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  1. good book for swarm info. Honeybee Democracy by thomas seeley

    I found this to be extremly indepth. he had universe fonding as well as world help from well known honey bee researchers. It reads about the best locatio, size of area, size of entrance, and hieght...
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    Re: Scout bee question

    I being courius on the swarm subject was given a great book on this subject. Title is Honeybee democracy by thomas D. Seeley he did extensive universe founded research on honey bees, why how, were...
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    Re: Walnut tree trap-out

    Extremly impressive technique. i have to do simulat to a pine tree. the soft foam is a great way to seal off the entrance. thanks for the idea. very nice job hope it works out. again inpressed. ...
  4. Re: can a swamp be under one of my hives?

    Hate being stong in the face hurts badly so bad, and then there is the swelling
  5. Re: Bee Yards, post a picture of your bee yards.

    Love the hive stands. i will attemt to make some. Like the roofs too! will try my hand at both. nice set ups.
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    capped honey and brood

    I have several frames with 2/3rds of honey and the rest brood. Can I scrape the caps and spin then return the brood to hatch out with out killing them? seems like a waste of honey if i can not...
  7. Re: Queen excluder on bottom board or not?

    Lakebilly, I have only got one swarm this year so far and once i hived them they have stayed three weeks plus. I still hope some one has has more stories for me.
  8. Queen excluder on bottom board or not?

    In conversation it was said to place a queen screen / excluder on the bottom board to prevent the queen from leaving. Any negetive reasons other than new queen needing to mate were I should not...
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    Re: fill line on 5 gal honey bucket

    Thank you much, i sent this info to the person who asked the question. nice all of you always help. jeff
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    fill line on 5 gal honey bucket

    I hade some one ask me were the fill line is on a five gallon honey bucket, one from a honey suppier. The exact question is were is the fill line the first plastic mark or the second two. would one...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Love those free honey bees. I removed a colony of say 50 to 60,000. I hived them and two days latter they swarmed. I went to feedthem and hive is empty. Bummer hate that. I am so careful to...
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    Re: bee vac

    That's what I get for not searching out the entire system prior to commenting. Sorry greenie. Go luck with removals BARRY
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    Re: bee vac

    From what I have been removing you will need a compartment ten times bigger to fit them in. That thing is way to small. You better build ten of them seriously. My deep and shallow full to the brim...
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    Re: bee vac

    I forgot to metion I also used a 1 1/2" hole saw drilled a hole and place a plexi glass on a screw to regulate the vacuum. it works well however one must put six frames in the deep super for them to...
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    Re: Swarm calls

    Only one for me here in bristol county masschusetts. Plenty of cut outs though
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    Re: Possible queenless swarm??

    Why not some frames with brood so they can make there own? You will have abetter chance at them accepting the queen. I got four nucs. Three di not have qieens. The seller sent me three queens. I...
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    Re: bee vac

    I have made two sorry no pics but made a tube vac from two sonie tubes, the outer is 12" and the inner is 8" with the outer having a sealed plywood bottom with vac addapter. The inner has a bucket...
  18. Re: excess moisture in small batch

    I have a small boiler room in my mother in laws home that would work great. The thing runs constantly I think I will give it a try. Most likley put some black plastic screen over the pan with some...
  19. Re: excess moisture in small batch

    The honey has not been tested. I have no means to do so. It is a bit runny. My concern is it having to much moisture, and fermenting. I guess I will just keep it refrigerated. If there is an...
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    moisture in honey

    Please see next post on suject.
  21. excess moisture in small batch

    I had a colony die out this winter. I decided to spin the storred honey and as i did some was not caped and added what I feel is a bit to much moisture.
    Can I say put some in a shallow baking dish...
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    Honey bee work for learning

    I am located in Southeastern Mass and am looking to do yard work so I can learn more on the trade. Queen rearing and or anything. I can come to RI and work for short money or trade for bees and or...
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    Re: Sugar syrup VS. HFCS

    Sorry for not at this point not knowing what HFCS is but could some one please tell me what it stands for. Bo:
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    Re: Free seeds

    I would love to try the black locust(bee bee) seeds and any other good honey bee seeds, if any one can spare me some I am in Dighton mass 50 miles south of boston in the woods. Jeff, bo knows honey...
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    Re: Bigfoot!

    I caught it in my moonshine stil. It was very angry when it found all the shine gone, ya see I keep missing shine and set up a motion camara. When I saw it is could not belive my eyes. So I...
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