Search:

Type: Posts; User: UTvolshype

Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    606

    Re: Just think of all the bee forage.....

    Overseeding winter rye will fix that problem for a good four months if planted in early October and then reseed clover for greater density in Feb.
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    294

    Re: Late queen install

    Pull one frame and stick the queen box in the middle of the hive near the top between the frames. It's not going to get cool enough to do any damage. Bees can take better care of the queen than you...
  3. Re: Roach Stations inside hive for SHB control.

    Roach stations, I've put them under the hives where bees can't get to them = not effective, maybe killed some wood roaches. Political cut-up signs work but FBM uses boric acid. With the roach stuff...
  4. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,512

    Re: Why or why not Carniolans?

    The greatest danger with carnies is when they shut down brood rearing in August they won't pick it up strong enough in September to last throughout the winter with a too low of population in...
  5. Replies
    76
    Views
    5,425

    Re: Drone congregation Area

    How many trips outside the hive would a queen need to take to map out the countryside to find a drone holding area 4-10 miles away? Sounds a little bit far fetched? I would say that the early drone...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    245

    Re: New to the Atlanta area

    If you need any queens or help the Fatbeeman is right up at Lula, glad you got your bees down here safe and sound.
  7. Re: HOW DO I "KEEP FRAMES OF HONEY ON HAND""

    [Got a deep freezer? If capped I would freeze them and place them back on the hive when needed.
  8. Re: Getting the thymol out of a honey super

    Set in sun but not direct sunlight. oils are aromatic so heat will get them to evaporate quicker.
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,096

    Re: Moonbeam stock

    Zombies never die so maybe you get lucky here <<< http://russellapiaries.webs.com/apps/webstore/products >>> sunkist but no moombeams, but be sure you don't pay through paypal.
  10. Replies
    7
    Views
    719

    Re: Virgin queens

    I've had a issue of getting about a third of my queens from major producers this year and they have been virgins instead of mated. It's taken over two weeks for them to start laying so I've just...
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    755

    Re: Moving Bees (Vermont to Atlanta)

    What time of year are you moving? Big difference between September and late October! I would pull the supers, place a shallow empty super on top and tape a screen on top of the super and nail strips...
  12. Replies
    9
    Views
    731

    Re: Goldenrod Flow

    Several different species in my neck of the woods, bees didn't hit the taller flowers in August too much but the lower plants are covered up this month. More rain or more nectar excreted per plant,...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    321

    Re: European Hornet problem

    All sounds better that practice your racketball stroke. It is fun to wack them in front of the hive. If you watch them they will catch bees out of the air too! Nasty buggers.
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    595

    Re: Queen cells everywhere...

    Is this a russian hive? That would explain the queen cells...
  15. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,241

    Re: fall feeding ?

    With 90 degree days the last two weeks I have been feeding a very weak 1:1 ratio so robbing doesn't start and they need the extra water to cool off the hive. This is only for my nucs. Goldenrod is...
  16. Replies
    3
    Views
    356

    Re: Sparse brood - time to re-queen?

    How did they do this year before it forage dried up? Amount of surplus honey? How old are the queens? Brood pattern in June?
    If I got a small surplus off them this year or no honey, the queen is...
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    443

    Re: Hive Beetles in Honey Supers

    If you have to wait longer go through all the supers and pull out any frames with brood and freeze them ASAP!
    Hive beetles in 100% honey frames won't do much damage but any brood in the supers will...
  18. Replies
    61
    Views
    3,777

    Re: Incredibly aggressive bees

    I would add the carni queen to a nuc and let her lay for a month and then put the nuc on top of the hot hive with a newpaper between them. Of course this is after killing the hot queen the day...
  19. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,330

    Re: How did you get into beekeeping?

    Cut down a tree for firewood in college and there was a colony up about 30 feet so we didn't see it.
    It was later January so my efforts to save the bees didn't work but that spring I got two hives...
  20. Replies
    2
    Views
    321

    Re: Winter bee hatch around Tn

    Yes, no and maybe! Depends on if you have italians or carni or russians. Or if your feeding, Or if your talking new 1 month old nucs or production hives. My carni hives have been taking a brood...
  21. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,127

    Re: Feeding in the fall?

    I've been mixing up a gallon of 1:1 mixture and then cut in by added another pint of water.
    So far no fighting over it but they do suck it down after two days. Temps are running mid 80 in late...
  22. Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rats!

    http://live.wsj.com/video/this-year-winter-shaping-up-to-be-colder-snowier/857DA4C5-FF31-46EE-A859-CCD7CFEDBE4E.html?mod=trending_now_video_2#!857DA4C5-FF31-46EE-A859-CCD7CFEDBE4E
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    334

    Re: Is it to late to let the bees requeen

    There's a lot of ifs in that statement! The brood break is great, but if you have problems with SHB or low population or the new queen doesn't make it back it won't be. Add a frame of brood would...
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    470

    Re: Bee store supply north Alabama ?

    Closest that I know is http://www.pigeonmountaintrading.com/ across the bama/ga line.
  25. Replies
    12
    Views
    997

    Re: No Queen Laying

    Russians or Carni queens? Some hives headed with these queens will shut down for late summer. It freaks me out sometimes till I find the queen after a week of worry.
Results 1 to 25 of 273
Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4