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    Re: My bees don't know it's cold.

    How much brood do they have?
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    Re: starving swarm or absconded hive

    Squarepeg,
    The usurping swarm is the one trying to take over. Prior years at a different yard with only 10 hives I noticed a few dead queens on the ground upon inspection I could not explain where...
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    Re: starving swarm or absconded hive

    Joseph,
    You were right in my back yard, only a couple miles away. Rancho Santa Margarita is a beautiful city and tucked up higher into the foothills makes some good foraging.

    Again, I will have...
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    Re: starving swarm or absconded hive

    I like you have seen this same thing happen 20 or more time this year alone in one yard! This yard hasn’t been used for 13 years until this year. It also happens to be on the same property where I...
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    Re: Witch hive goes on top?

    Queen-less on top.
  6. Re: Bee attack kills 1,000 pound hog is Arizona

    Desert Viking Ranch,

    This guy is full of stupid quotes…

    In the news story “the killer bee guy” said he couldn’t explain why in 10 years AHB’s were so bad. As if they were ever good? He got...
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    Re: Various colors of honey ----- RED???

    Cherry slushy. Maybe they went for a cold refreshing treat! Seriously I don’t know, and I wouldn’t have the guts to try it.
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    Re: Odd bee...havior re: my mother in law

    Maybe they smell her sweat! Or she is sweet!
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    Re: What kinda cells are these?

    The first picture I see two queen cups. The second and third pictures have capped worker brood on the left and capped drone brood on the right.
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    Re: Comb on the side of my deep super

    Scrape it off, fix the frames face of the comb by scraping it a little where there attaching the burr comb. Push all the frames to that side and the wax workers will work it out. Go back in next...
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    Re: Considering Shaking Out the Bees this Fall

    Move your bees off the top of the mountain for winter! Come to the valley with me. It’s warm down here. IPM for the winter… you may have to treat.
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    Re: Awesome brood pattern and crap frame

    Looks like dead brood. Chilled probably.

    That plastic foundation isn’t drawn out all the way so, what is drawn looks good. I have a hunch though, that there aren’t a lot of comb/bees to occupy a...
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    Re: Swarm Cells or Supersedure Cells?

    Hi Al,

    I’ll start off by saying welcome and not to worry too much. After all the bees are going to do what they feel is best.

    After reading your blog (well written) and posts I too kind of...
  14. Mite –Away quick strips more main stream for Varroa

    Now that Mite-Away quick strips are readily available in more areas are you folks buying it and trying it out? Any more good or bad success stories then what we already have herd form the folks...
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    Re: Going to start foundationless

    I too would like to try this. I would assume most of the time the bees eventually attach the comb from the starter to the side bars and bottom bars thus locking it in the frame. But, how does it hold...
  16. Thread: Hello all

    by EvilOrange
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    Re: Hello all

    In Yucaipa there is no orange groves left. The big grove that was in the valley is now a massive planned community and a golf course. However, the neighboring city like Redlands still has a few small...
  17. Thread: Hello all

    by EvilOrange
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    Hello all

    New forum member, and been a hobbyist for few years with only a few hives. I’m in Sothern California near the foothills in Oak Glen, Yucaipa. I never knew forums like these existed! I’ve only been a...
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