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    Re: Bee Yards, post a picture of your bee yards.

    Fixed it
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    Re: Bee Yards, post a picture of your bee yards.

    Here's a picture I just took today. I'll be splitting them when I have money for more boxes.

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y36/heckle87/IMAG0019.jpg
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    Re: First Hive Started

    Basic training for the army I was there from Feb up till Aug. Didn't work out well I got hurt, I'm 2 inches shorter and, I'm not in the army anymore.
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    Re: First Hive Started

    I got my brood wax prewired So I wouldn't have to deal with an embedder or trying to crimp or anything.
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    Re: First Hive Started

    I was in MO last year thru the winter. Makes winters here look like an air-conditioned room. They do last pretty long but we have shots of good weather all the way thru it. A local guy said we...
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    Re: Whats your favorite feeder?

    I use a top feeder. It holds about 3 gal and its easy to refill since the girls can't get at me when I lift the cover. I have an entrance feeder but I don't think I'll ever use it unless its just...
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    Re: Smoker Technique

    I know a guy that uses honey B healthy and suger water as a spray to work his hive. He says hes never been stung so I guess it woks for him. I'm using some smoker fuel made from cotton castoff. ...
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    Re: First Hive Started

    I'm feeding with a 3 gallon hivetop feeder filled with a 1:1 mix sugar water and a tsp of honey bee healthy in each gallon. I'll probably feed until they quit taking it and if they don't have at...
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    entrance reducer

    I noticed today that my new hive had a cloud of bees at the front waiting to get back in and started wondering when I should change the entrance reducer to the larger opening and when to remove it...
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    Re: First Hive Started

    I opened it up yesterday and my queen was out. I saw that they had almost 3 sheets of foundation drawn out most of the way and I had eggs in both sides of one with no missed spaces. I think that...
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    Re: First Hive Started

    They got put in the package the morning before I picked them up so she's been with them for about 5 days now. I'll make sure she's out tomorrow if the weather clears up any. I've been going nuts...
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    Re: First Hive Started

    I pulled the cork on the candy side. Are you saying I should go up and make sure shes out and release her if shes not? I have read and been told to leave everything be for 7 to 10 days after I Hive...
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    First Hive Started

    I picked up and hived my First package yesterday. I had maybe 2 dozen dead in the package and none that I saw fly away. Now I can't wait till next week when I can look in on them and see how they're...
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    Re: Show and tell hive

    That looks abit like the Ulster observation hive from Brushy Mtn.
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    Re: Western, NC newbee

    My bee order got canceled. Something about the bad weather here in NC. I found anouther place that has pickup in mid May that had some avalible. Hopefully This one will work out for me.
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    Re: Western, NC newbee

    Mostly I always forgot to call and reserve them until after they were out. Local pickup only here and its a pretty long drive.
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    Western, NC newbee

    Hi I'm Mark And I'm picking up my first package on bees in a week come Saturday. I'm way up in the mountains of NC in Yancey county. I've had my hive put togeather for 5 years now waiting till I had...
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