Pinch a queen.
Type: Posts; User: pndwind
The video was from 2012 I'm sure they would have gotten you by now :D
I moved my nucs a few miles away and am also feeding them. The reason I moved them is to try and protect them from my larger hives. I hope it works, I haven't gotten to check them this week.
My wife has a Prius and so does a friend of mine, both have been used to haul bees.:D
66 isn't that old, isn't it supposed to be the new 36!:rolleyes:
My SBB are always open, even in the winter. Ventilation is also very important in the winter because of potential condensation.
Also any phone conversations will be done through a digital translator for the convenience of the deaf mute.
This is probably a scam. Be very wary.
Life is not all about money but unfortunately the power company will not accept payment in bees.:scratch:
With a jacket you wear pants (or at least I do) I would think the vented suit with shorts would be the equivalent of this. I wear a vented jacket pants and a thin t-shirt. After 30 minutes or so I...
Unfortunately we have had a rash of "free bee removal" ads in craigslist over the last year or two. This adds to the belief that they are "doing us a favor".
Ma'am you and your pet bees have a nice day!
Hmmm.... Are you young enough or old enough to be losing teeth?:D
Did you coat the inside with anything?
About the middle of the page there is a double bucket strainer.
I made one a couple of weeks ago and it worked great. There was no standing over it waiting...
There is also Werner's Trading Company in Cullman. He should carry about everything your cousin would need, he used to even sell packages in the spring. In the back of the store he has a nice display...
If you plan on going to the Alabama Beekeepers annual convention on September 26 and 27 vendors will bring orders for no extra charge.
Doesn't the wood itself need some type of sealant?
As long as the bees have cleaned them up SHB will not be a problem. The main concern is wax moth and maybe the occasional rodent.
Tallow? It's invasive but :rolleyes:
$250 sounds more like the price of purchasing a single deep hive. This year our area ranged from $100 (bring your own box and 5 frames to trade in) to $150 (bring your own box). The $150 was on the...
What AstroBee said. I am also a believer of as much sun as possible for the hives. Sun, better for the bees worse for the beekeeper.