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    well i think the mayor and the govenor dropped...

    well i think the mayor and the govenor dropped the ball. I saw a picture of a few thousand school buses parked in 5 feet of water dont know about the city buses probaly the same . I think they could...
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    hi Suit up i wear jeans ,tee shirt ,denim shirt...

    hi
    Suit up i wear jeans ,tee shirt ,denim shirt rubber boots then goes on the bee suit
    Smoking has little to no effect on the ones ive delt with. Smoked the entrance and they pour out and your...
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    Hello When I first started i would get alot of...

    Hello
    When I first started i would get alot of stings on the hands and fingers, accidently pinching a lady or just being rough/clumsy. Those would bother me the thicker skin the venom couldnt come...
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    Hi While at work today , One of the city...

    Hi

    While at work today , One of the city employees here at the airport came looking for me. He was mowing on the airport and came across a swarm of bees in the field . When i say in the field I...
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    Hi Well last night i went out to the orchard...

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    Well last night i went out to the orchard to check the abandoned ahb hives that were given to my doctor friend. he called me in the late afternoon saying they were there and they had removed...
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    set a record today 89 degrees I love south texas...

    set a record today 89 degrees I love south texas winters .

    mal
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    Hi Well I have one growing and the bees seem...

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    Well I have one growing and the bees seem to like it, they crawl right in the blossoms. I have it growing on the rail around front porch grows like mad .

    Mal
  8. Hi well Im no expert but i do live in deep...

    Hi
    well Im no expert but i do live in deep south Texas . I only use marked queens just so i can keep track of them.
    As for the neighbors . The neighbors know im pretty crazy but not stupid enough...
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    Hello Yesterday I removed a colony of bees,...

    Hello
    Yesterday I removed a colony of bees, very well mannered till the end. I managed to get a 1/2 deep of brood about 5 lbs of bees, and as dumb luck goes I found the queen and captured her. The...
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    Hi hope everything is gonna be ok. The last time...

    Hi hope everything is gonna be ok. The last time we had a scare i screwed 1x6,s on all sides from top to bottom board . the top got screwed on too. I stacked a few blocks on top also. the screw gun...
  11. Well here in south texas its usually in the 70s...

    Well here in south texas its usually in the 70s to 80s and a cold 55 at night. Sometimes we do get a few northers, days in the 40s but as soon as the wind comes back from the south we warm back up. I...
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    As i was waxing the wifes car tonight i had a...

    As i was waxing the wifes car tonight i had a thought . The wax im using is a carnauba wax but im wondering if there could be some way i could use the bees wax ,or if there is a product out there...
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    well i must be pretty lucky, sort of . We are...

    well i must be pretty lucky, sort of . We are sorrounded by a bunch of retirees and none of them have any problem with the bees.
    In fact of the neighbors is so interested that she bought her own...
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    well i finally got to go through the hive this...

    well i finally got to go through the hive this afternoon. the top large super is full of capped honey and every frame has brood on it,the goal is to move the queen to the 1st two boxs and install...
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    Hi I just checked the hive on sunday , and...

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    I just checked the hive on sunday , and found plenty of honey and a queen who has laid lots of eggs in the honey supers. i didnt use a queen excluder and what a mess . My plan now is to get her...
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    Hi , Friday I took a trip over to Pharr tx , to...

    Hi , Friday I took a trip over to Pharr tx , to Magic Valley pollination and honey. Mr Vanderput was very helpful and friendly to me. he gave me the tour of the shop . I had no idea what a operation...
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    Hello Before work this morning just before...

    Hello
    Before work this morning just before sunrise I went to take a look at the entrance of the hive, just to say good morning to the girls. Well as I was there I could hear a high pitched squeek,...
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    Hi Well today i seem to have some success with...

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    Well today i seem to have some success with the new queen. I took screen wire and placed over a super frame with some pollen and honey stores. The attendents were left in with her,let her run....
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    Well i received a new queen on saturday and did a...

    Well i received a new queen on saturday and did a quick look for the old queen. No queen and lots of angry bees. So I put her in still in the cage , bottom box center of box. I carefully put her in...
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    Well I managed to go through the hive yesterday ....

    Well I managed to go through the hive yesterday . No queen to be found and zero larve. The hive is still full of bees, I am gonna order a new queen today. I didnt see any queen cells. Should i go and...
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    hi I think i have a problem ,I have noticed...

    hi I think i have a problem ,I have noticed thousands of dead and dying bees all over the back yard. they dont seem to be deformed and they all seem to be mature. They seem to be crawling off but...
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    April this year my 1st package of all-american...

    April this year my 1st package of all-american bees arrived. so far we have taken 60lbs of honey and they have 2 brood chambers and 3 full supers , adding another super this week,golden rod...
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    Hi well we survived the hurricane, thank god....

    Hi well we survived the hurricane, thank god. Today i removed my 1st shallow of capped honey, hurray. we got it in and removed the cappings and set to drain , well it seems that the honey is barely...
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    Hi My single hive is my back yard here on south...

    Hi My single hive is my back yard here on south padre island . Monday it looks like we are gonna get hit with a minor hurricane. I need to move the bees off it .should i plan to screen the top and...
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    Hi today i came home from work. I looked at the...

    Hi today i came home from work. I looked at the hive and found around 200 to 300 bees fanning the entrance. I have a extended landing board but also there is lots of bees clustering around the...
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