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    Best Feeding Choice.

    I have 3 nucs each in 4 frame deeps. Queens are doing well enough to put on a second deep.They are very short on honey. Still in a dearth in missouri.I have some medium frames of honey I can put...
  2. Thread: Supercedure???

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    Supercedure???

    Installed a package of bees, including queen on 5/7 on dead out frames from the winter. Inspection today and noticed a queen cell toward the bottom half of a frame; not on the bottom of frame. The...
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    Queen Cage Empty

    Installed a package of bees including the queen 2 days ago. Queen was caged and left for the bees to release. Today, when I fed the bees and checked on the queen, the queen was not in the cage but...
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    Re: What is this flower/tree?

    I think its Black Locust.
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    Re: Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

    Might be Coreopsis .
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    Re: winter in two deeps and one medium

    Thanks for the reply no queen excluded on .
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    winter in two deeps and one medium

    I currently have two deep brood boxes. I pulled honey in July then put one medium honey super back on for golden rod fall flow. Fall flow not working out here. My problem is I have very little stores...
  8. Thread: Help!

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    Re: Help!

    The bees do not have any honey stored within the brood boxes for the winter. They are apparently storing all their honey in the medium top honey super. I do not want to extract the honey for myself....
  9. Thread: Help!

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    Help!

    I have 2 deeps with very little honey store, and 1 medium super with some honey. There is no flow going and I need to feed the bees.
    How can I get the bees to clean out the medium super so I can...
  10. Thread: moving bees

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    Re: moving bees

    Thanks for talking me out of the garage idea.Just trying to short cut it.
  11. Thread: moving bees

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    Re: moving bees

    Dude

    Yes tried that . One of his cutters has allergy to stings. There afraid saw noise will anger bees.
  12. Thread: moving bees

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    Re: moving bees

    Spinner
    No, blocking entrance won't work. The tree is to close to house. I have to hire the pro's to cut it down they won't no part of the bees.
  13. Thread: moving bees

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    moving bees

    I am having a tree removed in a couple of days. I have two hives that I will have to move. Trying to decide best way to do this. I am planing to place the hives in the same location after the tree...
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    Re: feeding soda syrup

    What is in the syrup?
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    Re: Growing Wildflowers, how?

    Matt

    Have you tried a soil sample?
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    borge anise hyssop

    Planted 20 borage plants and 6 anise hyssop plants. They are in full bloom butterflies and bumblebees all over them the honey bees pay no attention to them why?
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    Freezing mite infested drone frame

    How long should a drone frame infested with varroa mites be kept in the freezer to ensure the mites have been killed?
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    Need a mated Italian queen in KC, Mo

    Does anyone in the KC Missouri area have a mated Italian queen available for sale?

    Thx
  19. Re: About to lose the biggest swarm I've seen-ideas?

    You might try tanging.
  20. Thread: Swarm

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    Swarm

    Our hive with multiple queen cells swarmed this morning. The swarm is in an oak tree about 70 feet high. I have 2 baited hive traps, 1 about 10 feet and the other about 30 feet from the swarm. Is...
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    Re: How many Queen cells?

    Ok thanks sounds like I need to get back in there and get rid of all but two.
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    Re: How many Queen cells?

    What your saying is the first queen out won't kill the rest of queens?
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    How many Queen cells?

    I'm in the KC Missouri area. I performed an artificial swarm 7 days ago. I inspected the queen less hive today and observed:scratch: 8-10 queen cells. Question....should I leave all the queen cells...
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    Re: What's up with Bee Candy?

    Bee Whisperer,
    Just sent you a private message with a bee candy recipe.
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    What's up with Bee Candy?

    I'm a Missouri beekeeper. We have finally had about 3-4 days of above 50 degree and sunny weather. The bees have been out and about, bringing in pollen at a regular rate and taking water from the...
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