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    Re: Ormond Aebi's Supersedure technique

    Arnie i think you need to do a bit more research. Either you are not commicated well or you don't understand the process.

    I would look into grafting. Buy a chinese tool and a bag of 25 jzbz...
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    Re: Ormond Aebi's Supersedure technique

    where do you put the eggs or larva to be turned into queens. I don't get it.

    I assume the flattened comb has larva or eggs in it. Then yes that would work. Or you could just stick comb...
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    Re: What to do with the honey?

    Can you tell me more about this. This has ran thru my mind a few times. Do you have any pictures of the stands and know about how you setup, how much money is put out. Prices etc.
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    Re: Move things around? Good idea or bad?

    depends on your goal. I wouldn't move the honey around. If you plan on leaving the honey and don't mind the bees making brood in the honey supers come spring then I'de just leave it.

    You could...
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    Re: Do bee work moonseed?

    Im not sure of exact plant. I find the bees work many vines in July/August....during the meager summer months. I think its porcelain berry, looks like a grape vine. They love that stuff, bees all...
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    Re: To Add or Not to Add

    Thats right. I can winter nucs in KY so you can too. I've done all sizes, nuc, deep, deep+medium....

    I doubt they will draw much more comb unless you hit a killer fall flow or put on alot of...
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    Re: Best bang for the buck?

    People like the muth jars as a cool bottle to put on the shelf. The classic 3/4 lb spout tip squeeze bear is probably my best seller. The 1.5lb bear does well also. I would offer a variety, then...
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    Re: Hornets attacking a hive

    Definately yellow jackets. The will nest just about anywhere above and below ground. There are many threads on the subject. In my experience the yellow jacket impact on the hive is small.
  9. Re: White-ish sand like material on sticky board?

    Could be just about anything... have seen all of this on boards...pollen, crystallized honey, wax, propolis, poo from insects, mites, larva..... Anything that comes into the hive is liable to be on...
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    Re: I need a bee whisperer ASAP

    Small queenless nucs usually arn't aggressive, larger queenless hives can be. Usually this time of year the bees are a bit pissy, i try to leave em alone
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    Re: Grafting tool thought

    Yes it will work....the chinese tools are pretty cheap and inexpensive too.
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    Re: Blood Curdling Scream

    Wow. I never heard a scream. Amazing.
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    Re: Overpopulated hive?

    The hive looks normal. But yeah big population. To split may be tough late in the year.......to transfer bees sounds like a better option
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    Re: Yellow jackets trying to get in hive.

    In late summer and fall yellow jackets r making queens and are agressively seeking food. At my hives they usually go for the freshly dead bees scattered in front of the hives
  15. Re: Visual difference between a mated queen and a Virgin?

    Above is a good description. Shorter tail and fast on the comb
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    Re: Frames After Extracting

    great tip. Need to try this one. Its been a while since i learned something new.
  17. Re: These babies hot or getting ready to leave?

    about normal. Heres a hive of mine a few weeks ago.

    http://i458.photobucket.com/albums/qq307/burns375/20150726_192018.jpg
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    Re: Prices potato bean

    Apios priceana, the name is misleading a bit but thats the common name Prices Potato bean. I did a bit of research on net and apparently. The americana is much more widespread. I have not seen...
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    Re: can you..........honey frame ?

    yes a frame of honey will revitalize them, they will use it. u may want to figure out how they got into this shape.
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    Re: It was capped, now not so much?

    whats going on in the new box? Are they drawing comb? For them to move it is last resort, I actually never observed this with mediums. Perhaps the deep is too far a distance and its more like a...
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    Re: hauling in the pollen

    You can harvest now, depends on what you want to do. They will fill the open comb very quick in a flow. If you harvest multiple times its more work. I add both above and below and don't notice...
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    Re: Add another super?

    i doubt it. Depends on your flow, august is a dearth month. Maybe around september if you flow kicks in. Another option is to extract and give them open comb. They will fill much faster.
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    Re: Cool (temperature) pants/jackets

    I try to avoid doing much with the hives in August. They are typically grumpy and and not a whole lot is going on in a hive anyways. I would work them as early as possible, in the shade with as...
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    Re: Looking for a club or mentor

    Here ya go buddy. Apparently you didn't do much of a search, took me about 1 minute to find.

    Theres a club in Fulton. Here is a link on the states website. ...
  25. Re: Is it ok to eat honey that was produced while treating with teramyacin?

    I don't use it and wouldn't want to eat honey that was on the hive when applied.
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