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    re-use dirty frames

    just opened a dead hive, and found lots of honey. i had left a super on for the winter, and the frames and wax are all spotted and smeared a brownish yellow. i'm assuming it is nosema, and don't know...
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    Re: Bring Out Your Dead...

    dfirst winter for m and so far i lost 1 out of 3 in S.W. PA 15102
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    Re: Test your bee knowledge

    was having a bad day until i read your reply. still laughing thanks for a bright spot on a snowy sat evening
    tom
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    Re: Test your bee knowledge

    tried, but couldn't get it to come up. just kept getting an error message. will try again laater thanks for the info
    tom
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    Re: queen cell question from a new beek

    thanks, i was going to check in a week, but i think i'll wait two and one half weeks to be safe
    never tried this, so i'm kinda nervous
    tom
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    queen cell question from a new beek

    i have a queenless hive with no eggs or larva, but some capped brood. yesterday, i was lucky enough to get two 14 day old queen cells, which i installed. the guy who gave me the cells said to use...
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    Hi Bill, Welcome and best wishes. I too am...

    Hi Bill,
    Welcome and best wishes. I too am new and started two packages this spring, and caught two swarms. In fact, I think I sat next to you and Cathy at the Beaver Area Beekeepers club. I am...
  8. Thread: help!!!!

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    thanks for the help. i don't have any drawn comb...

    thanks for the help. i don't have any drawn comb as this is my first year, but i'll try scraping and spraying w/syrup tomorrow
    thanks again
    tom
  9. Thread: help!!!!

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    help!!!!

    i really messed up. i just checked a 5 frame nuke that i used for a swarm that i caught about 2 weeks ago. just returned from out of town, and the bees have built comb between the frames instead of...
  10. Thread: supplies

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    supplies

    does anyone know if there is a place near charlotte to buy foundation
    thanks
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    it was a small plastic dish with a screen in it...

    it was a small plastic dish with a screen in it and he felt it helped to disinfect any cuts or punctures from mites
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    thanks for the replies. i too checked all the...

    thanks for the replies. i too checked all the internet places that i knew and couldn't find anything. was just curious if anyone else used this stuff. thanks again
    tom
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    i think his idea is that it will somehow help...

    i think his idea is that it will somehow help disinfect any damage to bees by mites
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    another newbie question

    i just started a month ago with two packages, and they seem to be doing well. a few days ago i was at a friends house, a beekeeper, and we opened some of his hives. he had a small homemade feeder in...
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    feeding a package

    this will be my first year with bees. i will get two packages the first week of april, but have to be out of town for a week. i'll have a week between the time the bees arrive and the day i have to...
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    thanks

    thanks for the reply. i have found much info on the internet, and think your site is great. never realized how much there is to know about bees. there are so many different opinions out there, even...
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    top bar hives and foundationless frames

    i'm new to bees, and will receive my first 2 packages in the spring, and have been reading a lot on the internet and have two questions.
    does anyone in a northern area keep top bar hives, and do...
  18. Thread: inner cover

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    this is great. thank you one and all for the...

    this is great. thank you one and all for the info. i wish i would have found this site sooner


    tom
  19. Thread: inner cover

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    thanks for the help. trying to read a lot, but...

    thanks for the help. trying to read a lot, but have much to learn.
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    just thought i would need it to get the bees out...

    just thought i would need it to get the bees out of the super when the time comes to get the honey
  21. Thread: inner cover

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    inner cover

    i'm new to bees and am in the process of building boxes to receive two packages in the spring. i have found many plans on the internet, but can't find any dimensions for the hole in the inner cover....
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