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  1. Re: You may be wondering why I'm posting so much lately...

    Ray,
    I'm always in your corner (knealing of course)

    Jerry, aka Hunter1
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    Re: Wax building behavior ?

    Rand
    One inch is not too much to ask the bee to build.
    they will fix it their way.
    hunter1
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    Re: 8 ga screen source

    Folks,
    You are right. Ace is the place for somethings, Not where I am.
    Ace will order the smallest roll 50' for little more than 100$.
    I viewed his catalogue as he was looking . All Ace stores...
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    8 ga screen source

    Here is a link for folks in chat looking for screen
    http://www.amazon.com/Redi-Roll-Hardware-Cloth-48-10/dp/B000LF87B8/ref=pd_cp_hi_0
    26$ price for 10' as of 21 feb 2012
    hunter1 (living up to me...
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    Re: 1/2 nuc deeps on b's4u

    Sol,
    Thanks for that link. I looked at the castle and I believe I can use one .
    I am not going to raise and sell Queens, I am going to try to raise some for myself and see how it goes.
    Good...
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    Re: 1/2 nuc deeps on b's4u

    Sol,
    I am back in the sticks and did not know of a castle. Who offers these, I haven't seen them at Dadant or Kelly?
    I build what I can't find plus I enjoy creating.
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    Re: 1/2 nuc deeps on b's4u

    BG,
    Thanks for the info, My set up will let me get 20 mini frames on top of full size 10frame. Mine is simple, 2 side by side 5 frames , divided in middle .
    The photo I posted on thread came...
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    1/2 nuc deeps on b's4u

    857
    I have been building some 1/2 frame deep nucs and found a photo on bees 4 you web site. I did not know some one had done this and I would have followed their specs if they were available.
    I...
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    To Paint or not to.

    Thanks to all for the sharing of their knowledge!
    I have messed in bees since back in the 60's and learn something new every day.
    A link I was usings...
  10. Re: Soda Bottle Trap for moths, yellow jackets and yellow hornets

    I have attached small photo
    Thanks
  11. Soda Bottle Trap for moths, yellow jackets and yellow hornets

    I have a receipe to share that has worked for me for more than three years and wish to thank
    who ever posted it years earlier.
    A two liter bottle, with cap.
    One (1) cup sugar
    One (1) cup white...
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    Re: Yellow jacket nests

    Yellow jackets seem to enjoy getting trapped in my wax moth traps.
    I keep putting em out and keep catching both.
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    Re: Transfer small colony to hive?

    Bernsad,
    The cells are constructed with a little tilt I guess. I do not base it on fact, It just made sense when an ole beek shared his wisdom with me.
    Maybe the eggs won't reside in an upside...
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    Re: Transfer small colony to hive?

    Bernsad,
    A trick in moving brood to frames:
    I was told to put it in upside down, after the eggs hatch, the queen will not lay in them, forces her to move her brood to cells that are proper.
  15. Re: Can I relocate bees 0.8 mile 5/6 days after swarm

    100td,
    If you have bees in the box and the wall too, they are moving their stores to the box. My experence tells me the box would be empty if she was not there.
    GOOD LUCK.
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