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  1. Thread: moving a hive??

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    moving a hive??

    I am planning to move my 2 large super hive to a farm about 6 miles away. Questions are all about how do I contain the majority of the bees and get them safely to their new home?????
    any and all...
  2. Thread: Bearding

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    Re: Bearding

    Thank you for this insight maybe i can put up a little sunshade for them in the afternoon. I came out this am and the bearding was gone and back to normal, Thanks to all for getting my blood pressure...
  3. Thread: Bearding

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    Bearding

    Does bearding continue all nite? Is there anything wrong? Are they over crowded or just hot we are well into the 90s with high humidity
  4. Thread: swarming?

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    swarming?

    Sorry to sound stupid, but here goes. I installed a Nuc back in June 1st have been growing and seem to be going well, but I have never been able to locate the queen. I put a second large super on 3...
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    Re: keeping feeder on

    Thanks to ALL for the advice. The feeder is pulled!!
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    Re: keeping feeder on

    Thanks Graham
    Its more like flavored water slightly sweetened. It is not syrup. The idea is to provide water to the hive during drought and high heat??????
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    keeping feeder on

    First season finally underway, the two large supers are full and placed a med on for honey last week . I have been using a one quart feeder that you slide inside the bottom of the hive, and have...
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    Re: No Pain, No Gain.

    Im still a newby, and wear full protection ( 5 Ps prior practice prevents poor performance) I know everyone gets stung but scraping the sac makes all th difference in the world.
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    Varroa Bellows Duster

    Has anyone used the varroa bellows duster with powdered sugar for mite treatments and have you had any luck? Before I spent the money on one wanted to know if its worth it???:
  10. Thread: New in Kentucky

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    Re: New in Kentucky

    Thanks so much to ALL for the warm welcome. My location is in Lexington ky and unfortunately in the middle of the mess, would much rather be in the country. Maybe some time my wife and I can relocate...
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    Re: Ant barriers...seeking advice

    I tried cinnamon on ants the other night, they don't like it and disperse quickly. I would try filling your containers with cinnamon and cooking oil mix. Tell me how they like it.
  12. Thread: New in Kentucky

    by bob591
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    New in Kentucky

    This is going to be my first hive, I'm setting up a standard langstrom 10fr on top of a open screened bottom board from brushey mtn called the Ultimate bottom. We will see. My Nuc isnt ready yet due...
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