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  1. Thread: Royal jelly

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    Re: Royal jelly

    Never tasted it before, but since you mentioned, I don't think I will eat it plain. Thanks for letting me know. The royal jelly has protein and vitamins, and helps build stamina, aside from being...
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    Re: Can anyone tell me what's happening?

    Do you have candles coming in? Or windows or vents in that room. They may like the wax or be coming in through a vent, and will usually hang around windows until they run out of food and die. Is it...
  3. Thread: Royal jelly

    by Boone
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    Royal jelly

    Do you collect royal jelly by using queen cups, graft larvae into them, and have the bees fill them with royal jelly, and then harvest the royal jelly, or is there a more scientific method of doing...
  4. Thread: Growl???

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    Re: Growl???

    I have no idea. There is a link to a video in the other post listed at the top. Very strange.
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    Re: Is this the queen?

    Like G3farms said, there is or was a queen in there because of the capped brood. You beat me to it.
  6. Thread: Feeding pollen

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    Re: Feeding pollen

    Beemandan, I trap the pollen, have done it for a couple years off my strong hives like Beepro said. Mr Burns, is that undried pollen, either right out of the trap or fresh stuff I have frozen? Thanks...
  7. Thread: Feeding pollen

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    Feeding pollen

    I want to raise queens and feed them a pollen substitute, but I don't like the ingredients in some store bought mixtures. Can I feed them dry pollen, or ground pollen in sugar syrup, or does anyone...
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    Queen raising book/dvd

    Does anyone have any suggestions for a queen raising book or dvd, that covers several aspects, and goes from start to finish, and teaches well? Thanks
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    Re: Be careful out there

    I'm a trapper, so I would suggest, if you want, put a snake trap such as this under a hive or 2. http://www.cahabasnaketrapsales.com/id47.html That was funny about the cardiovascular exercise. I...
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    Re: How many deep hive boxes should I have?

    If you are using the deep, 10 frame, I use 2, put a queen excluder on top of that, and add supers from there.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Had one swarm 5/30
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    A hive swarmed yesterday, May 27.
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    What is your bees' favorite flower?

    I want to plant a field of flowers for my bees, and wanted to know what your bees like best, and what makes the best and most honey?
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Trying to do swarm control, but have found capped queen cells, so they would swarm in about 7 days. Mid West Colorado.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Was visiting Edwardsville Illinois, 0n the 9th of May, when a swarm of bees landed by the house I was staying in.
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    Re: Why do bees like my wood lot?

    It's dry aspen. I don't know if there is much sap or water in it.
  17. Thread: Reversing

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    Reversing

    What is best month in which to reverse hives?
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    Why do bees like my wood lot?

    I have a wood lot, with cut and split wood in it, plus sawdust. The bees dig through the sawdust and seem to be biting pieces off the logs. What are they doing?
  19. Thread: Reversing

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    Reversing

    In which month do I reverse my hives?
  20. Thread: Reversing

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    Reversing

    Why do you reverse hives? I forgot.
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    Re: Ornery Hive question

    R Weaver has good queens. That is where I get mine. My bees were a little mean last fall, and are a little mean coming out of winter. But they are like that every spring and fall. It isn' bad...
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    Crystalized Honey

    Do bees have to have water to eat crystalized honey, or do they just eat it the way it is.
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    Re: Hive died, how do I get rid of ants?

    If you want the ants killed and gone, put a thick, solid line of Boric Acid across the entrance.
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    Re: Why do My Bees Eat Chicken Feed?

    How do I make a pollen patty?
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    Re: Why do My Bees Eat Chicken Feed?

    What about pollen! No body is answering me!
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