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    Re: Hive Top feeder recomendation.

    I modify the top cover and inner cover to accept a quart or half gallon jar with holes in the lid. If your not feeding it has a cover you put in the hole. It works great for me one glance at the...
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    Weird swarm

    Two weeks ago I removed a swarm and brought it home. They were on a branch. I shook them out but apparently didn't get the queen so they left the next day. Last week I got the call that they were...
  3. Re: Paint/Stain What do you use/How long is it lasting?

    I haven't tried the Eco Wood but as far as paint goes I second the Home Depot Behr paint no comparison. I've tried Lowe's top notch and it's like night and day. Behr is a little pricey but for ease...
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    Queen breeders

    I'm already thinking ahead to next year and was wondering if anybody had any recommendations for good sources of Carniolan queens and Russian queens?
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    Re: What is going on here?HELP!!

    Thanks for the advice everybody I'll give it a good look this afternoon and if there isn't a queen cell or queen I'll combine. Belewsboy it defintily isnt winter prep I took this hive and queen...
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    What is going on here?HELP!!

    I have a two year old hive of Russian hybrids, I've had good luck with them and as of a month ago I had a laying queen. I did move them 10 miles in early August to my new house. Took the honey off...
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    Help with inherited hives

    Somebody I work withs father has 4 hives he doesn't keep up with anymore and said I could have them. I'm going by there tomorrow to just give them a look not smoke or open them. I was wondering if...
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    Re: Harvest time!!

    I'm right there with you Peter Issac has squashed my plans for the golden harvest! At least the hives aren't underwater though.
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    Re: Smoker, keeping it lit

    I use a propane torch like the ones plumbers use for soldering pipe you can get them anywhere Lowes, Home Depot, or any hardware store they aren't to high and work great for lighting smokers and...
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    Re: Casts of the Honeybee in water color.

    That looks awesome where did you get it?
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    Re: I have a hornet problem !!

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    This is a cicada killer they look pretty similar.
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    Re: I have a hornet problem !!

    I would almost guarantee its a cicada killer I have them a lot around my house and I have a lot of cicadas this year. I've never noticed them attacking my bees though. I would personally just keep...
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