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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Crawford County Ohio, 5/5-11. I would say about 3-4 pound swarm unfortunately it was 20ft up in an apple tree.. But I got em!
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    Re: Best Way To Combine?

    Good stuff, thank you all. But let me get this straight on the shake out portion of the program. After I take the hive away 50 ft or so, I am assuming I would take each frame out and shake as many...
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    Best Way To Combine?

    Anyone have an opinion on what would be the best way to combine a colony that is in a deep hive body with a laying worker with a nuc that has a decent queen? Both colonies set in the yard about 3...
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    Re: Free On-Line Bee Hive Tracking and Recording

    I like the site really well, think it will be awesome for a small timer like me. Only issue I have ran into so far is I can not get it to load on my BB storm. I get the site header but that is all....
  5. Re: Plastic Walter Kelly Hive bodies and supers?

    What about supers and hive bodies. Have used plastic on all three of my hives for inner covers and telescoping covers and all three hives have survived winter so far. Have others had the same...
  6. Plastic Walter Kelly Hive bodies and supers?

    I just came across an old stash of unused beekeeping equipment. Very lucky find I am thinking, but a lot of the shallow supers and hive bodies are a molded polyurethane. They seem pretty sturdy and...
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    Reuse shallow cut comb foundation?

    I began to prepare my frames from last year for foundation tonight and ran across a few shallow ones that had been about 1/4 of the way drawn out. I also found a couple that had a little uncapped and...
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    A win for the mouse guard (graphic)

    Guess these things really do work!!

    http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/tbz16g1ZP7EIREh3FT3A2w?feat=directlink
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    Re: Will Bonfires hurt hives???

    I have them about 30ft from mine. Never seen any issues, besides drunks burning up all my wood:D
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    Re: Carved Lawn Jockeyish Style Hives?

    Those are exactly the style I am referring to. I guess I was a little off on the time frame they were popular but those are exactly what I am interested in. Any other info would be great. These are...
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    Carved Lawn Jockeyish Style Hives?

    I was watching a program on television a while ago and they were showcasing some people rescuing a style of hive in europe that were all carved some were bears, some soldiers some looked like lawn...
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    Re: Newbie learns a lesson in Beek'ing (long)

    They sure were my favorite pair of Atlanta Falcons ones.... Those will not see a bee yard again soon...Sometimes birds and bees don't mix..LOL
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    Re: Newbie learns a lesson in Beek'ing (long)

    Thanks for all the replies. Unfortunately you have all opened my eyes to something I should have known. This will likely not be my last stupid mistake, I believe there is more pain to come! I will...
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    Newbie learns a lesson in Beek'ing (long)

    Having had my hives for the best part of the year now I have gotten pretty comfortable working with my bees. I have one hive that is very docile and another that is not aggressive but a little hotter...
  15. Good info, thanks to everyone for the input!

    Good info, thanks to everyone for the input!
  16. How often to open new hives? (long, very long)

    Okay, so I have everything going with 2 hives and just want to get opinions (if you could sprinkle it with a little reasoning that would be great) as to how often I should be doing inspections? Allow...
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    Hello from the Corn

    Hello all,

    What I great forum! :applause: I have been lurking the site for a while as I was waiting to get bees before posting. Well I caught my first swarm last week (Outside the Verizon store...
  18. Thread: DVD's ?

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    SwarmPlus

    http://www.swarmplus.com/

    DVD on catching swarms. Well done with good information and video quality, I thought. Sample videos on the site to judge for yourself before purchasing .
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