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    Re: Need Help! Just Inherited 50 hives

    I could see a book/movie coming out of this opportunity. Man inherits 50 bee hives after previous beekeeper goes on visit, meets girl, does not come back. At least not for a couple of years....
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    Re: Pseudo Name on Bee Source

    You will have to just keep guessing.
    Mike
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    Re: Is this detrimental or benign?

    Thanks for all the input. Again, the advice on this board is really remarkable. Once again there are more than one opinion and people need to be able to reason why they make a decision about their...
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    Re: Is this detrimental or benign?

    It is out of the hive and I will keep on eye on things. I will probably discard these frames as the cost is minimal compared to treatments or contamination of other hives.

    Thanks for your insight,...
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    Is this detrimental or benign?

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    Went through my hives today. It's a beautiful day and the bees were active. Two hives full of bees. One hive I have been limping along since last year. The fourth one has a different...
  6. Thread: Swarm Flyer

    by mmiikkee
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    Re: Swarm Flyer

    Here is a suggestion for a flyer. Maybe two pictures of obvious swarms on 8 x 11 with this caption:
    SEE THIS AS A PROBLEM?

    I DON'T.
    NAME CONTACT INFO.
  7. Thread: 2015 plans

    by mmiikkee
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    Re: 2015 plans

    I want to double from 4 to 8 hives at a minimum from splits and swarm captures. I would probably stabilize at ~10. Also will try to place a couple of hives at another location. Last year raised a few...
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    Re: Another Hive has absconded due to shb

    Hello Rusty,
    I read about your SBB trap and made one per your plans. Thanks for the info. I hope it works as well for me as it has for you. SHB took one of my hives year before last and left another...
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    Re: Lauri no longer a moderator

    I will also miss your input. Made some sugar bricks last night.


    mmiikkee
    3rd year, 4 hives, minimal T
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    Re: Do Honey Bee Queens Growl?

    This was definitely a growl. Do you know if a growl indicates something specific?
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    Re: Do Honey Bee Queens Growl?

    Just checked on my hives and one was growling just like the example you had captured on video. I did not open the hive. It could be heard from outside. It is a strong hive. I was wondering if this...
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    Re: Hello from Eastern North carolina

    Hello neighbor. I'm in Pitt co as well! Maybe we will run into each other.
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    Hello from Eastern North carolina

    Hello, I have been a beekeeper for one season and I am still excited! Looking forward to expanding in knowledge and number of hives.

    Mike
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