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  1. Re: in-house observation hive recommendations

    I have a Bon Terra 8 frame DW. You will see the queen plenty.
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    Curious Question

    I was just wondering:

    How far north will honey bees live in North America, and what elevations will they tolerate? I've looked for this all over the net and got nothing.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    5/27/14
    Oswego, NY 13126
    Sunny, 73, light NE winds
    Half my observation hive. Looked everywhere, nary a gathered swarm. Is it possible they could have found a new home in a matter of hours?
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    Re: NY State Winterlosses

    Out of 4 hives I lost 2. And one of the guys on my golf league had 2 hives and lost them both.
  5. Re: 2 hives with no queen; can i i merge the two?

    Thanks everyone for your input. Hive maintenance on an ob hive took about 2 hours to do. Ob hive now now has 3 queen cells in it.
  6. Re: 2 hives with no queen; can i i merge the two?

    Well--I cant really use newspaper here because I am putting these bees into an observation hive, not a traditional Langstroth.
  7. 2 hives with no queen; can i i merge the two?

    My ob hive has been queenless since they last swarmed the first week of June. I captured a queenless swarm 2 weeks ago and gave them a few frames of eggs and honey and they have queen cells in the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    7/4/13 14:00. Was walking back from my yard and saw a cloud of bees settle in my neighbors tree 10' up. Nuc'd them and selling them to another beek tomorrow.

    Sunny, humid, 81 F
    13126, Oswego, NY
  9. Re: has anyone experienced insurance companies covering extraction of honey bees??

    The last cut out I did I told the home owner to file a claim to have the repairs done and beeproof the area of he house. I got a call from the insurance company and told them that honeybees are a...
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    Multiple Swarming

    OK. My Obeservation hive swarmed 5/15. Was able to hive them they're doing awesome. Then last week the hive swarmed again, hung out on a tree and took off the next day. I just finished mowing and...
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    Re: what NOT to do when you get stung

    Getting stung is part of the game in this business. When I get stung it's not the pain, but the itchiness the next day that lasts a few days.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    All 3 hives swarmed this week within 2 days of each other. All out of my reach, but scouts are checking out some empty nucs I set up.

    Oswego, NY 13126
    Warm, humid light SW winds low 80's
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    Re: Observation Hive

    I have a Swingview 8 frame from BonTerra Bees and it's the best bee investment I've ever made. Love watching them both inside and outside on their little "landing porch". My Ob hive swarmed last...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Observation hive swarmed at 15:45. Not happy and friendly either! Put my veil on and went to get some footage and took a dart to each arm. I will hive them later after they settle down. In full...
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    Re: Swarm 80 feet up in a tree...now what?

    If your bait hives are properly placed have faith, you can lure them in there.
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    Re: Moving bees into the Barn

    I am new too---I have 2 hives out back and I was told that stacking some hay bales around them can give good insulation during the rough sonwy winters in Upstate NY.
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    Re: Why are my bees starting to chase us?

    You know Wolfer I have to agree with you post. I have 3 hives... 2 very strong and 1 weak. I have been giving the weak hive 1:1 every other day and when they are out of syrup and I walk up with a...
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    Re: New york honey

    Hi Tony, I'm over in the Town of Oswego. I hope you have have good luck with your hives this summer!
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    Re: observation hives

    Yep Bon Terra is the way to go. I have a DW-8 3 feet behind me and the bees love it.
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    Re: New york honey

    Seems like a good summer for NY State Beeks!
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    Re: Questions about hornets!!

    Actually European Hornets are a protected species in Germany, and considered beneficial. They tend to mind their own business (unlike yellow jackets!) and avoid confrontations with humans. Eastern...
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    Re: NY summer crop?

    All mine are coming back pollen loaded. One hive has a bit of attitude, but they are doing quite well for how dry it's been.
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    Re: Trap out question

    Got it! Thanks!
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    Re: Trap out question

    Page won't load there, Bubbles...
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    Trap out question

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    Hello Friends,

    I started a trap-out about a month ago and started with a nuc box (empty with just lemon grass oil) and they really showed no interest in it. I figured out they were still...
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