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  1. Re: New hive bodies moved the hive over to em.

    Well when I moved em, I replaced everything except the frames, and I have frames on order from Brushy Mt.

    We have a very wet climate down here, and I have the hive (always have had it this way)...
  2. Re: New hive bodies moved the hive over to em.

    Sounds like I am in the ballpark then... 8 years. Though to be honest I should have replaced them last year looking at the condition of the old equipment. My fault though, I had a rough year last...
  3. New hive bodies moved the hive over to em.

    Hi all, I noticed my hive was getting a little eaten up with termites a few weeks ago, so I ordered new equipment and moved em over to it today. It occurs to me to ask, How long do hive bodies and...
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    Re: Moving NUC's IN SUV

    And if you wreck, you are guarranteed to make the news~
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    And if you are short on wine corks... well thats...

    And if you are short on wine corks... well thats just an excuse to drink some wine eh?
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    American Elm information for resistant trees and...

    American Elm information for resistant trees and such:
    http://www.elmpost.org/

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    Chuck
    Information Systems Consultants
    Lershac@cox.net
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    Just on the practical side here... What cop WANTS...

    Just on the practical side here... What cop WANTS to pull over a truck with beehives in it? I wouldn't worry too much about it. But thats just one convicts opinion.
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    Hello folks... Anyone ever try nitrile gloves?...

    Hello folks...

    Anyone ever try nitrile gloves? (the blue rubber gloves that are pretty tough)

    Do they keep the stingers out?
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    Hi all, I have one hive, am a novice...

    Hi all,

    I have one hive, am a novice beekeeper, and I have a question.

    I am in southern La (super mild winter) and this is the hive's first winter. I left an unfinished super of honey on the...
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    Rookie keeper here too one hive and it has been...

    Rookie keeper here too one hive and it has been suprising. I had a package in one deep and added a second that they seemed to have no interest in. Then all the sudden they drew it out and filled it...
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    Hi I would think that you should examine what...

    Hi

    I would think that you should examine what you are interested in, and then act accordingly...

    1. If you are interested in brood-rearing temperature... place your thermocouple in the brood...
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    Cool Thanks MB- Yeah I was reading the books...

    Cool Thanks MB-

    Yeah I was reading the books and they talk about the temperatures being the limiting factors on the bee activity... I think here locally we have "bee season" 9-10 months out of the...
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    "Putiing "Wet" supers is a great stimulator for...

    "Putiing "Wet" supers is a great stimulator for the bees"

    What does this mean?
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    I think that there is a heavy flow going right...

    I think that there is a heavy flow going right now ( I am new so I am just guessing) the crepe myrtles are coming into bloom and there is a couple of acres of empty lot a block over that is covered...
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    Oh forgot to say, Wow I was not expecting to...

    Oh forgot to say,

    Wow I was not expecting to be able to harvest this year! WOW WOW wOW~! Talk about getting you excited about the bees, (and maybe I ate too much burr comb w/ honey while I was...
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    Hi all, I put on a second deep brood super three...

    Hi all, I put on a second deep brood super three weeks ago, and went back today for a look-see and WOW they had drawn all that comb out and packed it full of honey with the middle frames being about...
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    According to a "bee dude" out at Louisiana State...

    According to a "bee dude" out at Louisiana State University the answer is "No". They are always awake and rarely still for any pereptible periods. Even during winter they shivver.
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    Well I am just a bit more careful and slower now....

    Well I am just a bit more careful and slower now. I just inspected after a two week wait while they (hopefully) started drawing out that comb in the top super. They have and are putting up honey...
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    "Any hive will react to human breath. You could...

    "Any hive will react to human breath. You could have blew on them right after you installed them and they would react the way they are reacting now."

    Not so, I used to move them around on the comb...
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    Hi I have a hive about 6 weeks old (from...

    Hi

    I have a hive about 6 weeks old (from package) that has 9 full frames of drawn comb and a fresh medium super (total of two) of foundation for brood. What I am remarking on is the change from...
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    "Its amazing how thick the forest is. And it...

    "Its amazing how thick the forest is. And it changes too!"

    Hmmm, what exactly do you mean with this? I am unfamiliar with your allusion!

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    Chuck
    Information Systems...
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    Hi All, I wanted to get your opinion on using a...

    Hi All, I wanted to get your opinion on using a Hive lid with a vent/top entrance. I have been considering it b/c I had a big beard recently on a hot day, that all went back inside once I propped...
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    Small time beekeeper here... I find that if I...

    Small time beekeeper here... I find that if I have time to move slowly and deliberately, they dont bother me at all.

    On the other hand if I am moving quickly or in a hurry, well I am going to...
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    I just found these boards today, and had the...

    I just found these boards today, and had the misfortune to run across this thread.

    I see this thread or its close cousin on every board I go to (alot of em), about a million different subjects.
    ...
  25. Thread: box assembly

    by Lershac
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    Amen to the brad nailer. Inexpensive and saves...

    Amen to the brad nailer. Inexpensive and saves lots of thumb banging. BUT, buy short enough brads... I have bradded my hand before and its amazing it doesnt hurt till you try to move it.
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