rwurster ..How is this a favor?
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rwurster ..How is this a favor?
[QUOTE=Rader Sidetrack;845549]I don't live in Florida, so its easy for me to say this, but the solution is to charge for something other than removing the bees. Sell the homeowner something at a...
From: The Florida State Beekeepers Association
Subject: Honey Bee Removal as Pest Control in Florida
The following has been released through various informational outlets:
Monday, July 30,...
Heat is the problem.
If you are using plastic foundation, I clean off the mess & recoat the frames with extra wax. The rest of the hive is good to use again.
And the race is on, Got the first swarm of the season Thursday close to the bay. The girls don’t know what to do with this weather. Looked at hive yesterday that has been in the carport for three...
(I love my bees and never advocate killing them if it can be prevented..... That being said - as soon as you start talking about things like cranes and professional help and the liability of that...
Thanks for the link.
(Had one in the mail for 11 days.)
She would never make it down here in the heat of summer.
This is for judging honey.
Why pick up a problem that may wipe out everything you have?
One day in the heat could ruin a queen. She may still be alive but will she be viable? You may not know for several weeks. Where did you order her from? I will never use the USPS again; the last...
I like to use a strip of cardbord curled up with the pellets in the center. Works fine for starting the pellets and makes a nice smoke :thumbsup:
2011 Beginner Beekeeping Workshop
Members of the UF Master Beekeeping program will have a beginner beekeeping workshop at the Phillippi Estates Park...
2011 Beginner Beekeeping Workshop :)
Members of the UF Master Beekeeping program will have a workshop at the Warm Mineral Springs, Florida. On Saturday...
Find a local bee club and ask for some help.:) Get some frames and cut that comb off the top & rubber band them to each frame.
Next time if you stay with beekeeping buy from a reliable source.
One box is enough; sounds like you donít have anything to lose. You may have a hard time finding a queen now but, you have a month to do a trap out that may change. Feeding them canít hurt.
Not enough information, what do have now a nuc, medium, single deep? I am adding supers to all of my hives this week. The girls are building up fast this month and swarm calls have started. :eek:...
A beginner beekeeping class will be held on February 12, 2011 9:30am at the Manatee County Extension center 1303 17th St West Palmetto, Florida. For more information go to Suncoast Beekeepers.com :)
Why not get two queens from the same place you get the packages, Split the two you have now and see what you end up with late summer? If the nucs donít thrive combine back to old hive. If all goes...
Do you have queens available this early to make a split or nucs? You could put a queen excluder between each box for a week or two then when ready look for eggs.:)
Come learn about backyard beekeeping. Itís easy, rewarding and you help the environment.
Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Northern Trust Community Room in Lakewood...
Your back will thank you:)
This is what I would recomend,:thumbsup: did this all day friday on two cutouts.
when are you comming down south ? Lynn is the expert on two queen hives for honey production. Call me for his number.