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  1. Re: First day harvesting pollen. Is this massive bearding normal?

    I have lots of dead drones on the ground out front when I put my traps on. I don't think they could get back into the hive.
  2. Thread: Pollen trap

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    Pollen trap

    When do you close up the trap because of a low pollen flow? Is it something like only seeing less than 10 pollen forgers coming into the hive in less than a minute? There has to be some way of...
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    Re: Commercial Pollen Traps

    http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/pollen-trap-hosterman-style/ anyone ever built and used this one or any other one in the build it ourself section?
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    Re: Lauri no longer a moderator

    Hoyt Carbon Spyders..... Got to love them!
  5. Thread: Happy New Year

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    Re: Happy New Year

    Same to y'all
  6. Thread: My Dad

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    Re: My Dad

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry for your loss.
  7. Thread: Beeswax prices?

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    Re: Beeswax prices?

    There is a health food store here that sells their 1 lbers for $28.00. I really don't think they sell all that much.
  8. Thread: Beeswax Melter

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    Beeswax Melter

    I've used my crockpot wax melter several times using it to make lavender, frankincense, and unscented candles. The last time I used it I made cinnamon scented candles. After cleaning it, the...
  9. Thread: A Blessing

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    A Blessing

    A friend of mine sent this blessing to me along with her birthday wish.... The blessing she borrowed from catholic.org.

    I thought I would share it with you...

    Lord God, Almighty, who didst...
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    Re: Queen mating video

    Very cool video!!
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    Re: 2 good hives, 1 weak.........Solution ?

    If the hives are beside each other and since one sounds like it has really taken off, you can swap the location of the hives this will allow more foraging bees to go into the weeker hive. That just...
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    Re: Hived swarms KEEP leaving??

    Put a queen excluder between the bottom board and the hive body...that will keep the queen there. If you are just putting them on foundation, try feed some sugar water and pollen patties. Just my...
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    Re: Boxes won't fit.....help please...

    ratchet staps work too.
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    Re: Bee hive on pond dam

    Dragonflies will eat bees... chase and eat queens on mating flights...
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    Re: Do I need a bottom board?

    I still make my bb's removable on my nucs so that I can use the box without the bottom. I like to start my splits, swarms, etc in 5 frame nuc boxes and when they are building up nicely, I like to...
  16. Re: Screen or Solid bottom board when installing??

    I keep mine open all year long.
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    Re: where to buy screening for front entrance?

    Here is what I use.... drywall corner bead from Lowes.

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    Re: Where to get a good hive tool

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    Love it!!
  19. Thread: Buckfast bees

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    Re: Buckfast bees

    If you search the forum, you will find tons of info. This question comes up all the time.
  20. Thread: Painting

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    Re: Painting

    So do you mix water and the glue together to thin it out and paint it on that way?
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    Re: Bringing in pollen today

    They are bringing in yellow and off white pollen here today. :)
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    Re: Coconut Oil for varroa mite control

    I will look for that
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    Re: nucs or packages ?

    I like that idea.
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    Re: nucs or packages ?

    Most folks that sell nucs make sure the queen is laying and has a good brood pattern before the customer picks up the nuc. That's considered established whether it's a home grown queen or bought...
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    Re: Coconut Oil for varroa mite control

    There's was an article in either Bee Culture or ABJ a while back that disproved the effectiveness of the coconut oil.
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