Search:

Type: Posts; User: KeyBeeper

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,269

    Re: Burr comb brood (why?)

    My thought is that a creature with millions of years experience on the planet knows how many drone to raise.
  2. Thread: bee tree

    by KeyBeeper
    Replies
    12
    Views
    2,290

    Re: bee tree

    I really don't see how it could be against the law to have stump. I have 3 acres of land, I wonder how many stumps and tree's out there are breaking the law. Come on man - leave them in the stump. ...
  3. Thread: bee tree

    by KeyBeeper
    Replies
    12
    Views
    2,290

    Re: bee tree

    If you define a hive type by management practiced - you now have a Warre hive.
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,066

    Re: Newbee in Alabama

    War Eagle Tony. Auburn graduate, living a few miles outside of Marietta - got my first bees just last year. There are a lot of good books on beekeeping, but I suggest you branch out and read about...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,811

    Judging bee temperament...

    New beek, first hive is now coming out of winter - seem to be doing well. Question - how do you know the temperament of your bees?

    I have a Warre hive, so I don't open it much - but I do go...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,183

    Re: Must have beekeeping books...

    The Buzz About Bees: Biology of a Superorganism
  7. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,630

    Re: electric heat for the hive

    And could Italian bee's, or any other standard Apis Melifera Melifera live in the coldest parts of Canada outside the help of humans? The Artic bee is rare breed indeed.
  8. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,630

    Re: electric heat for the hive

    We'll be bottle feeding and burping them all before you know it - wait, we do bottle feed!
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,683

    Re: Can't see any mites on my bees

    Yep, I spotted all circled.
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,683

    Can't see any mites on my bees

    It's very warm here today - low 70's. Sat next to the hive for about 40 minutes today observing hundreds of bees coming and going from no more than a foot or two away. I could not spot a single...
  11. Replies
    120
    Views
    12,556

    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    Woo hoo - shooting for that 23 mark. No bar is too high!
  12. Replies
    120
    Views
    12,556

    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    There is nothing I could say in this short space to make in impact on anyone who is sold on traditional beekeeping methods. My advice to those truly interested - as you say you are is the read 2...
  13. Replies
    120
    Views
    12,556

    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    The proper way to work a Warre Hive is to open it twice a year. That is not erroneous information.
  14. Replies
    120
    Views
    12,556

    Re: No feeding, no treatments,

    I'll let you know how it goes.

    If they do make it, then they will technically be 1st generation survivor bee's - and stronger than many bee's that need a lot of intervention.

    If they don't make...
  15. Replies
    120
    Views
    12,556

    No feeding, no treatments,

    not opening the hive more than twice a year (warre). What are the chances my first hive of bee's survive the winter?
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,202

    Re: Starting out, interested in some advice

    My advice is learn about bees first - beekeeping 2nd. Logic? How can you properly keep bees if you don't understand them as an organism. I suggest reading the book The Buzz About Bees . It's a...
  17. Replies
    24
    Views
    6,749

    Re: 2011 Package bees and queens price list

    I've tried two different browsers to get to that link but it says it is not available. Hold on - 2nd link you provided worked just fine. Thank you!
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,282

    Re: Simple Solar Melter

    Would love to see that if you can work out your posting problems. I was thinking of building one - but I only have 1 hive (so far) and the plans on this site are for a much larger operation.
  19. Checking on my first in - winter survival...

    Last two weekend's I've found a dozen or so dead bees on at the entrance - 2 or 3 times more on the ground. Peeking inside the entry, there are a few inside (one surprised me and flew out into 48...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,954

    Re: Tubed Bottom Boards

    What is a tubed bottom board. Do you have a link that explains it, or perhaps a picture?
  21. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,579

    Re: Improvised hive

    He can plug it in and let the CPU fan cool them down! :)
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,422

    Re: Can you buy Tanglefoot at retail - or

    Using it to stop ants from climbing down a wire to eat sugar from a hummingbird feeder. And to the previous poster- yes I do have a Tractor Supply store nearby. Thanks.
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,422

    Can you buy Tanglefoot at retail - or

    if not, where have any of you bought it?
  24. Re: I havea Bald Faced Hornet's nest in my front yard...

    If anything you guys have given me a healthy respect (okay, fear) for those guys. When I found the nest, I stood within 2 feet for a couple of minutes to identify the insect. They didn't seem to be...
  25. Re: I havea Bald Faced Hornet's nest in my front yard...

    I thought I'd take the nest to the back of my acreage and then release. But I suppose that will likely kill them so perhaps spraying is the best idea.
Results 1 to 25 of 124
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4