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  1. Re: What time in am does bees do theri first orientation flight

    so the answer to the ? what time do the bees take their
    orientation /play flight is. any time they feel like it. there is no set time
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    Re: Cloake board - metal or plastic?

    the only thing the cloake board does is make it easy to slide the solid divider board in and out. you can accomplish the same end result with a little more work just by putting your queen excluder on...
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    Re: How many splits can you make from one hive?

    i had bees for about 12 years in jersey 80's and 90's last year i got back into them after retiring and i'll warn you i got no idea what i'm doin compaired to these other guys just hopeing for the...
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    Re: Gloves....What U Using?

    most of the time straw hat slip on veil no gloves if they are havin a bad day or i got to really dig in to a hive i start with econo. jacket veil and 1 pair of nitrile gloves and if they are real...
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    Re: How many splits can you make from one hive?

    i started with 3 nucs end of april last year increased them to 5 by end of june. then end of june i raised about 12 queen cells and made 10 more splits begining of july. all queens sucessfully mated...
  6. Re: recomendations (or warnings against) queen breeders in VT

    thanks for pointing that out Rader i wasn't paying attention.:sleep:
  7. Re: recomendations (or warnings against) queen breeders in VT

    your going to split a hive in a few weeks won't it still be mid winter up there?
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    Re: Don't let your Bee's STARVE!

    we had a very poor honey year here this past year after too much rain for the first 2/3 of the season then a month of hot very dry weather for the last 3rd.. this was my first year back into...
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    Re: Disclaimer for nuc sales.

    nuc no warranty $150.
    nuc 1 year warranty $300 and so on
    nuc life time warranty $2,500.00
    we got a warranty program to suit your needs limited to replacement of original purchase only.
    i had to...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    i aint against poison because of what i've read or what i've heard i'm against it because of first hand expeience. i have seen and felt the effects on my property my animals (including my bees) and...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    there was a farming outfit (family farm) in jersey that grew all fresh truck produce and the last 5 years or so that i was there i noticed they werent rotating and i believe the only way they could...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    at that point i had given up keeping bees in nj but the day i got sprayed was first hot day in may of that year. i was working on my truck and i remember seeing the tractor with the spray booms going...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    i didn't used to feel this way untill 1998 my farm got oversprayed with weed killer and pesticide by the corporate farming outfit that rented the 200 acres across the rd. from me and i aint against...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    i saw no monarch butterflys none this past fall. the whole reason poisons are used on field crops is so they can squeeze every last penny out of the soil. they don't care about feeding the world it...
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    Re: Why knowingly catalyze a bee apocalypse?

    maybe bee populations are up because people are trying harder to keep their bees alive and to supply the increased demand for more bees to take advantage of increasing prices. that said as far as...
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    Re: Anyone know where I can get these?

    internet explorer right click page in list of options translate page with bing and google crome also has right click translator
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    Re: Post your bloom dates 2013!

    the bees started mid aug. on goldenrod then it got dry around here and they stoped on the goldenrod i found them working hard on Stickweed or Yellow Crownbeard now we got some rain and i can smell...
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    Re: Should I spend more money or let my bees die

    if you don't have any other hives around it i would move it a couple of feet a day untill you get it out in a more sunny location. do it at the end of the day around dusk or in the morn. before they...
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    Re: What Are These?

    one looks like a mouse turd that must be the grub.
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    Re: Help - Fermentation Odor coming from hive

    never thought GR had a bad smell always reminded me of butterscotch or caramel
  21. Re: Its about good basic beekeeping practices, not about treating or not.

    well there is a lot of good info on here and there is a lot of pee pee contests going on here. this aint the only place you can educate yourself. there are people on here who get into every pee pee...
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    Re: My New Beetle Trap

    i haven't seen many beetles yet this year nock on wood. only a few in the beetle blaster traps none running around the inside of the hives.
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    Re: My New Beetle Trap

    from what i read they are attracted to the oders of fermenting fruit and in the case of bees it is the fermenting pollen in the bee bread that attracts them. while i was checking on how to make a...
  24. Re: Novel Middle-Type Kenyon Cells in the Honeybee Brain Revealed by Area-Preferentia

    yea whats the point?
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    Re: My New Beetle Trap

    i was wondering if something like a japanese beetle trap with a different lure or bait would work.
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