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    Re: Overwintering medium nucs

    I had 3 single 8 frame hives that died this winter. Plenty of honey left, honey on the other side of the frame where they died. Checked them end of Jan. all seemed good and healthy. March all 3 dead,...
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    Re: Overwintering medium nucs

    What's the latest you'd start a nuc to overwinter?
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    Overwintering medium nucs

    Anyone ever overwinter double medium nucs? I run all 8 frame mediums, and was thinking it may be better to build up medium nucs than double 8 frame hive. Easier for the bees to fill and easier for...
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    Re: 9:15 pm, post office has my bees...

    Why take a chance. Give them a break and wait till morning. Just my 2 cents, good luck to ya
  5. Thread: Propolis trap

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    Re: Propolis trap

    Thought about that. This is the first trap with 10 rows of slots going front to back that I have seen. I think cutting one row off each side would work. Most I have seen have more rows going side to...
  6. Thread: Propolis trap

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    Propolis trap

    Who sells 8 frame propolis traps? Can't seem to find any.
  7. Thread: Weed control

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    Weed control

    Would this weed killer solution be harmful to the bees.
    1 Gal. Vinegar
    2 Cups Epsom Salts
    1/4 Cup Dawn dish soap( the original blue kind )
    Just mix and spray
    Looking for something bee safe to...
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    Re: Mixing essential oils in suryp.....

    Try mixing with warm honey. http://youtu.be/oZV1Elct2tQ
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    Re: What a disappointment!

    2 parts sugar to 1 part water or the other way around?
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    Re: Jar feeder / hole size

    I used 1/16" drill bit and worked fine, no drip with 1:1 mix
  11. Thread: In Kentucky

    by EZride
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    In Kentucky

    Hello from Kentucky. Have one hive from last year, just installed 2 packages and have 3 nucs coming next month. Been lurking here for a couple years, learned a lot from your success and failures....
  12. Thread: Roaches

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    Re: Roaches

    Thanks for the info. Appreciate the help.
  13. Thread: Roaches

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    Roaches

    Opened a hive today and saw 4 or 5 roaches on top of the inner cover. Is this a major problem? How do I get rid of them? Thanks
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