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    Re: UPS does it again

    Rec'd B.Weaver packages for many of past 25 yrs- always arrived in good shape!!
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    Re: sylvia in UT (top bar hive)

    I bet they settle in and will enjoy their new TBH.
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    Re: capturing a feral hive

    Seems way too complicated- I suggest setting up a swarm trap in a good location and wait for a swarm to come by. ie. us bee pheromone etc.
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    Re: new beekeeper in az

    I'm starting top bar hives to balance my langstroth hives- nice change here in SE Az/
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    Re: Howdy from Rhinelander Wisconsin

    I did beekeeping in Minn in the 1950's but alas been keeping bees in the SW ie. Az for many yrs now. Nectar flowing big time now- expect to take honey end of May. Quite different from back in...
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    Re: Installed package, is that my queen?

    All you really need to know is that there is a good brood pattern- the queen is there visible or not.
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    Re: New package - Direct Released the Queen

    I've had good luck placing the queen cage on the bottom of TBH but not so good luck when hanging the cage on top bar.
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    Re: beekeeper beginer from Slovenia

    Enjoyed the Slovenian comment.
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    Re: Bee Weaver Queens

    I've had Weaver queens for the past 25 yrs. Some times one will get pretty hot but usually good producers and minimum disease. So I just go with the flow and when one gets a bit mean just leave it...
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    Re: How High Should Hive Be???

    I've had em seven high- but a bit inconvenient. Stick with five or six supers/brood boxes ttl.
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    Re: Battling City Hall - The RESULTS ARE IN!!

    Wherever I live I have chickens and bees- but I don't ask if I can have bees and chickens- I just do it.
  12. Thread: Making a skep

    by enrique
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    Re: Making a skep

    Just do it!! Skeps are kool.
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    Re: Time to quit dabbling.....

    And 25 yrs ago I too started backyard beekeeping in Arizona- AFTER A THIRTY YEAR Hiatus-I having kept bees back in Minnesota as a kid in the fifty's. Attended the Organic Beekeeping Conference here...
  14. Thread: Hi From Utah!

    by enrique
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    Re: Hi From Utah!

    A great conference to attend on organic beekeeping is held in Oracle Az every Feb or Mar. This annual conference just ended last week. Look for it next yr at this time. harry of Arizona
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