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    Re: Too many hives at 1 place?

    I don't know what the laws are for your state, but in my state if you have an established apiary, no one can move hives in unless they are 2 miles or over from you.
  2. Re: Honey Hive Farms, Give away!!! Win One of Three Prizes for 2014!!!

    OK, count me in
  3. Re: Has anyone ever heard of using Rock salt in a bee hive?

    Ask saltybee. He should know.
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    Re: To many swarms, want some??

    A little too far for me to drive. Could you mail them to me?
  5. Re: My bees are sending Morse code signals

    What you are hearing is a virgin queen piping. They will do that shortly after emerging.
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    Re: You might bee a beekeeper if ?

    if the only gloves you qwn are about a foot and a half long and ventillated
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    Re: Hi from Middle Tennessee!

    Welcome to the forum jack. Glad you did take the plunge. You most likely will never regret it, and if you need advice from time to time, this is the place to find it.
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    Re: Beutifull voice...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FJH62mgOH8&feature=related these are 3 teens from italy. 15,16,and 17 tears old. you might want to bookmark this.
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    Re: Egg laying and Unmated virgins

    Here is a thought. If you can get an exceptional queen with the most desirable genetics to lay only drone eggs, place her in a nuc with nurse bees and all drone comb. The drones will have only her...
  10. Re: Hello from Araceli, 13 and ambitious! Can't wait until spring comes!

    Araceli,
    Your post sent me on a trip down memory lane. I was about your age when i got my first hive. I have kept bees off and on for about 62 years now. I loved it then and still do. Welcome to...
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    Re: Hello

    Hello Jon,
    Welcome to the wonderful and crazy world of beekeeping. Just take advantage of the topics and information that are offered in this forum by the best and most proficient...
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    Re: Clover Planting Question

    I'm glad that someone asked that question. I just bought 27 lbs of yellow clover seed. I suppose the same applies to it as well.
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    Re: Yesterdays Episode

    Came back home after mowing my mother in laws lawn. decided to check my bees. got stung, had a reaction,and came to the conclusion that i'm allergic to my mother in law.
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    Re: Copper penny sting tip?

    The copper penny works, but you must stand on one foot and jump up and down while singing trhe star spengled banner.
  15. Re: Ultrabreeze vs Pigeon Mountain Ventilated

    Try a little beeswax on that zipper. Works wonders and i bet you have some.
  16. Re: Want to do my first bee removal Sunday - Am I ready?

    Hi Gypsi, Keep on mumbeling and fumbeling. Thats how you learn. If you think the bees will make it thru the winter where their at, perhaps it might be best to wait until spring and give them a fresh...
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    Re: Hornet Predation on Honey Bees

    I watched a big red wasp land on the front of my hive the other day.She grabbed one of my girls and about ten bees jumped on her.She dropped the bee and retreated up the hive and they let her go. But...
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    Re: pollen and neceor?

    Neceor?????? Can't spell (cat) without getting hair in my mouth.Thanks Peter. Seems like a wasted trip just to bring pollen and not a little necter with it.
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    pollen and neceor?

    When watching my bees returning to the hive, i have noticed that some are loaded with pollen and some are not. I assume that the ones without pollen are carrying necter or water. Do the bees with...
  20. Can you add feral bees to a weak hive?

    If you have a weak hive with not enough bees to cover the brood or build comb, is it feasible to bait feral bees and vacum them up and add them to the hive? Could you introduce them with the...
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    Can i add feral bees?

    I recently did a cutout and lost most of the bees and the queen. Bee-vac ate em. Tied the brood comb to the frames and some honey and installed the bees.
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