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    Re: Aggressive Bees - I'm looking for help!

    Thanks for the suggestions all.

    I think the board with some flour on it is a great idea to see if there still is a problem. And trying a separate entrance is a good one too.

    Does anyone know...
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    Aggressive Bees - I'm looking for help!

    Hi

    WHat process can I follow to determine the cause of the aggressive bees in my hive? And how to fix it?

    I've laid out the full history of the hive below, and my observations. If you're...
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    does my hive have a diaease?

    Please help me, would you be concerned with what is shown in the pics?

    https://www.dropbox.com/sc/lw92wa52oswdh4h/o2F90Hx6kg

    I did a sugar shake mite count and had four mites in a half cup of...
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    Well the other kicker is you can't put hives...

    Well the other kicker is you can't put hives within 1000' of any buildings, without the owner's prior written approval!
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    Thanks for the replies - 300 feet up - that would...

    Thanks for the replies - 300 feet up - that would be a trick. I can get the staples from my bee supplier. I suppose ventilation isn't too tricky early in the morning when it's cool.

    how to hold...
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    hi One of my neighbors reported my hives to...

    hi

    One of my neighbors reported my hives to animal control in san jose, but since I'm in unincorporated county it was directed to the santa clara county department of agriculture.

    There...
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    I'm in california, our rains will come in late...

    I'm in california, our rains will come in late oct. thru april.

    I don't know how I'd get it, It's too far off the ground. And wouldn't the bees be piping mad if I pulled the comb off the branch? ...
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    My neighbor asked me to take his bee hive. I...

    My neighbor asked me to take his bee hive. I figured he meant a swarm. It's a hive hanging from a tree limb, about 20 or so feet up.
    You can see comb from his roof, and can see a large mass from...
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    Joseph, It's good to meet other local beekeepers....

    Joseph, It's good to meet other local beekeepers. I haven't been to the Guild, but I didn't know there was an apiarist association here. Where can I find information about them?
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    She has eaten honey many times b4. She's never...

    She has eaten honey many times b4. She's never had this reaction b4. I hope I can convince her to try it again in small qty's.To test whether she's allergic or not.

    She is very allergic to...
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    ty for the responses. I've tried the honey again...

    ty for the responses. I've tried the honey again since the first post with no ill effects. My wife hasn't eaten any more honey, yet her rash is worse. I think the rash is from the heat or...
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    I pulled my first honey crop from my hive...

    I pulled my first honey crop from my hive yesterday! It was very exciting. My wife and I and my daughter sampled some of the honey.

    I did have an upset stomache last evening, but I don't...
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    I pulled my first crop off my hive yesterday! It...

    I pulled my first crop off my hive yesterday! It was very minty and also a very light color. The honey was much more viscous than I expected. I am not in Berkeley, but San Jose, CA. I hope my...
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    I am new to beekeeping this year. In my...

    I am new to beekeeping this year. In my readings, I have read in a older publication to feed bees salt. The recommendation was to toss a pinch or two into the opening onto the bottom board.

    Now,...
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    I just found this forum today, but built a see...

    I just found this forum today, but built a see thru inner cover this past weekend! I cut the frame first, then went to the store to purchase the clear mtrl. I was disapointed to find I had cut the...
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