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    Re: hello from Hastings Michigan

    Hello from the tip of the thumb
  2. Thread: Early split

    by skosma
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    Early split

    I have a single 5 frame nuc that has a last summer 2015 queen and a virgin queen that just hatched today. Should I split it or leave it.
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    Re: Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas to all from Tip of the Thumb Honey
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    Re: EMERGENCY queen cell help!!!

    I'm from Michigan. I still have some drones, but they are starting to get evicted.
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    Re: Fuzzy Yellow Bee

    I think its a male Bombus flavifrons
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    I checked on 3 splits made with swarm cells. While I was in the parent colony I found 4 more swarm cells that I missed a few weeks ago. I had the opportunity to watch them emerge from theirbm cells....
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    Re: Swarms in Michigan?

    I have 3 so far all from my colony
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    Re: Just starting out in Michigan

    Welcome from the Thumb.
  9. Thread: Live BeeTV

    by skosma
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    Re: Live BeeTV

    Thats so cool. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Free bee flower seeds

    I got the same.
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    Re: Look who wants to feed our bees!

    Nope
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    Re: New Beekeeper in mid-Michigan

    Welcome from the Thumb.
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    Re: LEGO Beeyard Project

    I supported it.
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    Re: Bees in MI bringing in pollen today

    I saw some yellow coming into one hive. I think they found some corn dust or soybean meal somewhere.
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    Re: Hello from Michigan

    Welcome from Port Austin, Mi.
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    Re: LEGO Beeyard Project

    Supported your idea. Hope it works out :)
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    Re: My first packages

    I've done this and it works pretty good.
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    Re: Pseudo Name on Bee Source

    First initial last name
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    Re: The Beekeeper - a documentary

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  20. Thread: 2015 plans

    by skosma
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    Re: 2015 plans

    I hope to double my production hives to 16 currently 8. Also get more nuc colonies started currently 2. Try to raise my own queens.
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    Re: Worst mistake of 2014.

    Putting a weak nuc next to a strong colony without a reduced entrance. Also putting a caged queen into a colony with out looking for ALL the queens.
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    Re: honeybee Christmas gifts

    I got a bee skep.
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    Re: Merry Christmas to all of you!

    Merry Christmas to all.
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    Re: How many of you started with just one hive?

    I started off with one colony because of finances. I also had some used equipment from a trusted local beek. So I put out swarm traps, the "free bees" helped with my second.
  25. Thread: 9 frame spacers

    by skosma
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    Re: 9 frame spacers

    I don't like them(got them in purchased colonies). I like to slide the frames around to make room to work. My bees seem to glue the frames down more with the spacers. Next spring I'm going back to...
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