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    Huge Swarm Resuced

    Beeks

    I got a call for a swarm that was suppose to be small hanging on the side of a trailer. I went with my equipment and a five frame nuc which is usually fine. When I got to the place, I was...
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    Re: Oldest Bee Tree?

    The oldest that i will soon remove is from a to hundred and forty yr old oak tree. The owner has lived on the property for over fifty yrs. He has seen bees come a go but the colony that is to be...
  3. Re: Overwintered Hive Status (Queen sighting outside hive?)

    looks like a drone or an overweight bee. some hives done here are already producing drones. Its to stocker to be a queen and the end of the abdomen is to rounded.
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    Re: What to do with dead out comb

    I would check you other hives to see if they need any resources. I dont know how the weather is there in Kentucky, but on a warm day check the hives and frames and see if you can move the honey...
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    Re: Make Nuc Entrance Disc

    I dont use nuc disc entrances. I usually just keep mine open even when im traveling short distances to other yard. The only time i do put something over the hole is when the nucs are sold. All i do...
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    Re: Getting into the hobby

    Welcome to the world of beesource and bees
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    Re: Honey from an abandoned hive

    I have eaten capped honey from a hive that was abandoned. What i find most helpful is feeding the frames of honey to my others hives that are low on stores and giving them a whole pollen patty as...
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    Re: Local Queen Disposal

    oh i see. There looks like i wont be able to make it all the way up there, unless there is a way of priority mailing which i would be more than happy to pay for.
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    Re: Local Queen Disposal

    Where do you keep the hives, down in my area or up in Washington.
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    Local Queen Disposal

    Hey Local Beeks

    Sending out a request to save doomed queens for this year. Every year, I try to save a few queens from ones that like to re-queen their colonies with young and robust queens. I...
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    Where to buy Top Bar Frames

    Hi Beeks

    Got a really good deal on a top bar hive from a friend of mine. The total price - free and after a little TLC it will bee great. It has about 5 to 6 frames missing from all the frames...
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    Re: Feral Stock of Bees in Barn Wall

    Thanks to all for the comments that have been made.
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    Re: Feral Stock of Bees in Barn Wall

    Hi TenBears

    I agree that all the comments here have been great and informative. My friend the owner of the house has lived there for about as long as the bees. He is the one that saw them come in...
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    Feral Stock of Bees in Barn Wall

    Hi Beeks

    Ive been into the bees for the last 3.5 years. I have had up to 20 in my backyard but sold them before I moved up here to the wonderful state of Oregon. Been recently interested in the...
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    Sticky: Re: treatment free member listing

    Medford, Or
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    Re: Pics from 4th inspection

    I would suggest getting anew queen and some decent equipment. I would also get some frames that have proper drawn out comb. Send me a pm and I'll see what I have.
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    Re: Lavender Honey

    Thank you, this is what i needed. Thanks to all
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    Lavender Honey

    Hey Beeks

    I was wondering on how to make pure lavender honey. There are about three major lavender farms in my area (not in Novato CA anymore) that cover at least 3-4 acres of many different...
  19. Re: Are buckfast bees good for beginners or not.

    Hi Trevor
    Im19 and i started out with buckfast bees.i had some good experince with them. I did have little problem with them swarming onme even when they had tons of room to expand. They also were...
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    Re: Question about pollen traps

    Pollen traps can affect the hive if only you leave it on for a week. I like to leave mine for 3 days and then let the bees have the rest of the week to build up what they lost. I also like to give my...
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    Shaking Packages

    Hi Beeks

    Just wondering where i could get and buy the triangular shape funnel that beekeepers use to direct bees into a package. I want to start selling bees since my hives are booming now.
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    Re: Plans for a 3 frame nuc

    Im using the standard deep frame which in 91/8. I plan on using an out side feeder.
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    Plans for a 3 frame nuc

    Hello
    Does anyone have a good plan for a 3 three frame nuc. I tried researching on internet but with no success. I want to make some for my queen rearing season. I have found out that 3 frame works...
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    Re: Queen cells to attract swarms?

    Swarms will not move into a nuc or box that has bees and laying queen. Dont get me wrong, i have seen big swarms even small take over a hive that has bees. The queens usaully decide who will be...
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    4 Way Pallets

    Any one know a good way to make a four way bee pallet to hold 4 ten frame boxes.? Also which clip is better the U or W? Moving to Oreagon in a couple weeks with a bustling carni nuc and six empty...
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