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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Picked up a large swarm from a fence post. Got a call right after school. And had then in the box by 5 pm. Maysville ky 41056
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught a nice swarm at 7:00 pm. Got the call at 5:50 pm just as it started to rain. Rained all evening. Mayslick, ky 41055
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    3-4 lb Swarm 15 feet up a tree. Found wild parent colony 20 feet away. Mayslick Ky 41055. First of the year. About 70 degrees off and on rain all day. I was able to get them down and in a hive.
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    Newbee Question

    So I put my packaged bees into my very first top bar hive. I checked on them a week later was I was very excited to see that they are working very well. I used the KTBH design on Michael Bush's...
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    You think??

    You think??
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    That sounds like a great idea. I how many should...

    That sounds like a great idea. I how many should I send off? And does anyone have an address for me? Thanks for all the help
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    If someone was to spray bug killer on them would...

    If someone was to spray bug killer on them would that have the same affect? And would the brood hatch out? We have a person a couple of miles away that has been know to do stupid things before.
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    My hives are rural. They are about 15 miles from...

    My hives are rural. They are about 15 miles from town and surrounded mainly by woods with very limited agriculture. And I have 5 other hives that all seem to be fine. And I opened them 3 weeks ago...
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    Dead Hive Please Help

    Well I took a day off from work today. So to relax I went to play with the bees and do some maintenance that I have been needing to do. Well I got to my first hive and there were hundreds of bees...
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    Candle Making

    I wanted to check and see if anyone had any tips, information, or ideas on candle making. This is one of those winter projects that I am going to add to my list. I have never done with so any help...
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    Just thinking out loud but if a person was to...

    Just thinking out loud but if a person was to have the time, money, and space what trees would you plant to help generate a honey flow. I am wondering becuase we have probably 30-40 acres on our...
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    Thanks for the replies. I did a little more...

    Thanks for the replies. I did a little more looking and it seems that Linden trees in general have pretty positive qualities for the bees. So I guess my next question is would 40-50 trees produce a...
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    American Linden Tree

    Hi everyone. I was talking to my dad today and he was talking about when he was growing up that he used to love Linden Honey. Other than logging he really didn't know why there were not more Lindon...
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    Festival Ideas

    I am setting up in two weeks at my first festival and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on items, placement, information or, just need to know information for me to come out of it alive. ...
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    Informational Handout Ideas

    I was wondering if anyone had any brochures or pamplets that you hand out at festivals. I am setting up at the end of August and we will have an observation hive. I thought it would also be very...
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    Observation Hive Options and Ideas

    I am planning on setting up at a festival this fall and I was thinking of getting an observation hive. I thought it would be great to attract people and be a great learning experience. Being a...
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    Thanks for all the help. I was thinking that a...

    Thanks for all the help. I was thinking that a main reason was becuase of the fact that the bees had other options. I like the bush farms idea to. So here is another question. If you put say 3...
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    My Bees Don't seem to Like Ross Rounds

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    I was wondering if I was doing something wrong with my Ross Rounds. I added them almost a month ago as the second of 4 supers. The super above and below are now 75% filled. The only thing...
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    So where did you start picking stuff up? This...

    So where did you start picking stuff up? This site, magazine, other????
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    Kelley Company Processing Unit

    I was wondering if anyone had purchased the following unit for honey processing...

    Processing Unit

    I am a hobbyist looking to expand a little bit. Any advice or thoughts on this unit or others...
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    Thanks for the help. I looked at your website...

    Thanks for the help. I looked at your website and the next time I am ordering supplies I will guarantee I return the favor. And do you have the Ross Round deal I saw still going? And by the way...
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    Glass Jar Question

    I was wondering who everyone got their glass jars from. I am living in Eastern KY and I was hoping to find a company that had a good reputation. I would prefer to drive 2-3 hours than have them...
  23. Thread: First Swarm

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    First Swarm

    I caught my first swarm today. We actually set out a couple of swarm traps about two weeks ago. One we set up with swarm lure in it and the other we set up right next to our farm house. My friend...
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    Tree Bee Hive.

    There is a thread about this in the Bee Forum... just wanted to share some pics.


    http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l198/julzann00/DSCF4835copy.jpg

    The bees entering the hive with pollen:...
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    I am attempting to post some pics in the photo...

    I am attempting to post some pics in the photo forum.
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