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  1. Re: Tips for not killing a bunch of bees when putting a hive back together anyone?

    I like to slide my supers slowly back in to place. As for the top covers (this will not work with a migratory cover ) I like to put four screws one in each corner. I screw them down to bee space...
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    Re: Western Washington Beekeepers

    I only harvested two frames for my self and left 8 for the bees .
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    Re: Queen Rearing Books

    Queen rearing essentials By Lawrence John Conner
    Johns Bees
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    Re: Cordovan carniolans or causasians

    I took Dr. Sue Cobeys queen rearing class in august of last year and asked her why don't carniolans come in the cordovan color. She told me that carniolans do come in cordovan that they are more of...
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    Beeline in Rochester Washington

    Great products and service and the price is right . Thiis place is a 45 minute drive for me which really isn't bad. but the guy told me they have another franchise closer to me and next time I won't...
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    another swarm caught

    Caught another one It was in a barn behind some hay bales. they already had three pieces of comb drawn out but they came along peaceful
    now they live in a nuc box in my bee yard . These are some...
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    Re: Cordovan queen breeders in Canada

    It is because of cost.. I talked with Sue Cobey in 2012 at her queen rearing class and I was told that it cost alot to rear carniolan cordovan bees
  8. Re: Western Washington Beekeepers how many lbs of honey do you leave for overwinterin

    I over winter in two deeps with 7 to 8 frames of honey. I also place a pollen patty in the hive before I wrap them up for the winter in november. I won't open the hive again til the end of march ...
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    Re: Western Washington Beekeepers

    Hi rniles I live in Eatonville near Mt. Rainier. I have two hives one from last year and a swarm that I caught this year about two weeks ago. I have been feeding the swarm hive sugar water as it has...
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    swarm caught

    first swarm western washington near MT. Rainier 13/5/2013
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    First swarm of the season.

    Well I finally did it I caught a swarm. It is about the size of a package of bees. My son noticed them on a pear tree in the back yard and I shook the branch they where on over a deep super with...
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    Re: First split of the year

    Jon B thanks for the advice I will fix that pronto I can take out the feeder and replace with two frames one of them will be a frame of honey
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    First split of the year

    Did my first inspection of the full hive yesterday and in the brood box I found a swarm cell along the bottom of one of the frames so I grabbed a nuc box and moved that frame and two more in the box...
  14. Re: What's a good weekly queen production rate?

    depends on how many you sell or how many you need for your self . My self I only do about five a week I am going for quality not quantity also alot depends on the amount of resources you have ....
  15. Re: One question nobody seems to be able to answer...

    Max2 try this Nick Lissaman 13818 Oaks Ave , Chino Calif. 91710
    ph#800-233-2662
    email and website info@pierco.net www.pierco.net
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    Re: #5 fabric/netting on marking cages

    HVH, Have you tried any of the craft or fabric stores in your area I know there are some close to you because I used to live in Sparks NV.
    good luck on your search. Johns Bees
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    Re: Does anyone use Honey B Healthy?

    I use honey-b-healthy To feed during a dearth and to start new hives and to give them a boost in the spring. It has worked very well for me I have been doing it this way for three years.
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    Re: cheap foam screen cover

    what i did to prevent squishing bees was I added a screw to each corner of my hive and screwed it to the height of bee ,space and now no more crushed bees when I put on the outer cover. But I like...
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    Re: New Master Beekeeper Student

    well welcome to beesource . I know washington has a similar program have you checked with any of the local area bee clubs oa a state association. Well like i said welcome to bee source.
  20. Re: Need a value on my stolen hives in Gypsum

    I don't know about Bee Max products . But a regular wooden double deep and all the equipment you mentioned goes for around 200.00
    here in Washington but I have seen in ABJ they range from 135.00...
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    Re: The girls made it

    I forgot to mention in my first post that I gave them two pollen patties and gave them some sugar slurry.
    also there was about 6 frames of bees so I think they are looking very good so far.
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    The girls made it

    well my girls made it through the cold wet winter here in the pacific north west I am so happy after two years of trying to winter bees they finally made it. Now on to spring so this year I can get...
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    Re: Requeening a Package

    as far as survivor go I would give oylmpic wilderness apiary a try have heard nothing but good stuff about there queens
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    wanted bulk bees.

    Hi I am looking for bulk bees for some time in may If any one close to washington state cn help please send me a PM.
  25. Re: What are the prices in your state for these items!!!

    I am a disabled Vet My price here in washington for a hunting lic. and fishing lic.
    fishing 13.00 for the combo lic . that is fresh water and salt
    hunting lic. Deer elk bear cougar tags 43.00 ...
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