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    Refractrometer use

    This year will be my first honey flow, I have purchased a refractrometer. What range should I be looking at when checking the honey. This is my first hive so please don't laugh, still learning....
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    I first thought that it may be sugar water, but...

    I first thought that it may be sugar water, but when I got in the house it had a light amber color. The comb was all capped, I crushed it thru my double strainers, so far I have gotten 2 quarts. I am...
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    Removing honey from comb

    I posted yesterday about full hive body. Today I remove the top feeder and spacer I used for feeding patties. When I removed the feeder it surprised me the amount of burr comb that was on top of the...
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    Full hive body

    This is my first hive and I was wanting to add another hive body to give them more room. I looked at the supers thru the screen bottom and could not see any of the super bottoms, and I'm worried...
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    Thanks for your help. There are no patties in it...

    Thanks for your help. There are no patties in it now, the bees cleaned it out in about 5 days. The feeder still have some winter syrup in it, what about the honey in the comb, will it hurt for it to...
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    Spacer for patties

    When it started to cool off down here (Guyton, Ga.) I installed a spacer frame so I could feed the hive some patties for the winter, I also installed my top feeder. Now for the problem, the bees have...
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    Question about Refractometers

    Has anyone tried the Refractometers that are sold on E-Bay, and if so are they worth the money for a newbee:s
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    Yellow Jackets under hive

    This is my first hive, I have it sitting on cinder blocks. The hive has a bottom screen. I have not had any problems with Yellow Jackets until I started getting them ready for winter, I placed a...
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    Thanks for the help
  10. Question about Drones being removed form hive

    Hi, I have aquestion about drones being removed from the hive by workers. I was checking my hive this afternoon and saw a worker carrying a pupa out of the hive, at first I thought it was a peice of...
  11. Thread: Fall Meds.

    by bareftcarl
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    Fall Meds.

    Quick question :
    Getting ready for fall feeding with meds. Can I put Fumagilin-B and Honey-B-Healthy in my top feeder at the same time. This is my first hive and I want it to last till spring and...
  12. Thread: newbee

    by bareftcarl
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    newbee

    Hi everyone, new at beekeeping just started my first hive in June hive looks good just added another hive body, not planning on any honey this year. I have seen a few hive beatles and a few wax...
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