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    Re: Hives stolen looking for help

    JRG13 - Why would someone steal your car manual? Sounds like they have the same kind of car and now they have your system in it too. People can be such jerks. I hate crooks! Be glad they have the...
  2. Thread: Meg-A-Bee

    by Blossom
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    Re: Meg-A-Bee

    Does anyone feed the MegaBee dry? Why make a messy mix that could freeze in the cold winter if they can eat it dry.. Wouldn't that be the easiest way too. I've never used it but I'm getting some...
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    Re: hardware cloth for beetles

    Wooo, no wonder they offer free shipping...... Look at the cost. :eek:
  4. Re: ** Quick ? - Are Bee's attracted to Eucalyptus?

    I have 2 hives. Why would this be happening to just the one?This is what is so baffeling. :scratch: One more thing if I could ask, - The other hive always has a load of bees on the outside...
  5. Re: ** Quick ? - Are Bee's attracted to Eucalyptus?

    What I did was made stands so my hives wouldn't have to set on cement blocks where ants and any other crawling thing could get in. I wanted to eleminate some stress off the bees. Each leg sits in...
  6. ** Quick ? - Are Bee's attracted to Eucalyptus?

    I may have done something very stupid. Do bee's like Eucalyptus oil or tea tree oil? I have hundreds of dead bees.
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    Re: Do older bees get darker?

    :lpf:Those drones are dying to have sex... Personally, I don't think it's worth it.....
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    Re: Do older bees get darker?

    No, she will breed with anything that is out there but when you order an Italian queen (or whatever) she is suppose to be bred with only italian drones so when you get her she starts laying italian...
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    Re: Do older bees get darker?

    I'm new to beekeeping also but from my understanding the package of bees you get are NOT babies from your queen. We should all know that. They are just bees. She is the breed you ordered and bred...
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    Queen Right Colonies Ltd in Spencer, Ohio

    This is my first experience with honeybees ever. Didn't want any chance of any African contact so living in NC I wanted bees from the north. Found Queens Right Colonies Ltd in Spencer Ohio. Very...
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    Re: I Bought Bees From Someone In Ohio

    I don't understand what you are saying. If companies offer a specific breed than the queens should be bred to that specific breed. Non the less I would reccomend anyone think twice before buying...
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    I Bought Bees From Someone In Ohio

    This is my first year with honeybees. After looking in different sites I found someone in Ohio who sold bees. I wanted Carniolan and with repeated emails and questions I ordered two 3 # packages. ...
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    If I could pass this little tip along -

    Since I'm new to the bee world I have been doing a lot of reading this last 8 - 10 months. I have Carniolan. I have read where our girls occationally enjoy a swim in others pools. ( For whatever...
  14. Hey Meg, Great job! How did the newspaper...

    Hey Meg,

    Great job! How did the newspaper find out about you to do the report? And, Yes people need to be educated. At your beeks meetings do you find others in your area also silently starting...
  15. Thread: Water anyone?

    by Blossom
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    Just thought of something else.. Tell me what...

    Just thought of something else.. Tell me what you think? What if you put a drop or 2 of lemongrass oil in their drinking water or a drop of Honey Bee Healthy?I bet they would take that over a...
  16. Thread: Water anyone?

    by Blossom
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    Maybe the bees go for swimming pools because they...

    Maybe the bees go for swimming pools because they don't like all the rocks. lol :lpf:
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    What kind of bees do you have. No one says what...

    What kind of bees do you have. No one says what kind they have and couldn't that have some effect on their actions/temperment?
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    My bees are coming this week and I was told they...

    My bees are coming this week and I was told they should be feed for a couple/ few days to get them started. And when I check the hive ,( say in a week), "My Mentor" better be with me as he will know...
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    You don't have to leave it exposed where the bees...

    You don't have to leave it exposed where the bees also could get into it but make something to cover it so the ants can get to it but nothing else can.
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    I am stupid to the hep computer talk. I need...

    I am stupid to the hep computer talk. I need words spelled out. What is lgo? Why do people have to abreviate some words anyway, it makes it so hard for us dummies ? :scratch:
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    What if you filled the can about 1/2 full of...

    What if you filled the can about 1/2 full of water? Can ants swim? I don't think any bug I know would want to go for a swim? I'm going to try something like this as I have ants, ants and more...
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    Some people feed fondant and most recipes I've...

    Some people feed fondant and most recipes I've seen start with melted down marshmallows. I haven't read the bag to see what the ingredients are. I'm just asking and wondering. I'm not going out...
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    Do honey bees eat Marshmallows?

    This may be a stupid question but since they eat sugar and syrup they might eat marshmallows too. Has anyone given some to their bees? Just wondering.
  24. Thread: Hello!!

    by Blossom
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    I'm like you just getting started. I just...

    I'm like you just getting started. I just finished the beginners beekeeping course and took the test last thurs. My bees are coming in April and they can't come soon enough. I ordered two 3#...
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    Are Hummingbird Feeders a Problem

    Would it be a problem to feed the hummingbirds when keeping bees? I know it draws yellow jackets.
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