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    Re: Winter pictures?

    I dont got pics but I went into 10 hives got any where from 3 frames of bees to 9 frames. three my biggest hives are light, late feeding apeared to turn into bees. And I'm kinda sick about that...
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    Re: My two weeks with Michael Palmer

    I am not a genius by no standard but I ordered packaged two years in a row. The first year ten seven died. This year I grafted and requeening and walla lost none. They have no incentive In raising a...
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    Re: Moving to the NC Coast

    Most people in nc are hobbiest /sidelines lot of people keep bees to keep any number of hives be prepared to feed or move them.im next to moutains in rutherford
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    Cost of shipping queens

    I'm planning on selling queens this spring and was wanting to know about how to package queens to ship and how do u find out about it. What's the cost-effective way. And how do you find out about...
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    Re: New beeks effects on beekeeping

    Bee pro said it
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    Re: Money Crop

    If I could quit thinking about bees I could quit spending money on them but until I can get off of it I'm going for a semi load worth and five drawn deeps for each for honey. It all depends on your...
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    New beeks effects on beekeeping

    Is the number of new beeks taking jobs for the big guy mainly almonds and are they effecting it in a bad way or new good way. Like more money in staying home an making nucs lost contracts or is three...
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    Sticky: Re: Pollination prices

    When u do pollination do y'all ask for half on delivery. How do the big commercials cough up that much money to haul bees.
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    Fall nuc demand

    Is there a big demand for nucs after july
  10. Fall flow predictions for south east

    My mentore had bees last year raise bees after all the rain and cool weather and built two deeps of honey full. I'm debating encouraging my bees to build up and take advantage of a fall flow that...
  11. Africanized bees over wintered in Colorado

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/national_world/2014/05/18/killer-bees-found-in-colorado.html
  12. Re: Beekeeping 50 Years From Now: Projections From Beekeeping Pros

    a hope or miracle for beekeeping would be huge increase in bio diesel and a huge price increase in weed killer.
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    Re: africanized bees a resource

    good advice on reqeening. I've seen study's say there are 200-300 africanized nests per square mile and they swarm every 6 weeks and multiple times. that's pretty abundant supply of starts just have...
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    africanized bees a resource

    is there a business where u cutout or swarm trap africanized hives and swarms and requeen them and sell them. its my understanding commercial rebuild there numbers in africanized areas.
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    africanized bees a resource

    are people removing africanized bees requeening them and selling them. I heard commercial rebuild bee hive numbers in this way
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    Re: Winter Loss

    I lost two to late pesticide use and a lot of robbing to death but nothing like last year. out of robbing17 I've still got tires13 . but my chicens won't be hatching till end of February. lost a...
  17. southern south america. honey bee

    What kind of honeybee sub species is located in southern south America.
  18. Re: How much money can a beekeeper make in a year owning 100 hives?

    How far your willing to go and your location cuts into profitability. Pollinating late honey and bees are main sources of income. In my area apple pollinating is only agriculture and place is heavy....
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    spring build up question.

    Im thinking if I start feeding heavy last week of February I could get a deep of. Foundation drawn and split. The hives by the first of April. Am I thinking right.
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    Re: honey management

    I was thinking of ordering a queen from a separate line each year to raise from to keep adding genetics and keep productive hybrids in outyards.
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    Re: Attach of the Killer Bees

    I wonder the same thing myself about nc
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    Re: honey management

    I apricate the replies. And info it sounds like making a split at beginning of flow with queen and open brood. Do y'all like the hybrids better
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    honey management

    I want to know people's secrets for honey production. And how. Do u use hybrid queen s and excluders.
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    Re: Swarm too high

    Look up what a throw ball is. If they are on good sized limb pull up frame of open brood and bees will climb on and lower them down a few at time depending on how fast they get on sometimes they jump...
  25. Re: Favorite queen rearing system and why?

    I take a empty frame with wedge in cut a strip of eggs and small larvae and use wire to attach the strip and crush every other cell and use newer wax for the foundation strip put above double brooder...
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