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    Re: caught swarm today have question

    success
    poured them into there new hive
    without a hitch
    Thanks
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    Re: caught swarm today have question

    sounds good didn't think to use the queen excluder
    bee back in 10 min going to dump them in
    Thanks
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    caught swarm today have question

    Caught my first swarm today it was 40 ft up in an oak tree bigger than a basket ball but smaller than a beach ball
    ( had to use a 50 ft man lift to get them )
    will post pics later
    i have the...
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    Re: Black Bees are back ? pic

    they dont look like that they look just like honey bees but a little smaller
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    Black Bees are back ? pic

    I have black bees that only show up at my feeders around this time of the year.
    I live in Connecticut
    then they disappear and I don't see them till next year.
    dose anyone know what kind they...
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    Re: PAULOWNIA tree ?

    dose the flower have a good smell ?
    I have a wisteria and the tree smells great
    but my bees dont even look at it
    its always full of bumble bees
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    PAULOWNIA tree ?

    do honey bees like the flowers from the PAULOWNIA tree ?
    It looks like a interesting tree
    Thanks
    Neal
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    wrapping a hive

    at what temp would you put the wrap on the hive
    and do you take out your screen bottom board or leave it
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    Re: bees in side of block wall ?? need help

    To late
    the owner had a company come out today and gas them
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    bees in side of block wall ?? need help

    How would you get bees out of a block wall ? the wall cant be taken apart
    The owner has a company coming to gas the honey bees
    This is going to be the 2nd time he has gassed the bees
    last...
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    Thanks for all the info I found one at trails...

    Thanks for all the info
    I found one at trails end farms in rode islannd 1 hr from house
    picking it up on sat
    Thanks
    Neal
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    Russian queen

    Looking for a Russian queen
    anyone know where i can get one
    Thanks
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    As of right now she is giving me a new nuc (not...

    As of right now she is giving me a new nuc (not Russian but Italian)
    not what i wanted but what can i do
    I have to go pick it up , and drop of the old nuc 1 1/2 hr away
    So I do not want to bad...
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    Russian nuc A BIG FLOP

    picked up a Russian nuc on may 2nd
    I got it home
    2 frames were just drawn comb nothing else
    1 frame was all un capped honey
    2 frames had very little brood no pollen and very little capped...
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    swarms in connecticut ??

    what is the time frame for swarms in connecticut ?
    Thanks
    Neal
  16. Best prices on brood boxes and supers ???

    I lost my hive over the winter
    i am gettinng a nuc in may
    I set a swarm lure up and it is getting a lot of intrest
    if I end up catching a swarm I will need more boxes
    Who has the best prices...
  17. lost hive over winter ,,,getting new nuc ??

    lost the hive over the winter
    looks like they just starved ,there was plenty of honey on the other frames just didnt want to cross over to the next frame ( to cold ??)
    I saw some mites on some of...
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    Have you met the kid ? You might want to first ...

    Have you met the kid ?
    You might want to first
    Because if he looks and acts like a real punk
    And you make him help you
    He might come back next year and smash your hive
    but this time it...
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    Wisteria loves to be cut back ,the more you cut...

    Wisteria
    loves to be cut back ,the more you cut it the happier it is
    cut in late fall to early spring
    the flowers grow on the new groth
    I use I think its called (root tone )it comes in a...
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    whisteria do honey bee like it ???

    I have whisteria tree 25 feet from the hive
    It is always covered with bumble bees and other types of bees
    But I hardly ever saw any of my honey bees on the tree last year
    Do honey bees not like...
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    probly 80 % are all black with that little splash...

    probly 80 % are all black with that little splash of yellow on there sides
    the rest are black with very light stripes
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    went out today and took a better look at the...

    went out today and took a better look at the black bees
    They are almost all black
    If you look closely on there sides
    They have a little yellow /gold on there sides where there stripes should...
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    LBEE looks like the bees 1 st pic

    LBEE
    looks like the bees 1 st pic
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    All Black Honey Bee ????

    I lost my hive over the winter .
    Today it got to 68 deg F
    I spent the day trying to fallow the robbing bees back to there hive
    So i would know where to set up a lure later this spring ( didnt...
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    Thanks for the info Neal

    Thanks for the info
    Neal
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