Type: Posts; User: bbruff22
I inspected last week, and my Carnies are really throttling down already...the drones have been evicted and there is a lot less brood.
If I could have gotten there with a couple of warm biscuits I would have done my part...
Great thread here...I'm going into my first winter, and some of these concepts are not intuitive to me.
Welcome from NE Kansas Tyler!
Welcome from NE Kansas Jbee! It's my first year, and I've worked with two swarms already...sadly one was my own:)
Welcome from NE Kansas Matt!
Pyro, I sure like the Carnies. I chose them hoping they would winter out better here, due to the frugality of brood rearing when weather turns cooler.
Pros I've seen:
They really forage well and...
Welcome from NE Kansas JMann! As I young man, I spent a couple of years in Zachary...very good folks in that neck of the woods.
Welcome from NE Kansas Greg! This site is the best.
Welcome from NE Kansas António!
Welcome from NE Kansas Rick! I want to echo a previous comment. This is an addictive thing.
Welcome from NE Kansas!
+1, and welcome from a first year beek. If they open a forum on how to retire in a beautiful area, you should be an expert there...well played.
Welcome from NE Kansas I'm a first year beek too...lots of us out here. The experienced beeks are very helpful too. Good luck to you as you winter your bees!
Welcome! You should do a quick post on the welcome forum too.
Your thoughts on set up sounds find to me. I'm new and don't know a lot, but the woodenware part I think I get. Keep in mind, that...
It's definitely queenright. I found her last weekend, just before the robbing started. My problem is that I can't get the robbing stopped, and the swarm is apparently unable to defend itself at all. ...
Thanks for the good advice folks. I do have a couple of mediums that I could put together to do a newpaper combine with. The weather here is set to improve soon, and I'll probably try that. That...
I've not found a thread really applicable here, so I'd like to ask the following question.
I recently came into a small, late swarm and asked for opinions on it. I got three, and one that has...
Welcome from NE Kansas Bobby!
Welcome from NE Kansas TB. Have you got a mentor or a local club that you can get involved with? It's good to have some local connections as well, but this is an awesome site. I'm out here daily...
Ditto and welcome from NE Kansas. I grew up in Gainesville Mo, just NW of you.
Hello from NE Kansas! I'm first year, and while I have some local contacts, I love this site and read threads out here constantly. You've got some super strong input already, and I couldn't add a...
Welcome from NE Kansas!
Welcome from NE Kansas! I spent a few years of my life in Mobile and Tillman's Corner Alabama...some of the friendliest folks I ever met. Good luck to you.