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    Re: Friendliest / Friendly Bees?

    "Must have been random mated"

    dalboel,
    You've just posed a point that I been thinking about all morning.
    I've been assuming that all the queens that have purchased are mated and true to...
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    Re: Friendliest / Friendly Bees?

    Michael Bush,
    Thank you for the link. I'm in awe of your website.
    its quite informative for a hobbyist like me to read such detailed recommendations from a pro. tank you for taking the time.
    as...
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    Re: Friendliest / Friendly Bees?

    Stonefly7,
    actually part of the problem is that family members are getting stung 150 feet away from the hives for no apperent reason. My father was stung near his eye picking peach nearly 170 feet...
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    Re: Friendliest / Friendly Bees?

    Hi Laura:
    Thank you so much for your response. In now way I was disparaging BeeWeaver or voicing any dissatisfaction.
    To the contrary, I actually was ordering from you guys for several years until...
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    Friendliest / Friendly Bees?

    Ive been beekeeping for more than ten years. Started with a Buckfast package from B Weaver. Trying to find a friendlier more productive variety I later on I ordered an All-American queens from R...
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    Sundance: not a problem. remind me around x-mas...

    Sundance:
    not a problem. remind me around x-mas to make you a cutting (note. I'm in zone 9. most of my plants don't become dormant until december/ january) unless you are willing to gamble now?
    ...
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    sundance: I am actually in zone 9, luckily pink...

    sundance:
    I am actually in zone 9, luckily pink lady is bearing in my yard. I know that I was pushing my luck with some of the varieties since they require up to 800 hours of chilling.
    for those of...
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    Hillside: where do you get your plastic from,...

    Hillside:
    where do you get your plastic from, and don't you have pollination problems? how do you get your bees to pollinate ?
    I made my greenhouse out of metal electric conduit that I have bent....
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    I would love to hear what you guys grew this past...

    I would love to hear what you guys grew this past season. what unusual fruit trees you have. any apple connoisseurs around?
    I'm especially interested in antiques / heirloom from apples, peaches...
  10. hi Michael: since I moved the cell cups on day...

    hi Michael:
    since I moved the cell cups on day four to the quenelles hive, (noting that day one was when I first noticed the laid eggs in cell cups) I assumed that they were just about ready....
  11. hi all: finally my queen laid in cell cups. I...

    hi all:
    finally my queen laid in cell cups. I moved cups to the cell bar frame and into a quenelles hive.
    after day six, only five out of the twenty were being worked on. the egg are gone from the...
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    eight or nine years ago I was in the bay area for...

    eight or nine years ago I was in the bay area for my brother's abdominal surgery. while waiting in the hospital I came across an article in the Smithsonian. lets say it wowed me.

    when I came back...
  13. hi guys: over the past couple of month I had new...

    hi guys:
    over the past couple of month I had new queens killed by workers after eating through the candy :mad: .
    yesterday I came across this publication that indicates that "One factor is the...
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    two weeks ago I had three different stings on...

    two weeks ago I had three different stings on three different days. two while hives inspection (nasty swarm that I caught) , the third while gardening. the third was in my arm. I had a horrible and...
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    hi bob: from what I was told , the answer is...

    hi bob:

    from what I was told , the answer is can use them,
    I posted similar question few weeks ago. please see link below
    I hope link below helps.
    ...
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    >> Make sure that you don't have laying workers....

    >> Make sure that you don't have laying workers.
    I'm sure non have laid anything.

    >> By chance did you brush off the attending bees before you put these frames into your troublesome hive?
    sadly...
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    hello: three weeks ago I captured a swarm. I...

    hello:
    three weeks ago I captured a swarm. I killed the queen, and introduced an All-star queen from Draper. a week later I checked there was no queen . I assumed that they killed her.
    I ordered an...
  18. Thread: Nicot

    by maverick
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    sorry teen-bee. I was looking for the same...

    sorry teen-bee.
    I was looking for the same video, but so far have not come across it. I will post a link If I find something.
  19. Thread: Nicot

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    forgive me john. I guess its friday, I'm unable...

    forgive me john. I guess its friday, I'm unable to find the video clip you mentioned.
    I would love to see it.
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    >>I'm curious how it worked for you in the bees...

    >>I'm curious how it worked for you in the bees replacing the comb the next season. Did you coat the plastic with more wax or anything?

    no I never coated the plastic with any wax. I have loyal...
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    hi dan: thanks for your response assuming that...

    hi dan:
    thanks for your response
    assuming that I reuse the same drown out foundation frames for more than one season, do I wash the frames at the beginning of the season (to get rid of dust and so...
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    hi all: from the start , I began using frames...

    hi all:
    from the start , I began using frames with plastic foundation. after each season's honey harvest, I scrape off the drown wax to prevent wax moth during storage.
    am I doing this right. i.e....
  23. Thread: Nicot

    by maverick
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    thank's a lot for the info. this is going to be...

    thank's a lot for the info.
    this is going to be lots of fuuuun.
    I hope.
  24. Thread: Nicot

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    oh got it. thanks. I did not see it that way

    oh got it.
    thanks. I did not see it that way
  25. Thread: Nicot

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    hi guys: my nicot just arrived. I have a simple ...

    hi guys:
    my nicot just arrived. I have a simple question.
    do I need to place few worker bees inside the nicot box to feed the queen? since the instruction flyer only indicates to place candy in...
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