee questions! Feeding, Water sources, & Flow!

    Since it was always so helpful to see if all the advice worked in the other posts I thought I would post an update. I added about 1 lb of salt to my 60 gal rain barrel and now I have bees all over...
  14. Re: 3 Newbee questions! Feeding, Water sources, & Flow!

    Thanks for all the input! I think I am straight on most of the feedback, except #2. Any ideas there?

    1. Since I hope to get a small amount of honey I will take off the syrup... it makes sense....
  15. 3 Newbee questions! Feeding, Water sources, & Flow!

    Hi everyone... first time beekeeper and first time poster so be gentle :)! I got 2 nucs and installed them about 5 weeks ago, they have been doing well and are pretty much in step with one another....
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