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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    30548 Hoschton Ga have boxed 3 swarms so far this year.Caught a swarm in a swarm trap. Placed a swarm trap at friends house on 4/19 bees moved in on the 20th. The swarm was 40 foot high in a tree and...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    I had 2 swarm from my hives in northeast Ga. I found one large swarm in wild cherry tree 20 feet from swarm trap. I was able to capture and box them before they used the trap. They were checking it...
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    darn that was fast

    Caught a swarm April th e 4th. Hived everything went great moved to a new yard away from home. Went to look at them on Sunday May the 23rd. When i pulled up i was surprised to see a large swarm...
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    Re: Shipped queens

    I called today and they were shipped. They said they would replace if there was a problem.I am trying to get a feel for if the queens are alive should I still ask for new ones. I may not receive them...
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    Re: Shipped queens

    I am getting them from walter kelly and there are 2 of them. Usually it takes 2 days to get them. But with the flood in Tennessee they said things were way off schedule and they have been having...
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    Shipped queens

    How long will queens stay healthy in shipping? I had queens that were shipped on 5/4/10 and did not receive them this week. If I get them on Monday the 10th that will be 6 days without water.Will the...
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    Re: Shipping queens

    How long is to long for a queen to arrive. I ordered 2 queens that were shipped on 5/4/2010 and have not received yet. If I receive the on Monday that will be 6 days. Is that to long for the bees to...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a large swarm from my hives today. They went 25 yards away and stopped 3 foot high in a leyland cypress. I shook them in to 2 medium deep hive and it was full of bees.
  9. Thread: no eggs

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    no eggs

    This is my first spring beekeeping. I did a inspection today an found 2 of my hives have large populations of bees but only a few capped drone cells. Well there are maybe a 80 or so a few queens...
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    Re: paint inside of supers

    Thanks for the responses i wanted to make sure before I made the supers. I did not want to waste alot of time and find out the bees would not use them.
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    paint inside of supers

    I have the opportunity to take 25 boards that are 7.5" x14'. The question I have is the boards are already painted . They are painted on both sides. They are new and will be free. Lots of medium...
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    Re: Gardner Apiaries

    Sometimes it appears to me that it just depends on the bee. I also got a package from Rossmans 6 weeks before the one I received from Gardners. The one from gardners has still done much better. I...
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    Re: Gardner Apiaries

    I got a package in late June from them last year. They way out preformed the nucs that I got in march. and another package in April. They Are the best I have and will order more. I took several...
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    So far the other 2 nucs do not have a lot of...

    So far the other 2 nucs do not have a lot of brood. But that is a great idea. Also is it normal for a queen that has been caught in a swarm to go outside of the hive. Yesterday I was obsevering the...
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    my first week caught a swarm

    This is my first year trying my hand a beekeeping. I purchased 2 nucs a week ago and things seem to bee going well. Then today I was sitting in my truck taking care of some paper work. I looked out...
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