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    Re: Carniolan Queens

    Brandy, are the mites bad in Colorado, or are the bees just being shipped with them?
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    Re: Carniolan Queens

    I bought 2 Carni Queens from http://ebertqueens.com/ last year and had great luck with them.
  3. Re: What is everyone paying for a package this year?

    I bought two 4# packages with Carn. queen for $104 a piece. Includes shipping..
  4. Thread: Dying Bees

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    Re: Dying Bees

    I had the same thing going on here. I even lost my queen. I had been feeding sugar water and thought moisture killed them but they are acting same way.
  5. How long into winter season does queen lay brood

    How long into winter season does queens lay brood? And if queen dies what are the chances that late November the bees could rear another Queen. I did notice the bees dragging out dead larvae, but to...
  6. Thread: First snow

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    Re: First snow

    good idea. thanks vance
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    Re: First snow

    Well in first part of August I had a laying worker. I shook out all the bees got a new queen they kill her. Last part of August built a push cage ordered another queen. They excepted her and I was...
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    Re: First snow

    I have checked the hive at 4:00 pm about 27 degrees no wind bees are dead everywhere. The hive is still full of bees pulled candy board off and replaced with top cover, but did not notice any...
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    Re: First snow

    It is 6 a.m and just went outside to check and see if anything has changed and noticed a lot more bees on entrance of hive dead; I am talking piles of them, but I also noticed 3 or 4 white larvae on...
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    Re: First snow

    That is the sad thing. That was my only hive. That came to me as a swarm with no queen. 2 queens later and 5 months later she is laying in snow drift
  11. Thread: First snow

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    Re: First snow

    Yes, there is a 1/2" whole at top of hive on the candy board and there were about 5 dead bees on candy board that are dead but, about 50 on bottom board including my little carni queen and now bees...
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    Re: First snow

    I do not think so they were still bringing in pollen in the last 10 days and been feeding sugar water and they have capped honey. I am wondering since I put Styrofoam in the inside of hive to make up...
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    First snow

    We just received our first snow with the month of November with out of season high temps. The last two days extreme cold blast came in and snowed. I went this morning to dust off the snow and open...
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    Re: Honey B Healthy Recipe

    I would certainly think so. I would definitely like the proactive approach myself. Dunno about my bees
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    Re: How do you make honey be health

    How come this mixture is not as thick and milky as hbh?
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    Re: Winter Feeding Question

    This is the idea I copied and already installed it because I was going into winter light from a late swarm and the bees are already eating it, but sugar is cheap and also put honey-b healthy in the...
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    Re: Honey B Healthy Recipe

    Rader, I realize it is unit of weight. But. a 1200 mg ibuprofen has more concentrate than a 250mg per tablet or capsule. Or am I wrong?
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    Re: Honey B Healthy Recipe

    Does it matter how many mg the lecithin has? I notice it ranges from 250mg to 1200 mg. Recipe just calls for 1/8 tsp
  19. I need help making since of different kinds of frames

    I use the cell-rite foundation in the hive that I bought. I was going to get some foundation and frames for the supers I am going to build. I was online looking and notices you can get-

    - Wedge...
  20. Thread: garbage bees

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    Re: garbage bees

    That's funny
  21. Thread: garbage bees

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    Re: garbage bees

    hehehe, thanks guys don't feel much better about it. Just hope there is not a twangy taste in the honey next year :P
  22. Thread: garbage bees

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    garbage bees

    I have some pretty nasty neighbors at times that scatter trash from there house to the ally, so there trash bags are usually ripped open and garbage all over. The last two days have went to my ally...
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    Re: Advice needed: dying hive

    Just like I was told last month; "what do you have to lose". I live in Texas and last month I had no queen and a laying worker and only about a hand full of bees. If you have access to brood and can...
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    Re: Glass or acrylic/plastic

    If you are talking about plexiglas or something like, yes it can be cut on panel saw or table saw. I do it all the time, but after it is exposed to the sun for a while it gives off a terrible odor;...
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    Re: Should I spend more money or let my bees die

    Yes I think i need to move also. I put the hive there to keep neighbors from seeing
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