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  1. Re: Culling comb as a pest/Nosema management technique

    Thank you for the reply's.
  2. Culling comb as a pest/Nosema management technique

    Culling comb as a pest/Nosema management technique



    How often do you cull old comb as a management technique?
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    Today hit 53 degrees I think or around that. Confirmed my fears all my hives lost. I need to take pics to display the damage.
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    Yes Thank you for the link.
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    Oh yeah I am trying to be TF but have feed global patties in the spring.
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    I am entering my fifth year of beekeeping and I have come across allot of different things that that all us beekeepers come up against. From 300 plus Ib black bears to little mites that appear as...
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    I did not test for mites.
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    I live in upstate NY and the weather has been as you know down right cold. I had no signs of life from any of my 8 hives I went into winter with. I'm not going to rule anything out just yet. If my...
  9. Thread: Bee sting

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    Re: Bee sting

    I got popped in the lower eyelid the other day, that was the worst I ever reacted to getting stung. They do get testy this time of year.
  10. Re: requeen and try to make it thru winter or harvest now and write off the hive?

    If all go's right it takes 3 to 4 weeks to get a laying queen.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_bee
  11. Thread: minerals

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    Re: minerals

    I once saw my bees landing in an ash pit after I had a fire outside. I wonder if they were in the wood ash to get minerals? any one out there know why the bees were in the wood ash?
  12. Re: requeen and try to make it thru winter or harvest now and write off the hive?

    Do you have other hives? Try to find the queen if you suspect one may be there, might want to kill her off if you suspect a drone layer. Add a frame of eggs and brood from another hive if you have...
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    Re: making up a nuc hive

    If you supply food it will hopefully allow the hive to store a bit away until the hive has gained a good amount foragers. I am thinking of doing same as you, build a nuc now to see if it gets through...
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    Re: Honey Prices 2013

    Last year I sold .5 pints for $4 and full pints for $8., sold out fast. This year I got Queenline jars so I am selling half pound jars for $4 and full pound Jars for $8. Did not get the crop I...
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    Re: Honey Prices 2013

    Like the answer "to this thead" but those prices are fair to me for the raw stuff.
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    Re: How you seal your honey jars?

    seal the cap with bees wax, that could be your thing. marketing edge.....
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    Re: Same hive swarmed again.

    Well I have not checked inside the hive yet, but the bees keep bringing in pollen and it still seems to be a strong hive.
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    Re: Same hive swarmed again.

    I added another honey super. I thought the Virgin Queen would take care of any other queens......
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    Same hive swarmed again.

    My Hive that swarmed on May 18th swarmed again on may 27th.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

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    Swarm on 5/18 caught
    5/20 too far up in the tree


    https://www.facebook.com/kevin.dewey.395?ref=tn_tnmn#!/photo.php?v=511797278885987&set=vb.100001671576846&type=2&theater
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    Re: Upstate NY Honey production.

    Ya know come to think of it, I think that hive swarmed on me earlier in the year/ May. Out of my two hives that made it threw the winter I think they both swarmed. I managed to catch one but not the...
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    Upstate NY Honey production.

    I’m a third year beek that has a question about honey production.

    I was wondering how folks did in upstate NY as far as how much honey they got so far. I got just short of a full super from an...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Nassau NY 12123
    Junes 24th My nuc I installed two weeks ago looks like it Swarmed. Can this really be? I had it in a 2 deeps.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    1935Both of my hives swarmed this past weekend. One on Friday the 11th the other was Sunday the 13th. I managed to catch the first swarm but could not get the second swarm in the box. After the...
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

    12123 Nassau NY
    There are some trees with white blossoms on them not sure what they are. I think maybe Dogwood?
    Forsythia is in bloom as well.
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