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  1. Re: Honey Bee Supporter in Troule / Bee City in Exterior Wall Now a Big Problem

    It is true. All bee associated material will have to be removed. We do cut outs in the San Antonio area, and re-establish the bees into a hive, and relocate them to our bee yards. Hopefully you can...
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    Re: Don't do this!

    I tried the latex gloves, ended up using common dish washing gloves, they are longer, come in different sizes and color. They do discourage the bees from stinging, but are not 100% sting proof---...
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    Re: Ants!

    Thank you robherc. Will try both.
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    Re: Ants!

    I too have ants(little sugar ants) they dont seem to bother the bees, but they get into the comb,hony, and feeders. Troutsqeezer=was that grease or oil-that you circle the hive with??
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    Re: Hived swarms KEEP leaving??

    I really appreciate all the input. When I first started catching the swarms, I did'nt have any comb. Ritenour,that sounds like great info=the sugar water gives them what they need to move on.
    I...
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    Re: Hived swarms KEEP leaving??

    Thank yall. I will try the QE on the bottom board. Been feeding sugar water, and pollen.
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    Re: Show us your brood!

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    Filled two 10 frame hive bodies with the brood from this cut out. These little dark bees were a little HOT!!!!
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    Hived swarms KEEP leaving??

    I have caught 6 swarms this season. Once I have them all caught, I place them in a 10 frame hive body with foundation. Today I only have one that has stayed and is producing. The other five have...
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