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    Re: Long Lang v/s Standard Lang

    I have both, the long lang is handy not having to remove boxes to check the bees , they can winter well but the cluster has to be to one end or the other in fall so they dont eat themselves away from...
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    Re: Hello from North Pole Alaska!!

    Welcome, top bar might be harder in extreme cold. check out the forum on here for some advice
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    Re: Central Oregon Newbee

    Welcome, I know oregon just started there beekeeping program, seems to be going good.
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    Re: Hello from Central Illinois

    Welcome, you should check around for a local bee club.
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Welcome, sage brush puts out nector, not sure how much, but some.
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    Re: beekeeping in southeast alaska

    Welcome, It would have to be a very fat observation hive, the cluster needs mass for the cold. I have seen bee dens built off the side of houses in very cold areas, the warm house wall helps the hive.
  7. Thread: new in NY

    by BGhoney
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    Re: new in NY

    Welcome, , a 10 percent solution would work, a mist bottle works good, to coat most of the frame, dunking dosn't do much, to many air pockets. make sure it dries before you put it in the hive.
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    Re: New bee inherited hives in NY

    Welcome, Might seem a little different now that they are your hives. Enjoy
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    Re: Hello from Fort Gay, WV

    Welcome, lots of good info on here.
  10. Thread: Hello!

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Hello!

    Welcome,I'm not to far south of you, several excellent bee clubs up your way.
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    Re: First swarm!!!!

    Welcome, make sure a feed the swarm, they can build comb like crazy.
  12. Re: Hullo from urban farmer, Sydney, Australia

    Welcome, you should check with a local beekeeper, If your going into autum, then winter, they should be getting heavy ?
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    Re: Virgin Islands Checking In

    Welcome, It will be nice to hear a few stories of tropical beekeeping.
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    Re: flatrockboy

    Welcome
  15. Thread: Hi from TN

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    Re: Hi from TN

    Welcome, Didn't know there was a Portland TN, Portland maine, and our Portland Or.
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    Re: New from Champaign, Il

    Welcome , sounds like your already up to your bees knees
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    Re: Starting my first year over

    Welcome
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    Re: Hello from Idaho!

    Welcome, I'm surprised theres not some support groups to get off this crazy ride.
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    Welcome
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    Re: Hello from Kansas.

    Welcome, A lang/long hive is an option. you get to have a top bar type hive, but the frames will interchange with your regular lang hives.
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    Re: New VA Bee Guardian

    Bees do like to enter at end comb not in the middle. If you look at hives in the wild, the comb always run parallel to the opening. An old timer told me to always drop a bee tree onto the entrance or...
  22. Thread: Hello everyone

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Hello everyone

    Welcome, it can come in handy to have more than one hive, if your 1 is doing good, you may be able to split it.
  23. Thread: New student

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    Re: New student

    Welcome, are there local bee clubs around you ? they can be a great resource.
  24. Thread: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    Welcome, I have heard the bear will return, keep that in mind.
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    Re: hello from Mindanao Philippines

    Welcome, not a bee expert, they look like pics I have seen of stingless bees. theres a quick way to find out 8)
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