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  1. Thread: new queen

    by Levi's Bees
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    new queen

    i had a hive supersede the queen and now they have no eggs just brood. instead of disturbing them i watch the front entrance. if i see pollen coming in does that mean the queen is back to laying...
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    Re: proplis on my pants

    i use my wife's finger nail polish called 100% acetone takes it right off my hands
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    yeah that's the thing I didn't catch it before I made 2 nucs with 2 new Queens
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    1891718918 how long till this goes away
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    bad honey or ?

    i had a 1 gal gar of black or dark brown honey was like molasses or tasted like black licorice. didn't like the taste so i feed it to the bees in 1:1 syrup water. here is the thing feeding it to the...
  6. Re: Raise a queen?/Buy a queen? For a split...

    unless u want local queen do ur own or find a local queen and put her in and u will be at least 3 weeks a head and no brood break just a thought
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    Re: 2nd brood box

    yes its called the 7 -10 rule
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    Re: paint stripper

    https://www.google.com/shopping/product/5615649780572228350?q=toxic+free+and+biodegradable+paint+stripper&biw=1920&bih=951&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.&bvm=bv.94455598,d.b2w&tch=1&ech=1&psi=lghrVaP7OcTAtQXl24P4D...
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    Re: paint stripper

    well have done some checking and found stripper that is toxic free and biodegradable so should be ok to use :applause:
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    Re: paint stripper

    yes i understand that some paint looks like some one has painted over some mold or something. another reason is i want to start fresh no harm in that just need to know if u have used paint stripper...
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    paint stripper

    has any one used paint stripper before? can this be done? i have a few old 1974 brood boxes that r in good shape would like to stripe them down and repaint. tried to sand down with 60 grit doesn't...
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    Re: How to Split without moving hives?

    ok i did do all of the above suggested i now have a nuc thats 5 frames the 2 out sides are honey and pollen 1 of the 3 r capped brood and the other 2 is full of eggs . when to move to 10 frame box ....
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    Re: Mow grass/weeds around hives.

    i use old carpet works wonders
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    Re: Trapout help

    what i heard is they dont like the smell of wd40 so get every thing ready the trap out screen the box with excellent ventilation ware they cant get out spray hole they will poor out very pissed off...
  15. Thread: chalkbrood

    by Levi's Bees
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    chalkbrood

    what is one's thought about chalkbrood . what causes it, how to get rid of it . how much bleach is save to put in a quart of 1:1 sugar syrup.
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    Re: okay......i've got a question/mystery

    go look at this video called rose hive method its basically what he did . this explains what to dohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMcBiCcuC8w
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    queen and were she will lay

    i have 2 deeps i put all the brood and eggs,larva, in the top brood box and put all drawn empty in the bottom will she move to the bottom at some point to start laying eggs :scratch:
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    Re: Screened or Solid Bottom - Langstroth

    i thought bees liked the dark ? and pp that have screen bb's how does that work with the queen laying all the way to the bottom of the frame?
  19. Re: Packages Installed into 3 Frames - Okay?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXJLfG-hA0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vOfn2Nj4JY
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    Re: Look who wants to feed our bees!

    has any 1 received there seeds yet. :popcorn:
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    Re: hive check seeing queen's laying eggs

    Pulling frames out checking for capped brood and seen the Queen and thought I would try to catch her laying eggs with my phone and got lucky
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    hive check seeing queen's laying eggs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEdCgdXJMx8
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    Re: brood box's

    no when i added the bees it was on 10 drawn frames i thought i read somewhere that if u checkerboard the 2 boxes that they might draw out the frames faster cause they were next to brood/ eggs/ larva...
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    Re: brood box's

    just 1 box going to add 2nd deep but how to configure with the second .
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    brood box's

    i have 1 deep box full of capped brood and eggs what to do ? what do most do ? rotate the boxes, checkerboard the boxes with undrawn or drawn foundation, or just add another box of undrawn or with...
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