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  1. Split with caged queen has queen cells

    I made four splits on Friday with mated queens that I bought. I left them in the queen cage with the candy capped. Today I went to remove the cap on the candy and one of the hives had three queen...
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    Re: Looking for Russian bees in Ohio

    Check out Waldo apiaries, they will sell a package with a Russian queen. I have dealt with them before good customer service
  3. Re: Is anyone else still waiting on packages?

    I got my packages 3 weeks late they came from Georgia ( one of our club members picked them up) they were suppose to be here 4/20 I got them Mother's Day. But the supplier kept us in the loop...
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    Missed out on a swarm

    Just found out that there was a swarm hanging in a bush here at work. They had already called in another beekeeper. But good news is it was a another club member and a retired employee. I guess I...
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    Swarm traps in central pa

    I am going place some swarm traps out and would like some opinions from other that live in similar climates. (Central PA) Where is the best places to put them and what size traps. I know that we do...
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    Re: Hive Box Manufacture

    http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=y9Sti5hf0Uc&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dy9Sti5hf0Uc
  7. Re: Forklift trailer with dual axle question

    I know you can back them up, however I find most people can not even back up a standard trailer unless they do it a lot. If you ever want to see what I mean just take a trip to the lake some hot...
  8. Re: Forklift trailer with dual axle question

    Good luck finding a heavy enough trailer with only one axle. I am no truck driver but have pulled many trailers. twin axles do not tear up tires/ wheel bearings any more than a single, ok maybe...
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    Re: Bees running behind

    Never asked where they come from my supplier is a member of the same beekeeping club. He sells equipment and makes a run for bees every year. I was expecting this but was hoping it did not happen....
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    Bees running behind

    Just got a phone call from my bee supplier. He said that they were just informed that the bees are a week behind. Guess I have more time to get everything ready
  11. Re: Installing a package, what equipment do I need?

    You might want something to hold the queen cage in place, ruberbands work, also might be a givin but something to light the smoker and some newspaper. I like to have a pair of needle nose pliers...
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    Re: Looking for a package of bees

    Don't know if they are still taking orders http://www.hartzells-honeys.com/ pickup in brookville on 4/21
  13. Re: Anyone have any idea what this white stuff would be in a nectar cell?

    I have the same thing. Not sure what it was. Do you think it will be ok to give the frames to a new package in the spring.
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    Re: I took a peek

    I do have candy boards on them. I did not want to disturb them to much today if I get a better day I will look more they do have some I could see along the top of the frames in the top box.
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    I took a peek

    I just had to take a peek. It is 48 and rainy but i just tilted the tops to take a peek. Hive 1 was clustered at the top moving around just a litte, hive 2 also clustered at the top moving around a...
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    How common are swarms in sc pa

    I am only going into my first winter keeping bees but I can't wait until spring. I would like to increase my hive and I just wondered how common swarms were in south central pa. I did get one swarm...
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    Re: Affordable beekeeping

    Danial you are correct not everyone can learn by reading and not everyone is quilified to teach but I think no one is quilified to teach beekeeping except the bees just look how many opinions are out...
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    Re: Affordable beekeeping

    I'll second that. I would never put anyone down for trying to learn but why pay if you do not have to? Join a club you will find lot of teachers not just one opinion you will get from taking formal...
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    Re: What metal to use for deeps?

    http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100137508/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&keyword=MALCO&storeId=10051if you want to make the 90 degree angle like odfrank has in the pic. buy a...
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    Re: New observation hive question

    It is going to be new foundation I am going to wait till spring
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    New observation hive question

    How many bees should I put in a new hive it is two deep and two med frames is one pound enough?
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    Re: Filling comb with sugar syrup.

    No any food grade pumps would be tested with food grade oil like corn or vegetable
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    Re: Filling comb with sugar syrup.

    i can't offer you any advise about size but a word of caution, even if you never ran hydraulic oil through that pump i would bet that the factory did.
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    Newly hived swarm

    I place my first swarm (first year beek here) in a hive Sat. evening I did a quick check today drawing out comb like crazy. My question is how long should it take for the queen start laying? I could...
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    Re: Package bee stuck in mail

    Stop at post office yesterday still no bees:cry:, called supplier was told I would receive a phone call from the owner. Just received the call he is not sure what happen, but he is taking care of it....
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