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    Re: winter porch canopy

    I have mouse guards also and they get plugged more than I thought they would. I will place something over them like the canopy as I have tons of scrap wood and will take no time or cost to make.
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    Re: winter porch canopy

    I have two 1/2 holes on top now, but like I said I like to also keep the lower open. PLus I got some used live hives in mid December with no upper entrance, (at the moment) .... plus on the warn...
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    winter porch canopy

    I am a new beek going through my first winter. My hives face east but I still get a lot of ice and snow on the front porch.
    I have upper escapes but I still like to clear the porch. I have a simple...
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    what is considered a local queen?

    I read a lot about local Queens on this forum and it got me wondering. Exactly what is considered a local queen? my main question is, if I take a package of bees through the winter, split them the...
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    Re: Bee radio

    by tuning it to the local talk radio station they'll be able to keep up on the local buzz....
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    Re: New member from SE Indiana

    Joe.... welcome from east central indiana 2014 ..was my first year
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Ace. ... what about mice I assumed they would be attracted to the smell of the comb? Are you saying that I should not save any brood comb? please note with this Craigslist find I have way more...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    with all these frames I'm not really sure where to store them since they almost all have a drawn comb. Once they come out of the freezer my first thought was to seal them tight top and bottom in...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    JW nope that was not me lol I seen that post also
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Matheson thanks for the info that helped. I have spent two full days and I have the 22 mediums all scraped and cleaned cleaned out. I torched corners insides and sides. I went through all the medium...
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    Re: what would you do?

    like with any business you should give what the customer wants. I understand a lot of people are going to all mediums but I would suggest that you do both. why turn away business. Plus once you get...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Thanks everybody for all the information! I spent several hours today going through the supers I have not started the deeps yet. I am finding in the supers I have what I believe some really good...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Btw how many days do you consider several?
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    I have a huge old freezer deep chest type
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    So am I understanding that if I leave them out in the indiana winter it will kill everything? Then all I need to do is clean them. Btw I did notice a lot of the supers have nice comb. The nasty ones...
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    used frames question from CL find

    I have several hundred frames mostly plastic from the Craigslist find that I talked about in another thread. Today I got a chance to look at some of these and in my mind and I am a new beek this...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Jw good catch ...in that pic of the hives the white ones are the ones I got with the deal. The camoed ones are my 2 hives
    The top bar is empty. when I first got into beekeeping this past spring I...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    14879On the computer I see where I can upload 14872148731487414875148761487714878
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Trust me these are not stolen he has one hell of a spread and a darn nice wood shop.
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    SNL.....
    He did have me sign a receipt listing everything and the amount paid..thought that was odd but maybe he listed it as a business expense as he is self employed.. he also told me a local...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    He said most of the bodies was given to him. He bought the extractor tub etc two years ago. He just never really got into it and he was tired of the space it was taking up. He said he priced it to...
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    Re: to split or not to split

    square peg no offense taken you're fine on that comment. Okay guys I appreciate the comments I'm going to sit down and read everything in detail here in a bit thanks a lot
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    well I guess I don't know how to attach pics to a thread
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    unbelievable CL find with pics

    Last night I stumbled upon a 33 minute old CL ad. Wow was I lucky.... 22 med 18 deeps 4 active hives. 7 plastic internal feeders . 10 lids 10 inter covers 7 queen excluders.. several bottom...
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    Btw thanks for all the info provided
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