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    Re: Lets talk about Long Lang Hives

    I built a few years back, they did fine and wintered well. I made them the 3 supers long and made 3 inner covers the same size. then I could put supers straight up from any of the 3 positions. so...
  2. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    I plan on just sticking in 1 inch closed cell foam on each side of my deeps when I cant lift them anymore, that will make them 8 frame deeps with the same lids and inner covers. I almost went with...
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    Re: Increasing small cell hives

    I have read that a large cell bee , raised in a 5.4 cell, if given the chance to draw out new comb will make about 5.1 sized cell. then those smaller bees would make about 4.9 sized cells if given...
  4. Thread: Bee Trailer

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Bee Trailer

    I had a much smaller single axle trailer, I just put it on blocks and removed the tires.
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    Re: Hello from Valdosta Georgia

    Welcome to Beesource
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    Re: Hi from New Zealand

    Welcome to bee source.
  7. Re: I got so excited when I found this site I dove right in.

    Welcome, Joining a club is a great way to cut down on mistakes.
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    Re: New Guy from the Pacific Northwest

    Welcome, Just a little North of you. Good luck with whatever hive you choose
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    Re: Hello from Athens Greece

    Welcome
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    Re: New bee from Sandy, OR

    I requeen in august , if they don't take I have time to try once more, if they don't take in sept, your hive just dies, or you combine. Very few drones out this late in the year. Dosn't mean it wont...
  11. Thread: New Beekeeper

    by BGhoney
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    Re: New Beekeeper

    Welcome, #1 try not to kill your bees !! I've made every mistake and keep making them. but we got a mentor program started in our club so hopefully newbs can skip a couple of them. Find a local...
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    Re: New Participant

    Welcome, What are your bigger nector producing plants around there. ?
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    Re: New bee from Sandy, OR

    Welcome , Just a touch north of you, there are a few bee clubs in your area.
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    Re: New Canadian bee keeper

    Welcome, congrates on the quick start
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    Re: I'm really new. How new....

    Welcome, Read Read. Enjoy
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    Re: Hello from Romania

    Welcome, I have 1 acre of phacilia
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    Re: Temporary "Greenhouse" type shelter

    You want protection from wind and rain, but the temp has to stay cool so the bees stay mostly clustered, If they warm up they will eat, need to defecate and fly
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    Re: New from Washington State

    Welcome
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    Re: Removing Queen Cells from PLASTIC foundation

    Rotto zip will do it, they will patch the hole
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    Re: Pinch combine or other suggestions?

    I would probably just combine, I've tried nursing week colonies and it seldom works. Sounds like they don't have enough work force do gather much.
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    Re: Should I stop feeding?

    No they mean, if you feed sugar with the supers on they will draw the frames and then start filling it with sugar honey. You don't want to sell or eat that. I would stop feeding , and leave off the...
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    Re: New member in Eugene Oregon

    Welcome, your down in Glory bees Area
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    Re: Coastal washington

    Welcome jerry, lots of go info on here.
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    Re: Pacific NW Newcomer

    Welcome, check around for a local bee club the will be a ton of help.
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    Re: Queen rearing Calander

    My bad, all the calenders I've used go from egg laid, If your not careful and graft a 2 day old larva the timetable will be off.
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