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    Re: ultra breeze suit

    got one, and wouldnt ware anything else.
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    Re: Bees out at 36 degrees!

    yea, I was just out doing some work around the hives thinking at 30 degrees I should be able to get some work done with out any head butts. Got several head butts and finally one sting. pretty...
  3. Thread: fruit trees

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    Re: fruit trees

    I order from Stark bros every year. Good trees.
  4. Re: THE HEAT IS ON. Temps push almond buds early.

    I didn't see any bees on those buds.
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    Re: Householder Method Honey Production

    anxiously waiting on how your hives do over winter. I think I might try this method this spring. I just dont think I can foreclose on all my beehives in the fall. Thanks for the videos.
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    Re: Official Launch of Hive Tracks

    Very nice job. Thankyou for putting this out there. I signed up today and put in 6 yards. Finally some software I can use and understand. This will help me tremendously.:thumbsup:

    Oh yea, are...
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    Re: Powdered suger

    The powder suger came from a pharmacutical company, and on the side it says (no starch.) Thats why they wanted to get rid of it. It is in 50# bags but they are like big bricks. I opened one up...
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    Powdered suger

    I just picked up 6 tons of powdered suger that was given to me. Can I mix this with water and feed to bees? I have 9 pallets. not sure what to do with it. I only have 20 hives, so it might last...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    First swarm was caught April 30 st louis county, caught 4 more first week of may. 2 in jefferson county 2 in st louis county. Then one of mine swarmed yesterday, I caught it.
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    Need recipe for candy

    Does anybody have a good recipe for making candy for the candy tube on Mann lake queen cage, Thanks.

    Or can I just use a marshmellow
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    Re: Bees VS swimmers

    I have 10 hives about 80 yards from our pool, and another 80 yards farther I have a 2 acre pond. Late in the summer they perfer the pool.

    When my youngest daughter wants to swim, I have to...
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    Re: Honey production in Missouri?

    Well, I feel a little better now. I thought I was the only one keeping the suger buisness alive. I wasn't sure if I was doing something wrong or if I just needed to find a better place to put them....
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    Honey production in Missouri?

    I would like to know about how much honey an average missouri beekeepers hive produces. This is my 3rd year, and I have been getting about 1 super per hive average some a little more some a little...
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    Re: Number of Hives

    How many hive? 6
    How many hives currently? 20
    Maximum # of hives I would like. 50
    How long have you been a beekeeper 2yrs
    Yes I own an extractor.
    I lost 10 hives
    I am 35yrs of age.
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    Re: Soybeans for Honey

    Yea, It must be further south than central missouri because that is all we have here is soybean and corn, no honey from it. I don't think they will even fly over it.
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    Re: Question about old honey

    Thats a good point on the honey bottler, it has been sitting for 10 yrs.

    Thanks to everyones replys, it will help with the decision to buy.
    I noticed he had alot of top feeders also, and over 20...
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    Re: Question about old honey

    The beekeeper had a bad car accident, and is now in a wheel chair. That is why honey still in the bottler. All the boxes got stacked in the barn as soon as the bees left. When I was going through...
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    Question about old honey

    Ive got a retired beekeeper a couple of farms away that has a 55 gal barrel of honey that has been sitting in his barn for about 10 yrs. He also has about 110 deeps and 100 supers all of them are...
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    Re: Going price for 8oz honey bear

    I sell them for $4.00. last year was my first year for honey and I sold out before I got em filled up. about 300 of them.
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    Re: Just got queens today, Question?

    Yes, they are in wooden cages with attendents, with candy plug. I thought it would be ok, just needed reassuring. thanks.
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    Just got queens today, Question?

    Got my queens today from ups, it's raining like mad out and I made my splits yesterday around 4pm. Will it be alright to wait another day before I place the queens in and can I put a couple drops...
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    Re: Buckwheat Acreage

    Brooksbeefarm:

    No I have'nt checked in the morning, I will tommorrow. I think I will try the disc after the seed hardens and see if I can get another crop. Thanks.
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    Re: Buckwheat Acreage

    I've got about 2 acres in buckwheat that just started blooming about a week ago, and the bees won't touch it. they are working clover instead. Placed the hives about 100' from it to.

    Does...
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    Thanks for the help guys. The hives with...

    Thanks for the help guys.

    The hives with poorly laying queens, should I pinch the queens and wait a day then put the new queen in and let them eat the candy and let her out?

    The drone laying...
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    Help replacing 10 queens?

    I've got 20 hives 10 of them have 2 or 3 supers on them already and are making bees like mad. The other 10 started out good but are now either queenless or laying drones like mad, or look like they...
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