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    Re: any Iowa Bees for sale?

    thank you honeylocust!
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    Re: any Iowa Bees for sale?

    Thank you everyone! I have a lot of leads to follow now thanks to all your help!

    Jimmy
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    Re: any Iowa Bees for sale?

    Thank you!
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    any Iowa Bees for sale?

    Hello,

    I am researching for a friend. Does anyone know of any nucs for sale in Iowa. He lives in Washington county which is south east Iowa about 40 miles south of Iowa City.

    Thank you
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    Re: Queen less question from new beek

    Thank you Scottyd, I will keep "y'all" posted.
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    Re: Queen less question from new beek

    Thank you Buzzrunner! I didn't even think of that scenario. The queen cell is capped right now. I placed the 5 frame nuc colony in the deep 10 frame about four weeks ago. The colony had to draw its...
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    Queen less question from new beek

    Hello,
    I inspected my hives this morning and found that one colony appears queen less. The last time a checked (7 days ago) there was some larvae, no eggs(that I could tell) and a lot of honey and...
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    Re: wax moths and storage question.

    thank you
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    wax moths and storage question.

    Hello,

    I have a few boxes and frames with wax foundation in my house, which have never been used. Can I just place these things in my garage? Will if I get wax moth if they are not stored in airy...
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    Re: SHB trap placement quantity question.

    Thank you both, those are excellent tips and it is much clearer now.
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    SHB trap placement quantity question.

    Hello,

    I have been considering the "Beetle Blaster" trap for SHB ( a small slotted reservoir filled with mineral oil or cider, placed on top of frames ). This may be a silly question but do I only...
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    Re: Hello from Florida

    Thank you Bob
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    Re: Ants and dry laundry detergent?

    Hi,

    I am a new beek so I am not sure if this will work. As a general rule of thumb for me, I try to stay clear of any harsh chemicals. I have read in "Natural Beekeeping" that cinnamon sprinkled...
  14. Re: 1 or 2 brood boxes on "langs." plus excluder question

    Thank you all for the reply, I am learning lots. I guess I want what everyone wants and that is good strong hives. Also that was a great tip about excluders. This is my first year as a beekeeper, I...
  15. 1 or 2 brood boxes on "langs." plus excluder question

    Hello,
    I have been searching for this answer, sorry if this is repetitive.

    Part 1:
    I have my first two starter colonies from separate nuc hives. I am using the standard deep 10 frame Langstroth...
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    Re: Hello from Florida

    Thats great to know thank you.
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    Re: Hello from Florida

    Thank you!
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    Hello from Florida

    Hi my name is Jimmy and I am a new beek; I am so glad to find this forum.
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