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    Pollen patties

    Is it time to feed pollen patties yet?
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    frames and pollen patties

    I am new to beekeeping. I have one hive that seems light and needs to draw out frames before winter. My question is when do you guys start feeding pollen patties? I have been feeding syrup to draw...
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    Do you put it in the bottom of the box or on the...

    Do you put it in the bottom of the box or on the top frames?
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    I can see all points of view. All of your replies...

    I can see all points of view. All of your replies have been appreciated I hope it didn't take to much time to answer:).
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    Good point BjornBee. I really never considered...

    Good point BjornBee. I really never considered all the idle chit chat that comes with picking up queens and the wait on their part. I would have like' d to see their operation though.
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    Queen Orders

    I contacted a queen breeder the other day and told him I wanted to drive over and pick -up 3 queens. He told me that they were on a crazy schedule and they might not be available. Does that sound...
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    I talked to some beekeepers in Blue Ridge and...

    I talked to some beekeepers in Blue Ridge and Ellijay Ga and they didn't have much of a crop this year.
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    My First EAS event!

    I am new to beekeeping and have much to learn. I went to the EAS short course at Murray St. in Ky. The experience was just awesome! I met some really nice and bright people. I was particulary...
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    Thanks. I will print a form and bring it with me.

    Thanks. I will print a form and bring it with me.
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    Registration

    My wife and I want to go to the EAS short course this week at Murray St. We haven't registered. Will we be able to do that Monday morning? I would hate to drive four hours and not be able to attend....
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    Poll: I need some information. Is it possible to sign...

    I need some information. Is it possible to sign up for the short course on Monday morning. I need to join EAS as well.m I tried calling the treasure of EAS and got a recording and I could not make...
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    Poll: I am going to attend the short course mon-wed. I...

    I am going to attend the short course mon-wed. I am in hopes my wife can go as well but she has a gymnastics business and is covered up, If she can get subs for two days she will be there as well.
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    My bees legs are covered with yellow sacs.

    My bees legs are covered with yellow sacs.
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    I was on a cruise down that way a couple of years...

    I was on a cruise down that way a couple of years ago. Looked like the volcano was about to erupt. Hope your on the good side of the island.:)
    Good luck with your bees...........
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    Okay I am feeding my weak hive. I am giving them...

    Okay I am feeding my weak hive. I am giving them syrup . I went to the hardware store and bought an empty paint can(1 qt) and poked some tiny holes in the lid. I then put a deep over this and then...
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    I appreciate all of the input. Would you feed...

    I appreciate all of the input. Would you feed syrup ? Or Pollen? Or both?
    Would a person need to feed both strong and weak hive as to keep them from terrorizing the weak hive? Would it pay me to...
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    Just sheets of foundation and the added brood ....

    Just sheets of foundation and the added brood . Should I feed? I tried feeding about two weeks ago and the other hives started robbing.
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    This hive has had problems for about the last...

    This hive has had problems for about the last month and a half.
    Starting with hive beetles. I replaced all the brood box and frames to give them a new start. The hive was really small but I...
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    My queen is trying to leave.

    I have a weak hive that I re-queened about 10 days ago. Two out of the last three days I have found her outside the hive body. Lucky for me that she was clipped when purchased. The first time the...
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    Well I have good news. I did a very thorough...

    Well I have good news. I did a very thorough inspection of my hive and they are doing great. I did kill one more hive beetle. I took one super and three other frames of honey for myself. I am about...
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    I got you . I will find out tomorrow! As a matter...

    I got you . I will find out tomorrow! As a matter of fact I am going to take the supers and do a very careful inspection .

    Thanks for the advice............
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    I was out checking my bees a couple hours before...

    I was out checking my bees a couple hours before dark and noticed that my strongest hive had beetles flying around trying to get in there. It looked like the bees were pouncing them pretty quickly...
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    Should I spray an insecticide around my hive to...

    Should I spray an insecticide around my hive to kill the beetle? I would think not.
    If I slid the cardboard over thescreen would it get to hot in the hive? It is going to be 95 today?
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    Thanks for the reply. I have narrowed the opening...

    Thanks for the reply. I have narrowed the opening already. The hive has a screened bottom board can the beetles get in through the screen?
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    Small hive beetle?

    I have a weak hive with about 5 frames in a regular hive body. Two of the frames are made up of brood and nurse bees. I have recently introduced a new queen and all is going well except when I went...
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