Search:

Type: Posts; User: Cleo C. Hogan Jr

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.14 seconds.

  1. Re: Making a steel hive stand for multiple hives. How many?

    I have 4 legs on all of mine. Some are set at an angle, some are perpendicular.

    I don't see any problem with drift. The ones in the photo are 10 ft long and I normally place 3 hives on them. I...
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    152

    Re: Trap out with a caged queen?

    gscforester... I have had several people call or e-mail me that they used a "junk" queen in lieu of unsealed brood and it brought the queen out. Have not had anyone tell me they used a mated...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    287

    Re: Metal tank: Cut-out vs. trap-out

    Do a couple of trapouts and leave the colony for next year. Get two or three every year.

    Swarm boxes are hit and miss. More often miss than hit. Trapping a couple of starts, (3 pounds plus)...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    206

    Re: Best Top Hive Feeder?

    I'm sure this is not the answer you were looking for, but, the best hive top feeder is a migratory top with a 2 3/4 inch hole cut in it and a standard Mason Jar ( pint, quart, half gallon or gallon)...
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    202

    Re: Trapout suggestions needed

    More likely it worked so well, because you had cleaned out the comb. There was no reason for them to stay. Nothing to protect. Their home was destroyed. And yes, smoke will make them leave...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    202

    Re: Trapout suggestions needed

    I totally agree. Bees abscond for a number of reasons. And under some circumstances, massive amounts of smoke, may, make them abscond. If it works for you, Go for it. Nothing wrong with that. I...
  7. Replies
    10
    Views
    202

    Re: Trapout suggestions needed

    In many cases they never will leave. Most often if they have lots of capped/uncapped brood and honey.

    The nursebees, housekeepers, fanners etc, will stick their heads in the honey and ride the...
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    319

    Re: New hives

    Nice work. Looks good.

    cchoganjr
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    202

    Re: Trapout suggestions needed

    Send me an e-mail... cchoganjr@scrtc.com and I will send you a 12 page document (with photos of trapouts in progress,) that will explain how to do a trapout.

    No charge, and no salesman will...
  10. Replies
    4
    Views
    152

    Re: New to bee keeping

    traddoc... Send me an e-mail, cchoganjr@scrtc.com and I will send you a 12 page document complete with photos that will give you the info you will need to trap bees from this tree.

    No charge...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    407

    Re: Sticking Inner Cover

    Over the years I have found that, the inner covers that stick to the telescoping cover, normally occur...

    1. When there is propolis, wax, or dirt on the inner cover or the telescoping cover,...
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    856

    Re: extra deep frames

    Fergus... The man I mentioned above no longer makes frames. Sorry.

    cchoganjr
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    276

    Re: Hot Knife vs Plane

    Jayjay... Use the advanced search in the upper right conner of this page. Insert uncapping plane and a multitude of comparisons will come up. You will be able to read why people do/do not like the...
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    276

    Re: Hot Knife vs Plane

    Radar... Can you point Jayjay to a previous thread where this was discussed. It will give him some additional info.

    There are those who love the plane, and would not uncapp without it, but, I...
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    429

    Re: Pipe Removal

    Use bee go to run them out, and not only will the comb be worthless, everything in a 10 mile radius will be worthless. JOKE!! JOKE..JOKE..

    Really need a photo to see what you are working with. ...
  16. Replies
    20
    Views
    856

    Re: extra deep frames

    Tenbears.. I took it he was looking for frames that would have longer end bars. He said he was going narrower and (deep) in a hive he was building. I read that as **deeper** in a hive he is...
  17. Replies
    20
    Views
    856

    Re: extra deep frames

    If you are not looking for a tremendous number, e-mail me at cchoganjr@scrtc.com I know a local who may make you any size you want. Not sure what he charges, (suppose it depends on length of...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    325

    Re: calking up the entrance to a wall

    As long as there is comb in the wall, bees will find a way to get to it.

    cchoganjr
  19. Re: Don't Go With the Flow, Go With the Wax (comparison of the Flow hive & top bar hi

    Allan... You are certainly right.

    I also see the Flow Hive as having huge problems, but, it is new and different. Guess time will tell. I am willing to give it a chance.

    Unless and...
  20. Re: Don't Go With the Flow, Go With the Wax (comparison of the Flow hive & top bar hi

    A well written, highly distorted reality, of beekeeping and the challenges the industry faces.

    I would like to see the movement and setup of top bar hives to pollinate almonds, oranges, pumpkins,...
  21. Replies
    14
    Views
    596

    Re: Cypress Hive bodies warped - help

    I have made a lot of cypress hives and I have never had a warping problem. as mentioned above, must be green wood or got wet. Not normal for cypress.

    cchoganjr
  22. Replies
    14
    Views
    580

    Re: 4 over 4 nuc design question

    I build bottom boards for my nucs, that way every nuc box is interchangable. Also aids in cleaning. You can also overwinter nucs over strong hives if the bottom is open.

    I prefer making bottom...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    682

    Re: CL ad. Who knew?

    My thoughts exactly.

    cchoganjr
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    515

    Re: Foundation Pins

    My-smokepole... Very true... I only introduce foundation into a hive during a good honey flow. Normally if you introduce foundation into a hive during a dearth the bees will nibble and chew at the...
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    682

    Re: CL ad. Who knew?

    He will likely ask you to clean up all the tree debris also.

    He may find someone new to do it, but I highly doubt any experienced bee keeper will do it.

    More likely he will pay someone $100.00...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4