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    I am in Virginia. I understand about the honey...

    I am in Virginia. I understand about the honey flow, but it isn't the lack of honey that is concerning me as much as the lack of capped brood. I have eggs, but no capped brood.
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    nothing going on, what's up?

    I checked my hives today. 5 Kenyan hives. 2 were doing pretty good with a little honey, brood, and eggs. The other 3 were almost stalled. 2 of them had no honey or capped brood at all, but there...
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    If you don't mind an ignorant beekeeper asking a...

    If you don't mind an ignorant beekeeper asking a question.... what is a horizontal starter roller?
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    I am in Crewe and presently have 3 Kenyan TBHs. ...

    I am in Crewe and presently have 3 Kenyan TBHs. We are about 3 hours SW of DC.
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    Mr. Bush, how do your girls seem to take the dry...

    Mr. Bush, how do your girls seem to take the dry sugar?
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    I have sold around 10 hives on ebay over the last...

    I have sold around 10 hives on ebay over the last couple of years and yes, there is a market. I didn't have any trouble selling any of them. They all went for around $120. Solid pine construction....
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    the actual depth is about 9 1/4 inches from the...

    the actual depth is about 9 1/4 inches from the bottom of the bar to the floor. I guess you could go to 16, but I made it to fit a 1 x 12 board.

    I searched for beehive, top bar hive, and top bar...
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    New TBH on Ebay

    Just thought somebody might be interested in my newest Kenyan Top Bar Hive on Ebay. Check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks.
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    I use 1X12 pine now for my hives. I cut a rabbet...

    I use 1X12 pine now for my hives. I cut a rabbet in the top and bottom of the sides for the bottom and a top bar rest. The bottom is angled on either side at 20 degree (so is the top bar rest) The...
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    Cool, thanks.

    Cool, thanks.
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    Iddee, is that what honey is: about 6:1? Thanks.

    Iddee, is that what honey is: about 6:1? Thanks.
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    Thanks for all the input! It sounds like more...

    Thanks for all the input! It sounds like more work than reward. I especially liked the remark by Mr. Bush about them keeping busy instead of fighting and robbing. I hadn't thought about that...
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    My 13 year old budding beekeeper (wants to be the...

    My 13 year old budding beekeeper (wants to be the youngest Master Beekeeper in VA)had an interesting question that I couldn't answer but will give it a try. We were feeding 2:1 syrup to our bees and...
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    Sounds like a blast Tomas! I was hoping you'd...

    Sounds like a blast Tomas! I was hoping you'd respond to my question, I remember you saying you make a tea to use and figured you'd know the answer. Thanks a bunch!
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    Does anyone dry lemongrass before winter to use...

    Does anyone dry lemongrass before winter to use as a swarm lure early next spring? Thanks.
  16. Thread: smartweed?

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    Thanks guys. Mr. Bush, you say you plant it...

    Thanks guys. Mr. Bush, you say you plant it intentionally - how much do you plant? I read somewhere recently that it takes an acre of buckwheat to support one colony - that sounds a little much to...
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    Is anyone familiar with smartweed as a nectar...

    Is anyone familiar with smartweed as a nectar source. Our garden this year, sadly neglected, was overrun by weeds. We began cleaning it this week and it was covered with smartweed and the bees were...
  18. Thread: Pollen Colors

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    "First, may I ask, "Are you sure it's pollen"?" ...

    "First, may I ask, "Are you sure it's pollen"?"

    I won't say 100% sure it is pollen, but I can't think of anything else it would be. If it were yellow or orange, I would say yes, but being...
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    Is there a chart of pollen colors online...

    Is there a chart of pollen colors online anywhere? I've searched a little, but couldn't find what I was looking for.

    I have some pollen in my hives that is almost black and I was wondering what...
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    Thanks all. Mr. Bush, I cannot seem to open your...

    Thanks all. Mr. Bush, I cannot seem to open your Power Point Presentation. Is that on my end or yours? I haven't had trouble opening other presentations. I'm using PPT 2000. Thanks.
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    I am in the process of constructing a TBH...

    I am in the process of constructing a TBH presentation/demonstration. I have read where some of you have given presentations at bee keeping clubs in the past and was wondering is you had some...
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    I cut all my bars from basswood scraps from my...

    I cut all my bars from basswood scraps from my cabinet shop. I cut the bars, groove the bars, cut the splines in just a short time. I run the bars through the thickness sander to clean them up. ...
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    hehehe, thanks Michael. I usually check on mine...

    hehehe, thanks Michael. I usually check on mine once a week (I have Fridays off so that works great for me). I miss a few so sometimes it is a couple of weeks. I don't know that they need checking...
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    I'll have to dig up my 1/7" drill bits tomorrow. ...

    I'll have to dig up my 1/7" drill bits tomorrow. smile.gif
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    Gotcha! Yeah, I can easily handle three deeps at...

    Gotcha! Yeah, I can easily handle three deeps at one time. No problem. I'm sure you believe that too! Thanks a bunch. I don't have any Lang equipment so maybe someone can help...how much area...
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