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  1. Thread: New from Ct.

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    Re: New from Ct.

    first year beek from ct... whats up?
  2. Thread: first sting...

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    Re: first sting...

    Yep.... The little darling crawled right up my pant leg and got me on the knee!
  3. Thread: first sting...

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    first sting...

    First year beekeeping and today I received my first sting.... the anticipation was much worse than the sting! Whew, glad that's over!
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    Re: building comb from bottom up?

    i would but deep on bottom medium on top....
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    building comb from bottom up?

    first year beek here... i got 2 nucs in june... added a medium 8 frame super to each.... wanted to go foundation-less so filed each super with kelly foundation-less frames.... one hive has done...
  6. Thread: Queenless???

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    Re: Queenless???

    thanks for the advise.... she is mated and has a beautiful brood pattern...
  7. Thread: Queenless???

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    Queenless???

    So I just installed my first ever Nuc's this morning...I picked them up last night from a local breeder, he packaged the Nuc's yesterday afternoon... one I saw the queen and the other i could not...
  8. Thread: Medium nucs

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    Re: Medium nucs

    I was watching a lecture given by Mike Palmer and he was using deeps but the same idea. A 10 frame deep with a center board and 4 frames on each side and he had added a 4 frame mini deep on top of...
  9. Thread: Medium nucs

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    Medium nucs

    I am going to try and focus on making nucs to overwinter this year. As I sit and look at my table saw I wonder if a 5 frame medium is adequate. I know that a 8 frame medium is equal to a 5 frame deep...
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    Re: deep to medium super?

    Thanks Mike. GREAT Idea!
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    Re: deep to medium super?

    [QUOTE=WWW;1043224]You could do a cut out, just cut the comb from the deep frames and band them into the mediums with 4 to 6 tight fitting rubber bands, I would think that this would be the fastest...
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    deep to medium super?

    This will be my first season of beekeeping and I have made all of my 8 frame medium supers (I have decided to use all the same size equipment). My dilemma... I ordered 2 nucs from a local beek his...
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