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  1. Thread: Nozema

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    Nozema

    Looks like all my hives suddenly have nozema! What do I treat them with?
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    3 pound bee package

    We have purchased several bee packages (75) and are trying to decide the best way for transporting them. Does anyone have any ideas? Also does anyone know the standard size of the box they come in....
  3. Thread: Hive loss

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    Re: Hive loss

    Forgot to say, where there were clustered bees on the honey frame, they were at the bottom of the frame, not at the top, all heads in the cells, like starvation, but honey everywhere??????
  4. Thread: Hive loss

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    Hive loss

    We went into winter with 36 hives and now have 20. We feed last fall to be sure they would have enough to get through the winter. January we opened the hives, on a warm day. Still had plenty of...
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    Buying hives

    We are thinking of buying hives after the Almond pollination. Has anyone had any experience buying these hives? Are they good wooden wear, are the bees okay or worn out. Any information would be...
  6. Thread: Honey comb

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    Honey comb

    I went to a conference and was in a class about splitting a hive to get a better honey comb result, but I had to leave before the class was through. It was supposed to be the way "Dadant" sets up a...
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    Re: Can I use baking soda??????

    I appreciate all the answers. What I really need is whether or not baking soda would be harmful to the bees. I know the temps and candy stages, but I am wanting to do this differently as it sets...
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    Re: Can I use baking soda??????

    Thanks!
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    Can I use baking soda??????

    :)We made sugar candy frames but they didn't harden. Does anyone know if you can use baking soda to stiffen the sugar? Will it be okay for the bees?
  10. Thread: PaPa Bee

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    PaPa Bee

    My sugar frames did not set up. I know I didn't hit the crack candy stage of 310 degrees. The recipe called for 275 degrees. I am thinking of incorporating baking soda in limited amount to this as...
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    Re: Candy boards/fondant

    We have just been asked to help a weekend beekeeper with his hives and after a quick inspection are quite concerned for their survival. He has 2 hives and replaces the bees each year since they die...
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    Feeding the bees

    My husband and I have heard two different things. When you are feeding your bees to encourage them to pull comb, do you have to keep the feed on continuously, or can the feed run out for a day and...
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    Re: Over wintering nucs?

    Thanks for all the info!
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    Re: What's YOUR Favorite Feeder?

    I like top feeders that I get from Honey Hive Farms. They have the floats and hold quite alot of feed. I have very few bees drown in these.
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    Over wintering nucs?

    Anyone out there make fall nucs to overwinter? Pitfalls? Advice? I'll take anything.
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    Re: Bee Planting

    We are willing to invest. This year we have spent a fortune on sugar syrup, and would be willing to spend that on watering plants instead.
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    Bee Planting

    I'm looking to do some plantings for Sping nectar and pollen for my bees. We are in Eastern/Central Missouri and have about 2 1/2 acres to plant. Any suggestions are welcome!
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    Re: Strange year and now swarms

    Still finding queen cells and mini swarms as well. It's almost like they want to leave because they have no feed in our area. We have had almost 1/2 of our hives lose or leave with their queens. ...
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    Strange year and now swarms

    Okay this is the situation. We had a swarm arrive late yesterday afternoon. We shook them into a hive body and found a nice large queen. We put in pulled comb frames and added a queen excluder on...
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    Re: Are they wanting to swarm?

    Thank you all. I'll let you know the outcome.
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    Are they wanting to swarm?

    We have some 4 frame nucs that we bought the end of April and they seem to be doing well. They have been put in 10 frame hives and have pulled out most of the comb and added honey. We have added...
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    Feeding bees

    I have been offered a 5 gal bucket of 67% sugar and the rest light high fructose corn syrup. Is this good to feed to my bees this spring?
  23. Re: Think I may have a worker laying hive???

    I was told after trying all the things listed above that I should just let my hive go. So I decided to try my own thing. My hive was loaded with bees because of all the brood from other hives I've...
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    Re: How to remove moisture from honey

    Thanks to everyone. As to the reason we extracted honey before testing it. We are human and forgot! Won't make that mistake again. We set up a table in a bedroom not currently in use and put the...
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    Re: How to remove moisture from honey

    Will try. Thanks for all the info. Hope to get the hang of this business one of these days!!
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