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    Re: Black ants.

    I also had allot of earwigs above the inner cover. Hundreds. What are they after. This was at a separate location.
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    Black ants.

    Last season I had a really agressive ant problem. They ate right through my beemax covers and feeders. They looked like Swiss cheese. The area thst I have on this property is the only spot. I'm...
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    Re: streamlineing feeding

    What kind of float do you use and how far do you place the bucket away from the hives?
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    Re: streamlineing feeding

    thats a great idea. thanks
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    streamlineing feeding

    I hate how time consuming it is to produce and feed sugar water..
    Im starting 20 new packages this spring and am dreading the thought of it.
    Currently I have hive top feeders. Any suggestions on...
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    multipal eggs

    I Have 20 Hives. All are doing well with the exception of 3 at a different location. 2 are queenless with low stores and 1 has small patches were there are multipal eggs in each cell. This is an...
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    1.5 oz sample bottles

    Does anyone know of a source?Thanks
  8. Thread: Beemax

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    Beemax

    Last year I had this happen to a beemax feeder and this year a beemax cover. Black ants made swiss cheese of them. My hives are all wooden ware. Never again will I go styrofoam!!!!!!!
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    As an arborist and beekeeper, welcome...

    As an arborist and beekeeper, welcome both!:lpf::applause:
  10. Thread: Bear!!!

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    Well the fence is up and ready. Bacon will go on...

    Well the fence is up and ready. Bacon will go on tonight. The only problem I have now is that I had to move the location closer to my barn. I want to move them tonight. Is about 100 feet away. Any...
  11. Thread: Bear!!!

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    The yard I would be moving them to is about 30...

    The yard I would be moving them to is about 30 miles away. Near my job. No troubles the last to seasons. The fact that I won't have them here is really starting to sink in so I think I'll make a trip...
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    Bear!!!

    Well I woke up this morning and looked out the back window and saw that the tops were off my new hives and one hive was knocked over. At first I thought vandeles because I didn't see any real damage....
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    Go for it. I started 3 years ago with 3 hives, 8...

    Go for it. I started 3 years ago with 3 hives, 8 last year and 20 this year. There is lots to learn so you'll have somthing to do in the misery of winter. I have more honey than I know what to do...
  14. I was putting honey in my herbal tea one winter...

    I was putting honey in my herbal tea one winter morning and thought. How did this honey get in that bottle:scratch: After alittle internet research I was hooked. I joined a bee club and took there...
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    I just staple #8 hardware cloth to the bottom of...

    I just staple #8 hardware cloth to the bottom of my slatted rack and use that as my bottom board. I use a top entrance but you can use shims on the bottom as well.
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    So I chose to put dividers in bunch of my mediums...

    So I chose to put dividers in bunch of my mediums so there are 5 frames on each side. I'll drill 2 holes for entrances for the bottoms and stack them 2 high for my nucs. Then I got...
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    Sounds like a fun project. Nothing like alittle...

    Sounds like a fun project. Nothing like alittle noise and saw dust. I guess the main part of my question is why does the equipment have to be narrow. "5 frame". A 5 frame deep is roughly the same...
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    Nuc equipment?

    I would like to make nucs this year but I don't want to purchase any more equipment. I run all mediums. Is there any draw backs to using mediums for a nuc. Every were I look nucs are 4 or 5 frame...
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    Relocate:rolleyes: I wish. Someday. Business,...

    Relocate:rolleyes: I wish. Someday. Business, family, friends, have me glued for now. This will be my first year doing splits so I'm chomping at the bit:lpf:
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    Thanks guys. I guess I just want to get going....

    Thanks guys. I guess I just want to get going. Its been a really long winter.:doh:
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    Is it to early to split

    How early can I do splits here in CT. The last two days have been nice and a few of the hives look like they are boiling over. Not sure if drones are flying yet but I'll check later today. The...
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    Mountain View Apiary - Torrington Ct 860 733 2020

    Mountain View Apiary - Torrington Ct 860 733 2020
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    welcome. This forum is a wealth of knowledge.

    welcome. This forum is a wealth of knowledge.
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    I picked up my new Maxant 1400pl 20 med frame...

    I picked up my new Maxant 1400pl 20 med frame extractor saturday morning from the Maxant factory in Ayer Ma. Jacob met me at 8:00 on his day off. Very pleasant to deal with. The extractor looks very...
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