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    Re: shipping container for super storage

    Thanks, where do you buy them?
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    Re: shipping container for super storage

    curious what kind of gas pellets are you using?
  3. Thread: Good honey year?

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    Re: Good honey year?

    welcome to Florida, except for the cloudy days, Had my first swarm Friday,will start making splits, queens ready to hatch, plenty of pollen.
  4. Thread: 1st trip south

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    Re: 1st trip south

    Who is the Guy that sells pallets and boxes.?
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    Re: Bull ants northeast fl

    Take a sample of the ant to the county extension office on mcduff ave, make sure they are in fact bull ants and not carpenter ants. they have guidelines for control, with recommendations.I usually...
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    Re: Hello from North Central Florida

    Hello, from north fl. we would love to have you visit our bee club .JaxBees Meetings:
    3rd Monday of Each Month, 7PM
    Duval County Extension Office
    1010 N McDuff Ave.
    Jacksonville, FL 32254
  7. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    I called and left a message, you were having problems, not sure if they are working today, but they are good people and I would think, they would like a chance to help.My call went to a answering...
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    Re: sga/nfla gallberry bloom

    Just beginning will be peak in 2-3 weeks
  9. Re: REVERSED HIVES - group of bees in cluster between logs outside hives!

    Put them in a nuc, if you have a frame of honey , or brood put that in , now you have a small new hive to grow or add back to a week hive or ad more bees and brood to many more options.
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    Re: Tamp Florida - When to add honey supers

    Iam in jacksonville and I added mine last week, some already have capped honey.after only a week, most of the orange is already blooming in your area, go for it.
  11. Thread: Snow is here.

    by flbee
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    Re: Snow is here.

    no snow here, 83, and 80 or above for the next 3 days. bees hungry, but bringing in pollen, maple blooming and dandelion. everyone confused feels like spring?
  12. Re: a review of the John & Wayne's Honey Stick device

    Nice feedback, I was curious how it would work.
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    This is a great explanation of how to make frames, I can see it in my mind clear as a bell, but a picture would be worth a thousand words, its at times like these that people are willing to share...
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    Good Deals for cyber Monday

    Has anyone found any good deals for Bee supplies ?
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    Re: Florida law on bee removal for pay by beekeeper

    I think the law is meant to protect the public, and regulate chemical usage. If you don't charge for the removal then you get free bees, if you must charge because they are difficult to remove, and...
  16. Re: new from Alma Ga.. been lurking for a couple years

    welcome sd . I hunt in glennwood, ga. not far from you
  17. Re: Medium select 8 frame supers -- Dadant vs Mann Lake vs your recommendation

    I just bought 300 med frames and supers economy from mann lake. they were great. I tried western bee they were cheaper, but more expensive with shipping.
  18. Thread: Chinch Bugs

    by flbee
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    Re: Chinch Bugs

    chinch bugs only live and multiply in hot dry conditions, remove the condition and control the bug. that said. I would use lemon joy dish washing liquid about one ounce per gallon of water. this will...
  19. Re: I'm hoping you can help me with this complicated situation

    If it were my hive I would pull two of the supers and extract them. Pull the old queen and a frame of brood and honey and pollen put in a nuc with a couple wet supers so they can clean them up move...
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    Re: 3 weeks and still empty super

    I have had this problem a few times , and what I did was get several different foundations and try them in a frame or two until I figured out which foundation they would draw out the quickest/ then I...
  21. Re: Galvanized extractor and use of it? Please comment.

    I use a galvanized extractor and I have notice that every time I go near it I get tired and sore, it started happening so much this spring that I bought a stainless steel extractor that was bigger...
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    Re: building foundationless honey supers

    I guess the first question would be what do you want to do? If you are in town you still have a flow and will have on and off all summer. you could add a feeder with sugar water to supplement the wax...
  23. Thread: Lost BEEKeeper

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    Lost BEEKeeper

    Has anyone Heard of Christian Smith from Minn. just left bees, no answer on phone? someone has taken his hives.Any help locating him would be appreciated.
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    Re: Transfering nucs into larger boxes...how to?

    Not to early many mated queens are available, if you don't like her in a month just requeen or let them raise there on , any way you have a new hive to do more with , combine a weak hive make another...
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    Re: Transfering nucs into larger boxes...how to?

    Why not split the nuc now and let build back up and split again.
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