Why would I want to do that?
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Why would I want to do that?
I had an electric fence around my hives. but a bear got in anyway. how do ou keep the bear out if electric fence will not stop them?
Once the honey supers go on I rarely inspect. Unless something is going on that makes ne suspicious. lots of drones, crawlers, poor activity ETC.
That was probably over 50 years ago what do you think the odds of her memory being that accurate.
I run them through the scullery, then bottle. Clean safe and I can guarantee it>
Most Often multiple packages are fastened together with furring strips which provides air circulation. watch the temp and you will be all right I do it all the time. They are honey bees not...
Vectorjet: Where in mercer county are you located.? Are you a member of N.W. Pa beekeepers association?
Well Being where a swarm most generally heads off for a site discovered by their scouts and determined by investigation and agreement. That the scouts generally search the area they are familiar with...
I agree with you As I have long suspected this to be the method of infestation. How else could one explain the rapid infestation of fairly isolated apiaries that have had no infusions of new bees.
Welcome from Erie Pa. Home of the lake effect snow! LOL
Any time you have drawn comb on hand it pays to give it to the bees
Aah You forgot to put a space between Oh,and & benefit,and. Alzheimer's? ROFLMAO!
I have a football fan. I use it to inflate the footballs to 13 pounds!
Pick them out, Crushed bee juice is not all that great
I would bet he is! As well as being the person who introduces me to beekeeping he was one of my professors when I was taking agg. classes in college. He taught Genetics!
Brush hog, weed eater,...
I would make the nucs up, close them and transport them to the new location after the bees have been queenless for an hour I would place the queen cage on the top bar and watch the bees No...
Look up the beesource member Cleo C. Hogan Jr. and PM him. He is a very nice Individual and will direct you to his step by step description..
Why would it be too late to move them to new box? The frames look as thought hey could be transferred for the most part without a whole lot of hassle. . Does the box make that much of a different to...
That's a problem? Since propilis has a higher value than honey I welcome it.
I am quite sure your queen is gone, as you watched her fly off. However, she will probably be back in the morning unless she has no sense of smell and the bees in the hive who have had her Pheromones...
Welcome, From North West PA. 3 hours and 11 minutes north west of you.. I go to Mckenzie's warehouse in Camp Hill all the time!
Remove the super. Then condense the hives down to two boxes, removing frames that are empty or contain no brood. In the future do this prior to the combine,
As stated above a LW will lay...