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  1. Thread: Drone frames

    by knightm1
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    Drone brood is good

    I believe that the practice of culling drone brood is detrimental to honeybee genetics. This practice places unresolvable pressures on the bees that normally will not occur. It causes even more...
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    African bees are the past and the future

    I, for one, believe that like the hive beetle, varroa and all the other bee problems we are experiencing today, africanized bees are here to stay and we had better learn to live with them. South...
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    Great

    Thanks
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    new website for glenn apiaries?

    Does anyone know of a new website for glenn apiaries?
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    Frame gripper

    I do not use a gripper much any more, but I own and like the Kelly gripper better than others I've seen.:D. It is more comfortable and less likely to pinch. You still need a hive tool to break the...
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    It's about sustainability!

    Do not buy the bee's from people who aren't using resistant queens. I know it is not an option in many cases. It may be that, like I did this year, I bought packages from a local bee dealer, who...
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    Thy nabors (bee)keeper

    I got into this endeavour for the honey. I continue in this avocation because I love it. I do not like to eat honey that is raised by any one but me. I believe that pure, raw natural honey is very...
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    Why use anything?

    The point I am making is that dependence on any foreign substance can't be good for the bees, the beekeeper or the honey. There are ways to get off of the chemical treadmill. One is natural cell...
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    Not in my honey, thank you!

    I eat the honey I steal from my bee's.I havent used chemicals on most of my hives for seveal years. I have survivor stock from Russian, Italian, carnolian and SMR queens. I think IPM in a passive...
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    Killer bees circa 1913

    American Bee Journal - Page 15

    Bee culture - 1913
    Mrs. RW Herlong, of Fort White, Fla., had a mare and colt stung to death the past
    season, and several members of the family barely escaped...
  11. Thread: feeder pails

    by knightm1
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    If you freeze the lid the propolis will come off...

    If you freeze the lid the propolis will come off easier.
  12. Thread: Success!!!!!

    by knightm1
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    I had the same thing happen to my queen, she was...

    I had the same thing happen to my queen, she was a hybrid and was laying spotty brood. Previously, I lost three due to poor beekeeping. I tried to introduce these queens in hives where I killed the...
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