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  1. Re: What's happening in your hives in Kentucky?

    I'm two hours west of you down in Ballard County west of Paducah. We have started seeing goldenrod blooming, my ladies are still bringing in nectar from soybeans, clover and misc wild flowers. I'm...
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    Re: Is this EFB? (or some other disaster)

    Try your local Tractor Supply - water soluble oxytetracycline

    http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=008-622
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    Poll: Re: too late to make nucs?

    There are different recipe's out there for sugar blocks. I just use sugar and a bit of water (small bit) to make it like dry sand and put it in aluminum pie tins let it dry out and you have a hard...
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    Re: middle tn...sumner co

    My bees are on a flow, we had 1" of rain yesterday and about an 1" earlier in the week. Verified visually them working white soybean blooms adjacent to hives. Also on white clover reblooming due to...
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    Re: Summers goldenrod is good this year

    I'm seeing our late summer goldenrod start blooming, this is the early one we always get. It usually provides no flow here but bees are consistently bringing in something, not loads of it but...
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    Re: Mini Mating Nuc Question

    Thanks guys, I got this one double mini mating nuc box and want to mess with it some. Never messed with something with this few bees in it. I've had very good luck with 3 frame deep and medium nucs...
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    Re: Queen not layig

    You might want to give her some more time, I have a May queen that looked great but the hive dwindled and she was not laying much at all in June. I got busy and didn't check on them until earlier...
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    Mini Mating Nuc Question

    Should I feed 1:1 or 2:1 syrup in my mini mating Nuc this time of year? I have drawn empty comb already in the Nuc.
    Tim
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    Re: Heavy Honey Flow Resuming

    West KY booming right now.
  10. Re: Hauling 5 frame nucs south for wintering

    I have wondered about this possibility also. Buy a retirement home somewhere in a more southern location like Florida/Georgia/S Carolina/Alabama/Louisiana/Texas with a few acres, drive a load of...
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    Re: Add more supers?

    Yes
  12. Thread: Greetings

    by timgoodin
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    Re: Greetings

    Welcome, love the areas around Louisiana! (Spent 3 summers at LSU)

    Enjoy your new hobby, this is a great forum with some very helpful folks on here.

    Tim
  13. Re: Knocked over one of my splits with uncapped queen cell.

    Fear not, the nurse bees are very forgiving and will start another if they have brood and eggs and that one doesn't work out. I dropped a frame in April of sealed queen cells I was planning to cut...
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    Re: Winter prep for new keeper.

    It seems when I have used the candy bricks or boards or the "Mountain Camp Method" the moisture is absorbed by the sugar or candy and makes it easier for the bees to consume. The sugar is actually...
  15. Re: Flow is over. What's happening in hive until Golden rod ! Oklahoma or close to

    We were in dearth two weeks ago with the girls knocking off the humming bird feeders. Wow what a change this week after at least an inch of rain for over 5 days = 5 inches of rain this week and 93...
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    Re: Unhappy Neighbors

    :thumbsup::)
  17. Re: Puzzle---is it possible to have 2 queens?

    Virgin queens on mating flights can enter the wrong hive. In some cases a daughter queen can live in conjunction with Mother queen for an period of time and addition from what I've read, Africanized...
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    Re: Queen success! (So far)

    Congratulations, some good looking cells there!
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    Re: Question about a second medium

    Add the super can't hurt.
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    Re: Anyone know what tree this is?

    Golden rain tree. My bees work mine then a week after bloom drop the Japanese beetles eat it up.
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    Re: Kentucky Bloom season, when to feed?

    Hey from Ballard County. Good advice so far. I have to agree to continue feeding 1:1 while trying to draw foundation. My flow has wound down and the girls are hanging on the outside side. I only...
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    Re: Making NUC out of single Medium?

    A medium is what I use as you suggest. I prefer to have my bees in a couple deeps and then use the mediums for honey but sometimes they have a different idea. When I get a full house in several...
  23. Re: Mating nuc with virgin queen and queen cells in it

    I've read where the virgin queens do not develop adequate pheromone until after about three days so maybe this is part of the issue. Please keep us updated on how they progress. My guess would be...
  24. Re: Update to "Mini nucs,are they worth selling?"

    How is the project coming along? I noticed someone had mating nuc on ebay today. ...
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    Re: best way to boost my nuts?

    I always use capped brood only and shake the nurse bees off. Depending on how strong the nuc is I have also given them a frame of uncapped brood almost ready to be capped.

    What kind of prices you...
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