Search:

Type: Posts; User: Hopper

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    13
    Views
    4,512

    Re: Natural beekeeping in Canada

    I'm in my first year as a beekeeper, and am going natural. I've gone to foundationless after reading Michael Bush, also chemical free. My bees are carniolans and have been biulding up great from...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,394

    Re: dead brood with tongues sticking out

    Yes it was cold, for about 10 days it rained, and got down to +3C at one point. I was just taken aback with the tongues sticking out, dmpower, when it happened to you, did their tongues stick out...
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,394

    dead brood with tongues sticking out

    I am at a loss as to what this is...there was two frames that I moved up into the second brood box that all died. I t looks as if about half of them hatched out, tho am not sure if it was like that...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    790

    Re: First Package Today

    Wow, sounds like you are very organized! I guess you were paying attention to what your father was saying!:D I wish you the best of luck, and tell your son..you may get some honey, but maybe not...
  5. Re: Drawing out foundation verses building when foundationless

    Thank you all for all the great advice! This is an awesome forum!:D I've decided to put in foundationless[ and yes our platform is level] and I have SBB's also. I'll be putting in wooden guides in...
  6. Drawing out foundation verses building when foundationless

    My Carniolans packages arrive in 3 weeks time, and I am wondering if by going foundationless, will that be harder on my bees to start out, or would that be to much work for them. How long does it...
  7. Thread: been painting

    by Hopper
    Replies
    16
    Views
    1,834

    Re: been painting

    :D I'm new to beekeeping, so even painting is fun!! I've decided to let my family who are coming to visit at Easter , paint pictures on my honey supers!! I've already painted the brood boxes, with...
  8. Replies
    4
    Views
    746

    Re: why leave all honey supers on?

    Nasalsponge and Michael..thank you for clarifing the use of the honey supers, it makes sense now, and hopefully next year I will have the oportunity to experience extracting my own honey. It does...
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    746

    why leave all honey supers on?

    I am wondering why you leave all the additional honey supers on, why they're not taken off as they fill up?:o
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    5,639

    Re: "those skyscaper queens often die out"

    Holey moley!!! A quick question if I may...why do you leave the honey supers all on...why not remove some before adding more? Is it to keep them all warm? Or what.....my question comes from not...
  11. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,548

    Re: Maximizing pollen collection

    I've read here somewhere recently that a good way of trapping pollen is two days on and two days off...that seems less disruptive to me:)
  12. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,229

    Re: queen excluders..yes or no?

    WOW I'm truly impressed with the response to my question! Thank you everyone for giving your opinion, I appreciate it.:D
  13. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,229

    Re: queen excluders..yes or no?

    Ted.....thank you very much for your advice, Good Beekeeping is what I'm striving for.
  14. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,229

    Re: queen excluders..yes or no?

    Tia...thanks for the advice, I will try to always make sure theres no lovely queen on any frames of honey before removing it!
  15. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,229

    Re: queen excluders..yes or no?

    jldoll....thanks for your great input! I've sent your post to my hubby who thinks that I will going into the hive WAYYY to often...now he'll maybe resign himself to a wife who'll either be watching...
  16. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,229

    queen excluders..yes or no?

    I'm looking for the pros and cons to queen excluders, any and all opinions appreciated. I'm getting 2 packages next month, and am trying to plan ahead. I'm brand new..and have been reading a ton, but...
  17. Replies
    3
    Views
    445

    Re: Hello from BC Canada

    :D I just joined and will let others know of this site so that we may be able to post a variety of ideas.
  18. Replies
    3
    Views
    445

    Hello from BC Canada

    I will be starting my adventure with 'the little ladies' next month! I'm reading all that I can, and must say that this forum is a vast source of information, I love the humour too!:D
Results 1 to 18 of 21