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    Re: aggressive bees

    Once in a great while I have a hive go hot on me. I do not care the "reason"- I squash the queen. If there is one hive among 30 that I dred working and I break out in a cold sweat as I walk near it-...
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    Re: Average age of a beekeeper

    I am 47. I suspect the reason most beeks are older is simply because this is an expensive "hobby" to get into. My first year I spent about $5,000 for eqpt. alone. When I was 24 and had 5 kids,...
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    Re: Help with ants

    This may seem a stupid remark but I learned the hard way. I had allowed grassy weeds to grow up around many of my hives. Even with the oil at the feet trick, I kept getting hoards of fire ants. One...
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    Re: Bees and chickens

    200 free range layers...the hens could care less about the hives. Everything else, however, looks like scortched Earth. My lawns are gone, not a lizzard or frog to be seen..even saw them toss a...
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    Re: Freeman Beetle Trap

    You give me hope. Those filthy beetles have pretty much put me out of biz since 2008.
    Thanks a lot...
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