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    Re: Queen less maybe?

    Do you have a top vent? They my be fanning moisture out.
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    Re: drawing out comb?

    Ray, I have done that and it works great, I will most likely do it again this year to expand.
  3. Re: Energy, honeybees, and humans. 94 minutes long.

    Thank You, I just finished watching it. Found the displacement theory very interesting. Thank You ..
    Actually, I found all of it interesting, great stuff..
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    I didn't say better queens, I said "Better chance", JMO
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    Eikel,, Thank You.Thats what I'm talking about.Service, relationship. LOCAL
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    snl,think about it. If you buy local you know where she came from and if you have problem you can get help. I'm not saying don't buy from another state, just buy local. You will usually get a phone #...
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    Buy LOCAL if you can!! You will have a better chance of a mated queen.
  8. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    grozzies2, I understand what you are saying, however, a lot of people on here are newbees and don't have a couple dozen colonies. They are new and are looking at each frame. I only have 52 hives. I...
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    Re: Top bar hives

    Ruth is right about "unlearning", go to YOUTUBE and watch --OUTOFABLUESKY --He helped me alot..
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    Re: Greetings from Upstate South Carolina

    Welcome to beesource.
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    Re: 6 Dead Hives

    If you lost 6 hives at one time some one may have sprayed your hives. Here in Hopkins SC I have lost a few, some because of mites, 1 because of bad air flow and 5 days of rain. 6 at one time does not...
  12. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    Why do people think they have to pick up a full deep or med box? I have a bad back, bad legs, a shoulder that don't work sometimes. I work with langs, deep and med,long boxes and kenyas. I don't left...
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    Re: Lets talk labels

    GOOLE--MS access
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    Re: would like to start home beekeeping

    Go to youTube JPTHEBEEMAN...He will show you..But NOT in Canada in December..
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    Re: Hi, from South Carolina

    Welcome JimmyBee. Beesource is a grate place for learning and help.
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    Re: Nuc Wall thickness

    The only problem I'v found with using 1/2 wood is when you stack them and the sides are not strat. It will leave a gap.
    Other than that they word grate, winter [ lows in the teens ] or summer ( hi...
  17. Re: Bottom Board, to use or not to use, that is the question?

    Hi Maryette, I live in Hopkins, SC about 16 miles east of Columbia. I have stopped useing ssb boards. The girls need to be able to control the heat in the hive, it will be hard to do with out a floor...
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    Re: fogging hives

    Bees cluster to keep something warm, if you fog or vaporize when in cluster they my break cluster something may get cold, something may die, brood may not hatch,QUEEN may not make it. I don,t treat...
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    Re: Burr comb and frames seething with bees

    Use a little smoke-get rid of the burr comb-take the fat gloves off-get stung a few times-if you see brood don't worry about the queen now -just enjoy,,you will need to bee stung a few times befor...
  20. Thread: Nuc?

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    Re: Nuc?

    Check out www.bushfarms.com
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    Re: New one from Cajun country

    Welcome to beesource, first go to BushFarms.com, read. start with 2 nucs-buy local-teach your kids-join a club.
    You will learn more when you get your hands in the hive-get stung a few times. Ask...
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    Re: Please Stop...

    south MS rookie==You may bee new but YOU are right==JMO
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    Re: Please Stop...

    If you are making a post, don't say" I am to lazy to look it up" --LAZY, bad.. If you are lazy you won't make it as a beekeeper.. JMO
    5 years and still learning from the oldies and newbees but...
  24. Re: Hive robbing but maybe I can save them? I am lost

    Don't quit, it happens to all of us. I LOST a few hives this year from robbing-it doesn't take long for them to be robbed out. You look like you are doing what you can and should. Do what summers...
  25. Re: mixing oxalic acid with water then use in a black flag fogger?

    Would like to know too. If it worked, wouldn't the fog be bad for the person doing the spraying?
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