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    Sticky: swarms

    I did a small swarm about a week gao and several days before that my Dad caught a swarm. Both were quite small
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    I need some queens

    I need to do some splits in a couple weeks or maybe less. Does anyone have about 30 queens. Less would be ok too. Thanks

    Joe
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    All I use is glass. Some 5 gallons and a 6 and a...

    All I use is glass. Some 5 gallons and a 6 and a Half gal
  4. Thread: Mating nucs

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    I made mating nucs out of deeps and used three...

    I made mating nucs out of deeps and used three divider boards so I end up with four two frame mating nucs in each. Iam afraid they will tie up toomany resources but will see next year and let you...
  5. Thread: sunflower field

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    thanks, think I will try it with a few hives.

    thanks, think I will try it with a few hives.
  6. Thread: sunflower field

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    Next year I have a chance to put some hives on...

    Next year I have a chance to put some hives on about 90 acres of sunflowers. I am concerned that they have such a short time for nectar as it seems like the blossom and wilt very fast. has anybody...
  7. Thread: Tree Removal

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    I have a chance to take a hive out of a fairly...

    I have a chance to take a hive out of a fairly large tree. The bees have been in it about three years. Do you think its a bit late in the season.

    Joe
  8. Thread: washing gloves

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    thanks everyone

    thanks everyone
  9. Thread: washing gloves

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    Does anyone know a good way to clean leather...

    Does anyone know a good way to clean leather gloves. Historically I have used the cheap canvas ones and it wasn't a problem. Now I have a good pair with thin and supple leather but after a while it...
  10. Thread: nuc plans

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    I had some old deeps and put a strip of 1/4 inch...

    I had some old deeps and put a strip of 1/4 inch material in the middle and made a bunch of 5 frame double. The 1/4 inch material rise about an inche above the box so I have two lids and can work...
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    I have a little bit of both. I do like working...

    I have a little bit of both. I do like working the 8 frame better because of the weight but as far as production I have not seen much difference. I wouldn't mind having all eights
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    I hust tried it too, at least on a few hives. ...

    I hust tried it too, at least on a few hives. Bought the Bodine fogger. It seemed to work well once i let it heat up right. Did not have thymol or SBB but wanted to see how it worked. I will get...
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    What is this method?

    What is this method?
  14. Thread: hive trailer

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    looks like it woul be easy to build

    looks like it woul be easy to build
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    I have not had a problem

    I have not had a problem
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    Thanks dave

    Thanks dave
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    thanks

    thanks
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    How long did the whole process take?

    How long did the whole process take?
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    Where is a good place toget lemon grass oil.i...

    Where is a good place toget lemon grass oil.i have a hive to trap out of a house. maybe that will help a bit.
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    What about putting the nucs, on top of the body...

    What about putting the nucs, on top of the body and then putting them in a fairly tight shed with opening to the South. I did that with several hives last yaer and it seemed to work and am thinking...
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