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Check out mannlakeltd.com there catalog is on line.
It's that time of year again. Time to think about new queens for your various needs for 2014.
What are folks looking for in a queen this year?
> gentle, good laying, one that you would want to...
Thanks for the pictures, you guys got me started on a new project. I do need one of these..........
Welcome Lee Davis..........
Good Bible lesson Pastor. I had to go back and read Matthew 13 again. I have also watched and read Michael Palmer but I would never have made the comparison.
Thanks Rader I didn't know that....I have bought other stuff from Brushy Mtn.
I get mine here: http://shop.chemicalstore.com/navigation/detail.asp?MySessionID=13-565180950&CatID=33&id=OX014D
Some of the bee supplies like Mann Lake or Kelley's should add 1/8" hardware cloth to their inventory. I would buy it from them..........
Great! Thanks to all of you for sharing this info.
"cleats are on the wrong sides. You'll find those boxes to be less handleable than ones w/ cleats on the short sides"
Yea I noticed that on the handholds in another pic in this post. I don't move...
Here's a couple I made, just used some scrap for the handholds. I made the stands also. I added tin on the covers when I painted the boxes.
Go here http://learningbeekeeping.com/ and buy the e-book 'Swam Traps and Bait Hives by McCartney Taylor" . You can download and print it out. 54 pages. Its a good book lots of info..
I know there has been a lot of discussion on here about the slatted racks, I've got one here I might go ahead and try it and see how it works.
I'm not using slatted racks yet. I've got one here and was looking at it and thinking the same thing that odfrank mentioned in the first post. The only thing I know about them is what...
That is a good question. I have a new slatted rack here that someone gave me for a Christmas present and I was thinking the same thing. When I sit the slatted rack on the bottom board that will add...
I caught two swarms this spring in 8 frame deep size boxes and only put 3 frames of comb in each one. In both boxes the bees had attached comb to the top.
Got this one with the trail camera
Here is a picture of a box from 2012, same tree I caught a swarm in this year.
Thank you Lauri..............
You can get them from Jim Coss at Morehead KY for $90 for 3 LB package. If you order early January you can pick them up first weekend in April...I've bought bees from him the last 2...
I used 4 boxes this past spring and caught 2 swarms. The boxes were about the size of a 8 frame deep. I used lemongrass oil as lure.
its better to have a hive with a lot of bees than to have a lot of hives with few bees,,
No problem here with pressure treated hive stand. Most of mine are on PT stand with SBB. I've been told not to use PT inside the hive...
I'll second what Acebird said, Enjoy your bees and help someone else. Thats what I like about Beesource someone will always help you......Good thread Lauri..