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    Identify this plant.

    My bees have been working this pretty hard. It grows wild in the right-of-way. Some grow up to 4 or 5 feet tall.

    Does anyone have an idea what it is?
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  2. Re: First Time Requeening. Possibly a complete failure...

    Sounds like you did an excellent job introducing the new queen!!! Congratulations!!
    :applause:
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    Re: Orientation Flight???

    Pictures or videos are always helpful in making a more accurate decision.
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    Re: Orientation Flight???

    The entrance being covered and going upwards sounds like washboarding. Were they barely moving back and forth? The small circular flights and then returning sounds like orientation flights. Check...
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    Re: Shafted on Shipping

    Is it that you were shafted by the bee supply store or was everyone shafted by the shipping company?

    I would think that the cost for the shipping that you pay is the price that the shipping...
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    Re: is it a swarm cell?

    It does look like a queen cell, to me. If you only see one an couldn't find the queen it may be that they have already swarmed with the queen or the bees may just want another queen, to supersede. If...
  7. Thread: YES!!!!

    by 22DPac
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    Re: YES!!!!

    Congratulations on finding the queen! I still get excited every time I find one! It's almost like a where's Waldo, but Waldo keeps moving! I love when Michael Palmer describes them as turning on...
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    Re: How long for new queen to start laying?

    From what I understand it can take up to three weeks for the queen to start laying.
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    Re: Shallow super actual weight

    I need to get some of that strain over here in GA! Maybe one day. I am glad that your bees are doing so well!
  10. Thread: Odd activity

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    Re: Odd activity

    Orientation or cleansing flights, maybe?
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    Re: ideas as to what's going on here?

    Looks normal to me. My hives do that from time to time... maybe they are just hanging around waiting on nectar or pollen.
  12. Thread: Sugar rush! ! !

    by 22DPac
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    Re: Sugar rush! ! !

    That's awesome!! Last year I was able to get a whole quart!!! This year I have harvested around 90 pounds!!! I hope that you see much more sweet reward!!
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    Re: Swarming or mating flight return?

    My wife has had the chance of seeing this type of activity two times... she was amazed and said that bees were everywhere. By the time that I made it home, there were only a few bees "bearding" near...
  14. Thread: The Fat Bee Man

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    Re: The Fat Bee Man

    Love his videos and have learned so much from him! He is probably the reason that I took the plunge and bought my first bees!

    I still want to travel up to Lula and meet him! Might as well buy some...
  15. Thread: Ooopps

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    Re: Ooopps

    Good looking comb and queen ya got there!
  16. Re: I asked my wife to take notes while making splits

    Thanks for sharing! My wife and I really enjoyed reading it.
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    Re: First Graft! June 21, 2014

    Yeah! Thanks for the kind comment!! I hope to get better with more practice!
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    Re: First Graft! June 21, 2014

    You caught the meaning of the photo exactly! ... Had to look up AGOG... next time use words that i know :s
    I am very excited at this attempt and now have to decide what to do with all of these......
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    First Graft! June 21, 2014

    I have been wanting to try and graft for the last couple of years! I am so excited that these girls have made it to this point! I hope to have several return from their mating flights and add to my...
  20. Thread: bees all gone

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    Re: bees all gone

    Did you see the queen when you transferred them to a hive?
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    Re: Grafting - how to remove bees

    I find it hard to get the turkey to stand still....:lpf:
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    Re: Queen laying in supers

    Joseph gave some really good advice.

    One thing that you can do to find your queen is use the excluder. Put it directly above your deep in the current configuration, with your supers on top. Wait a...
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    Re: when can i split

    You can split, if you have a good flow or are willing to feed. How good are you at finding the eggs or just hatched larvae?

    Are you planning on buying a queen to add to the split or are you...
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    Re: Hive inspection-tell me whats going on

    I would let the queen cell in the photo hatch out. It looks capped and you should see eggs in 21 days or so...The queen will have to emerge and go on a mating flight or two. The bees should continue...
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    Re: Hacksaw based decapping tool

    for some reason I thought it said decapitating tool.... I was like... well don't know what you need that for... lol


    Looks like a great idea! hope it works for you.
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