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    Jalapeno Infused honey. Any good recipes?

    I'm looking for a reliably zesty jalapeno-infused honey recipe. Have any good ones?
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    Re: Carniolan Queen, Italian bees?

    I wonder if I raised a queen from one of the current queen's eggs if I would get an Carni/Italian hybrid queen...
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    Re: Carniolan Queen, Italian bees?

    Good point, Matt.

    I've done some research and have found out that Carniolan queens with Italian hybrid workers don't always make the ideal hive (i.e. swarming tendencies and less than gentle...
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    Re: You might bee a beekeeper if ?

    You easily go through a 5 gallon pail of honey in a year.

    The first day in spring that the cluster breaks is one of the most exciting moments of your year.

    You can tell the difference between...
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    Re: Carniolan Queen, Italian bees?

    Thanks for the quick replies. I naively assumed that the workers would look like "purebred" carnies. They seem to retain the characteristics of Carniolans, though some look just plain Italian. Glad...
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    Carniolan Queen, Italian bees?

    Last June I introduced a carniolan queen to an italian hive. Everything went swimmingly. This spring, I opened the hive to find what primarily looked like new Italian bees. I found the carniolan...
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