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    Re: HELP hive just swarmed

    Went to town for lemongrass oil came back and they are gone #!/!/!**#!*#
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    Re: HELP hive just swarmed

    That would work but there is a shed dangerously close if it fell wrong. Guess there is always a first for everything.If I get them back the big if can I put them back in the same aipary?
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    HELP hive just swarmed

    They are 20 feet into the woods from my yard.should I put the box in the yard on top of something? Like I said lots of trees and brush so retrevial will be tough.Also very windy out.Thinking about...
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    HELP hive just swarmed

    Was watering my tomatoe plants in garden and watched my one hive swarm.Pouring out of hive like gangbusters.They are in a popple tree about 50 feet up.Can I take a box with drawn comb and set it up...
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    Re: heat/entrance size

    It's Friday and it's going to be 78 and sunny today. Trying to leave early.
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    Re: heat/entrance size

    Sorry can't get pics to upload at work firewall sucks.
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    Re: heat/entrance size

    This was mine on Tuesday 90 degrees.
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    Re: Adding second brood box

    What about adding some honey frames? There is stuff blooming around here so would it benifit them or not ?
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    Re: Adding second brood box

    Also should I put some undrawn frames in the mix also?
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    Adding second brood box

    So I have 3 5 frame nucs that are 3 weeks old. I gave them ea 2 full frames honey when I put them up. Havent been feeding. I am going to go in to them for second time after work today. If they need...
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    Re: thumbnails

    I live to far out in the country. No high speed lines available they told me not anytime soon. So this is my computer.
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    Re: thumbnails

    So is there anything we can do? Come on computer beeks..........
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    thumbnails

    Whenever someone has attached thumbnail in their post. Little paperclip and says thumbnails.I cannot open this attachment like there is nothing there
    This is an android AT&T phone help me please.
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    Re: Goldenrod blooming in Central to West Michigan

    Central Minnesota it's blooming like crazy here too.
  15. Thread: Robbing

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    Re: Robbing

    I already cleaned them up month and half ago just left the honey. Weather not so good today will go in tomorrow and pull whats left.
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    Re: Robbing

    Thanks Ravenseye I already have the entrances reduced to 1 bee width. Should I pull the frames that have honey in them now before I get the nucs then add them back a little at a time ? I haven't been...
  17. Thread: Robbing

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    Robbing

    So I had 1 out of three hives make it through our brutal winter that woulnd't end. So I have been letting the wintered hive rob out the 2 dead outs figuring it's syrup honey from fall feeding so why...
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    Re: When will bees break cluster?

    Yes it's a possum . 20 years ago we had none but because of some warm winters and drought they hauled in hay from down south . Now we have a very good population of them here. That son of a gun was...
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    Re: When will bees break cluster?

    Had that happen in early febuary on a 40 degree day and alot of bee's cleansed and crashed and burned in the snow that hive is since deceased lost alot of bee's.Might of had something to do with the...
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    Re: Lost yet another hive

    Mine were out on Wednesday doing the same thing cleansing only to crash into the snow. There were about 150 to 200 dead bees out in front in the snow.Kinda made me sick watching them commit...
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    Re: Entrance reducer

    Thanks MGOLDEN I will make up some reducers like you said should i put an opening at either end or just one in the middle ? Also I am just wrapping with 15 lb felt will this be enough or should I use...
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    Entrance reducer

    So I have put my moisture quilts on and going to wrap up the girls this weekend. Just wondering I have made reducers with different openings. From what i have read here most put the one bee width...
  23. Thread: Quilt Box?

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    Re: Quilt Box?

    I built 3 of these just wondering bees, quilt box, inner cover, tele cover in that order. Is this right ? Also have made entrance reducers for 1 bee width is this correct or do I need wider than 1...
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    Re: A sting might have saved my life (true story)

    I know everything is supposed to be inventoried before and after. Instruments gauze packs surgical rags etc.Someone is supposed to do that. Surg nurse and doc together ? I know it happens all the...
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    Re: How long is the goldenrod flow?

    GUS979 are you sure that's not Aster because here in Minnesota Goldenrod hasen't started yet. Not til around Labor day like someone said.
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