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    Re: Need some guidance

    Pull your excluders and let the bees figure out the rest
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    Re: I probably shouldn't tell this......

    It's all Fun & Games
    Till someone gets Hurt

    Then it's

    HALARIOUS :D
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    Re: Need Queens in Norwich Vt.

    Still looking :thumbsup:
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    Re: Will hives accept other bees?

    .??

    Could you explain
    Are you saying blk bees are African? As this is a trait?
  5. Re: How long should I wait till concluding that a split queen is a dud?

    Be sure she has room to lay
    When without larva they back fill
    You need to open the brood nest
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    Re: Queen stopped laying

    Be sure and Mark her..........:eek:
  7. Re: Too late to start new nucs to overwinter in VT?

    Not to derail but I have friends in Norwich Vt. They may need 2 queens real soon
    Are you close or the folks you have that,have queens

    Thanks
    Tom
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    Need Queens in Norwich Vt.

    If anyone has or knows of someone with
    two queens avail now or within a week or so (7/24/15) posted
    I would like a contact numbers

    I am looking for a friend who just recently had both hives...
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    Re: Is this a Queen or Drone?

    DRONE
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    Re: I've never seen my bees like this before!

    orientation And or time to poop:thumbsup:
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    Re: Laying worker in trap-out?

    Problems
    I would bring them back shake out in beeyard
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    Re: tanging a swarm to get it to return

    It works
    Over the last few years I've landed every swarm I tanged
    I have watch them turn and come back in the direction they
    came from.
    They don't usually return to hive but they don't go far ...
  13. Re: Wether to requeen a broodless 2 deep hive body or shrink and combine?

    If you get this Hive queen right
    Is there enough time and food source for them
    to prepare for Winter
    I'm way south of you so it's just a thought
    That came to mind reading all the other posts
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    Re: Police made me move my hives..

    I may be wrong but I believe there are bees in NYC and many other city's
    Die to the

    RIGHT to FARM Act.

    I know that's what did it in Florida
    I'd you look it up you may want to,bring it too ...
  15. Re: What's a fair price for a frame of brood and bees?

    Take the price of local Nuc less $20 for the Queen
    Divide that by 5 and your right at the going price in your area

    MHO
  16. Re: bee hive in wall and I want to tap into it!!

    If your just wanting a. View Feed them in your new box for a month
    Then when or before its pulled out they will draw comb
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    Re: which one do you perfer and why

    Wood frames wooden starter strip

    NOTHING in my hives but bees and wood
    As Natural as I can be

    I let all who buy Honey know that is how my hives are set up
    Also clear the comb out every 4th...
  18. Thread: Pulled excluder

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    Re: Pulled excluder

    Put upper entrance
    May help speed things up
  19. Thread: SHB Larva

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    Re: SHB Larva

    Yes inspect
    Why are you feeding pollen pattie??
  20. Re: Where to find control box (rheostat) for elect uncapping knife

    Kelly Bee supply should have one
  21. Re: Any videos on actual grafting? 5 attempts, 3 takes, 1 mated queen...

    How far are you from Chipley????

    If it's doable I believe there is some real good beekeeper in and around there
    Look for the Club and give them a call
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    Re: Are these queen cells?

    Your plastic foundation
    Is in a. Real bad way :eek:
    Needs to be scrapped and rewaxed
    Of course not rt now but as soon as possible
    Number 1&4 are what I speak of
    #4 the comb is drawn off the...
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    Re: What to so with wrong size frames?

    Remove bottom bar of each frame
    The bees will stop drawing rt where they should
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    Re: Can bees in a finished column be removed?

    Find a bee club or Local Beekeeper
    Let someone who "knows how" do it.
    It can be done with no POISON
    And no demo
  25. Thread: wax moths

    by tommyt
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    Re: wax moths

    Throw out the brood frame
    Those are hive beetle maggots
    Give the hive a good frame of brood
    from another hive
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