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  1. Thread: Nucs

    by Jean-Yves
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    Re: Nucs

    Hi Jimmy,
    I had several double nucs away in a small rooom in my barn last winter, I would have been fine! But the mice got in the nucs and that was bad!
    This year I will feed mice and have a...
  2. ? about small swarm in Ky in a tree for several day?

    Hello,
    I got a call last evening for a swarm hanging for several days on a 15 Foot high branch (oak)
    Nights are not that warm yet in Louisville KY and my question is: Maybe that 2 pounds swarm...
  3. Re: About to lose the biggest swarm I've seen-ideas?

    Sorry Challenger( might want to change your name LOL)

    I feel for you !
    One for God!
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    Re: Swarms in Kentucky yet??

    HELLO from Louisville KY
    I was very intrigued by a small pile of bees on a pallet ten days ago then the curiosity got me! Twenty bees at the time and a very black small queen. I got her in a nuc and...
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    Re: Hi from Corydon in

    Hi Jimmy,
    Welcome to south indiana beekeeping
    There is a wonderful Bee club in Lanesville" Spring Valley"
    Might see you there some day.
    Jean-Yves from Sellesburg, In
  6. Re: swarm trap with french cleat hanging bracket.

    Great Steve
    Great,
    I will save on wood and time, MERCI
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    Re: Very interesting video

    Thank you so much
    good one to repost!
    jean-yves
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    Re: Hive leaking honey

    Hello
    Several years ago I had a bad experience, the candy board (because of the lack of ventilation)
    started to melt, pretty badly, melted candy was coming out from the hive entrance. Looking a...
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    Re: First year beekeeper, in Kentucky

    hello Melanie,
    I live in Louisville/ Sellersburg
    beekeeper for 4 years now
    I was on the chat room first time minutes ago, too strange for me, Michael was starting to talk to you.
    Good luck!...
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    Re: Moving bees into the Barn

    Hi,
    I would move them in the barn not until it is so cold that you know bees are done for the year. I also
    read that after about 5 days locked in the hive, bees have to reset their " GPS "
    That...
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    Re: Nuc's in greenhouse

    Hi, NO, each time the temperature is going to be above 45 degree in the greenhouse bees are going to want to fly, then going to freeze out! Not the only reason, issues with feeding.
    I do put my nucs...
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    Re: Sky fishing for drones . . .

    Thanks
    You are a " Cool Dad "
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    Re: Hi from France

    Bonjour Bil,
    Merci, Bienvenue sur le site.
    Un Breton de l'Indiana, USA !
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    Where's the $ in beekeeping?

    In my third year in beekeeeping, finishing this year with 30 nucs and a few hives. My understanding is the money is not to bee made selling just honey. What about selling queens, wax, nucs, swarms...
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    Re: Blacklist for non or late payment

    Ebay has a good system to protect buyers and sellers, could it be copied? Good luck!
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    Re: My 8 yr. old holding a frame

    The World is a safer place! Thanks
    Passing on the Love of nature
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    Re: swarm in the air

    Great photo, It did happen to me today in Sellersburg IN, 2 hives swarmed at the same time, was able to get only one. Little sad!
    Thanks
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    Re: Essential Oils?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Lemongrass-Young-Living-Essential-Oil-15-ml-/110682201955?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19c52c5f63oducts
    I believe that this Company has some great products, good luck.
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    Cute beer ad, and Bees

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u48SeB7dYFU



    Ad was sent to me from France by my Australian brother in law !
    Pease enjoy!
    Jean-Yves
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    Re: Hello from S. Indiana

    Hello Nat, I live north of Louisville , Sellersburg.
    Welcome on board ! I wish you luck, I am starting my thirth year and hope to catch several nice swarms, or free bees!
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    Re: Drone or Queen cells?

    Hello Ben, my guess is the first photo is upside down, it looks as a superseedure or queen cell in the middle of a frame. Again a superseedure on photo two, no drone around anywhere. I am sure...
  22. Thread: Giant Bees

    by Jean-Yves
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    Re: Giant Bees

    Could they be drones? Have a good day!
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    Re: Burr comb - how much to remove and when?

    Hello Bison,
    Did you make your own hive supers? If the dimensions are not correct, if there is too much space between the upper and lower body, I believe the bees would have to build a burr comb....
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    Re: AT&T commercial during Masters

    Not very surprising !

    ATT CABLE INSTALLERS KILL/ SPRAY, HONEY BEES ALL THE TIME, BECAUSE THE HONEY BEES HIVE IN ATT BLACK CABLE PLASTIC TUBE 15 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND

    Very SAD !
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    Re: new beekeeper

    Welcome Cheryl

    Several clubs in Louisville and one in Lanesville IN
    Myself in Sellersburg
    joretjy@aol.com
    THANKS
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