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    What is the best way to skim the sediment that...

    What is the best way to skim the sediment that settles to the top of the honey in bucket before I bottle it?
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    Should I have the smallest opening in the...

    Should I have the smallest opening in the entrance reducer for the bees to use for all winter? I have seen some by other beekeepers in my area that leave the slot opening. I have just the very...
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    Yes, the cells I spoke of were Queen cells. Only...

    Yes, the cells I spoke of were Queen cells. Only a portion of them were damaged from opening the frames. I hope a new queen will be coming from the cells.
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    Thanks for all the replies. I opened the hive...

    Thanks for all the replies.

    I opened the hive on Saturday and did not find a queen. I did find egg cells, which part of of them I damaged when I pulled out the frames to look. I laid the damage...
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    One of my hives (2 years old) is not producing...

    One of my hives (2 years old) is not producing honey and seems awfully slow in its activity. Would it hurt anything to remove the supers and medicate them? I have the kit from Mann with three...
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    I am in central Missouri and removed the first...

    I am in central Missouri and removed the first super last week with only about 4 frames with honey. Most everyone around here has similar. Don't know why?
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    Thanks for the reply. I looked up in my books...

    Thanks for the reply. I looked up in my books how to best heat it up, did so, and now it looks great.
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    I called Rossman today, since I was to have my...

    I called Rossman today, since I was to have my order shipped yesterday. They said they are running one week behind due to the cold weather they experience a few weeks back. I think everyone is...
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    I have a couple bottles of honey from last year...

    I have a couple bottles of honey from last year that are about 1/2 crystalizedl. Would it be best to feed it to the existing hive I have, save it for a shipment of bees I am to get next week, or...
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    Last year was my first year for harvest and the...

    Last year was my first year for harvest and the honey was absolutely beautiful. I was told by local beekeepers that the white clover was reason. I have planted quite a bit for the last several...
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    You might try to find a beekeeping organization...

    You might try to find a beekeeping organization to join.
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    Thanks for all the replies. I have been doing...

    Thanks for all the replies. I have been doing all the activities with the hive slowly. I just wanted to be sure I wasn't doing something wrong.

    Thanks

    Dan B
    Lohman, MO
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    Is there a certain way to open the hive, set the...

    Is there a certain way to open the hive, set the sections down, etc. that insure the least number of bees being harmed? I have had a hive for almost 2 years and had good results, but it seems...
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