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    Re: what direction should a hive face

    Now that is something I never thought of..
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    Re: Tate's Apiaries Experiences

    I couldnt get any from them when i tried, very friendly offering me Italians instead though 2 years ago.
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    Re: Carnolian Bee Reviews

    I had a hard time keeping mine from swarming, they had room and food but poof gone 2 times then went with another type
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    Re: Mann Lake 2 frame extractor

    Have you tried it yet, I'm looking to buy one and word of mouth is the best knowledge, plus I'm married I'd hate to get something and didn't work I'd have to listen to her "LOL"
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    Re: Ebay Extractor?

    Same company but I'm looking at the 4/8 Frame Stainless Steel Honey Extractor
    I sent them a message asking:
    I looked on amazon and tried to do a search on the reviews on this extractor, they are...
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    Re: Inner cover hole

    Since this is something I need I went ahead and liked and shared this... Hopefully I'll win it :-)
  7. Re: Do you wear gloves during a frame-by-frame inspection?

    Yepper
  8. Re: Do i need to purchase honey extraction equipment ?

    [QUOTE=Michael Bush;1066116]> Do I need to get any honey extraction equipment this year?

    I kept bees for 27 years without any extraction equipment.
    ...
  9. Thread: Hello from NC

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    Re: Hello from NC

    Welcome from Thomasville NC
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    Re: Hive body switch

    Thanks for the link!
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    Hive body switch

    I couldn't find a topic on this,
    I did an inspection of my hive today, I have a screened bottom board and a entrance reducer then a deep brood box and another deep above that then a medium super....
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    Re: Another question from a new beek

    Welcome
    I use a screened bottom here in NC
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Thanks Rod, yep I understand that but I liked the idea Lauri mentioned to put the sugar brick over the cluster, I think on the starvation where the cluster won't move to get food this helps prevent...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Since winter is close to being over, I was wondering while reading other posts about hive die outs and all the losses. I was in that situation last year and I know I'm not home free yet but my...
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    Re: Something Bloomed Last Night

    Here in Thomasville NC, I've watched my girls bringing in yellow pollen which in my area Willows are in bloom, another guy saw his in another town saw his bringing in green which is silver or red...
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    Re: What type of panting for NC

    Here's a little Article that might help some

    http://voices.yahoo.com/attracting-honeybees-yard-garden-naturally-11410664.html
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    Re: What type of panting for NC

    I've been thinking on getting a couple of Red zinnia, they are suppose to be great for pollen for allergy in the honey
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    Re: Hive check (post them here)

    I checked mine this weekend and both OK 2 for 2, I have a large hive and a split that was light on bees going in. Both our light in weight and I've been feeding them sugar bricks.
    I had this problem...
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    Re: When to add protein patties

    Looks like I'll need to add pollen around 2 week at the end of February for the Piedmont triad on NC
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Thats totally awesome :applause:
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Lauri- Thats a whole lotta sugar you have there "LOL"
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    I seen quite a few & I put traps in the hives in Oct - Nov but I haven't seen any on my sugar bricks, my large hive and with my weak hive just bees no sign of beetles
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Blueridge, as Lauri said i
    t does smell like vinegar, I'm surprised that thats the only time you smelt it was when opening the bag. Mine stunk up the whole house "LOL". I'll use a couple of drops of...
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    Re: FOOD GRADE essential oils source

    Thank you for your respose
    this is what the compamy I bought the oil from has said to me

    "Hello,
    We sell our essential oils and carrier oils for aromatherapy and massage purposes. They are 100%...
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    Re: Greetings from NC

    Welcome to the world of bee keeping.
    Herb from Thomasville NC
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