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  1. Thread: Weak hives

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    Re: Weak hives

    So at this point what would be my best option?
  2. Thread: Weak hives

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    Re: Weak hives

    Hey! I did the split in the middle of July....maybe a bad idea. I took 2 frames brood and one frame of honey and pollen. I was going to let them make their own queen but decided to get one off...
  3. Thread: Weak hives

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    Re: Weak hives

    Thanks for your response Brac. My stronger hives are heavy....top box is completly filled and capped and second box in most hives is either filled with honey or filled with honey and some pollen and...
  4. Thread: Weak hives

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    Re: Weak hives

    Thanks for the response. I have 19 hives between mine and my fathers. They are about a mile apart from one another in 3 different yards. Hive 1 is in a yard, hive 2 is in another and hives 3 and 4...
  5. Thread: Weak hives

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    Weak hives

    I have a few questions about 4 hives that I consider weak.

    Hive #1 Hive 1 is a split that I made late in the season....I added a queen to make things a little faster but it never quite grew as...
  6. Thread: quick help!

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    Re: quick help!

    They are too high in tree to reach? Any chance if I leave an empty box with frames????
  7. Thread: quick help!

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    quick help!

    I just went out to look at my bees and i noticed 2 hugh swarms in tree next to hives. I sure one of them swarmed and that is it. Can i use two boxes 40 ft from hives with 2 swarm lures to try to...
  8. Re: Mid March Reminder in Central NH....the bears are back

    Hi Denise,

    I also lives in pa, northeastern part. Last year was my first year and had an electric fence up and still got vandalized by a bear. My local club told me to bait the fence with bacon...
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    Re: Spring Inspection

    Thanks Johnny for responding. I have one italian and one mutt hive. I did do an inspection today and the mutts are booming. The italian hive has at least 6 frames full of bees. I was concerned...
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    Spring Inspection

    It is going to be in low 50's today and I want to check out my hives to see how much stores are left. I have a few questions, When I inspect I shouldn't disturb cluster just make sure I see stores...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain PA...PACAKGES

    I too am ordering some packages from them! Great price. Last year my packages cost 109.00 and it took most of the day to go and pick them up! I met the people at EAS and think their company has...
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    Brushy Mountain PA location

    Just curious to know if anyone has checked out Brushy Mtn new PA location? I am so excited that there is a local place that does't take an entire day to make a trip!:D
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    Re: Brushy Mountain Bees

    I'm a member of Susquehanna Beekeepers Assoc., However I live in Luzerne county...embarassing to say anymore with the whole corruption scandal.(w/ the judges not the beekeepers..lol) I'm just want...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain Bees

    Centralpaguy,
    brushy mtn. has a location in the Lewisburg area? Isn't that location is in the Williamsport area.

    Melissa A

    I don't know how for you are from Bjorn, but I had good look with...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain Bees

    Thanks! I already have 2 nucs ordered from Mike, I have great luck with his bees plus he is a very cool guy, and helpful. I just wanted to get some packages too. I think they're exciting to start....
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    Brushy Mountain Bees

    Just seeing if anyone has ever gotten bees from Brushy Mountain? What breeds do they offer and what was the price? Trying to plan for spring, I can't wait!
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    watching the entrance

    I recently hived a 3lb package of bees 1 week ago. On the 3rd day I openned the hive to make sure the queen was out, she was. I noticed that the bees have started to draw comb. (brand new frames,...
  18. Thread: New Package

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    everything okay

    It only sprinkled for a little bit and then cleared up so I openned the hive. I just took out the queen cage and saw she was released. I checked the feeder and they ate about a 1/2 qt. I do not...
  19. Thread: New Package

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    New Package

    I recently hived two news packages on Friday. The bee originally came from Georgia, so they have been with the queen for 3 days before I hived them. I put the queen cage between two frames like...
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    NEPA-new beekeeper

    I live in northeastern pennsylvania and I have a question about what people in my area are using in regards to top covers and bottom boards? I have read some recent posts about people not using sbb?...
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    thanks for the reply and not making me feel...

    thanks for the reply and not making me feel stupid. I just want to make sure I understand how everything works before I get my bees. I like Betterbees pricing and quick shipping, however I just...
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    michael, thanks for the reply! I do have the...

    michael,
    thanks for the reply! I do have the 3/4 side facing upwards. The tray that was provided seems to prop the screen board up 1/8 and seems to be a bit shakey. Should I just save down the...
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    Betterbee screened bottom boards

    I'm confused??!! I recently purchased a hive set-up from betterbee. I just finished painting it and while I was setting it up just to check it out, I'm confused about the direction of the screened...
  24. I HAVE A QUESTION? I RECENTLY BOUGHT A HIVE...

    I HAVE A QUESTION? I RECENTLY BOUGHT A HIVE SETUP FROM BETTERBEE. IT CAME WITH A TOP FEEDER, I GUESS A MILLER STYLE FEEDER??! SINCE MY FOUNDATION IS NEW, NOT DRAWN HOW OFTEN WILL I HAVE TO FILL...
  25. Thread: New beekeeper

    by MELISSAA
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    Thank you to everyone that has welcomed me to the...

    Thank you to everyone that has welcomed me to the sight! I am so excited to start i can hardly stand it. I never thought that i would be so interested. I watched a great video...tales from the...
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