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    combine question ??

    I have one hive (10 deep full of bees, brood, and stores) that has been queenless for 4 days. I have a nuc that is nearby,about 20 yards, would like to combine. Question is #1 will the queenless...
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    Re: Trapout woes

    did few trap outs maybe best to for-go the queen rearing spend 20 to 25 get new mated queen move them to new hive forget about it. trap-out rest of bees with oneway funell and add to said new hive,...
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    Re: Huge Cut OUt need some advice

    hey Pops, beekeeper not to far from you if you need a hand with cut-out give me call will help little while today. have experience with cut-outs. my # is in your private message area
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    queen how long?

    Kentucky beekeep here usually don't have this problem ,but have a queen in a cage on my kitchen counter and can't hive her for couple days. She has few nurse bees water and fresh honey. How long can...
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    shook swarm???

    I live in western ky, have hive that is busting open with bees. I have deep full of brood and several queen cells on the bottom and deep with new comb being drawen out on top. they are filling drawn...
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    Re: Arizona bee attack death.

    off topic i think dave warren's comments are out of context and are signs of stupidity in todays society!! would like to tell him this face to face! remarks like this are wrong!
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    follow-up on robbing question?

    Now that the robbing that i had going on by the yellowjackets has stopped, I think, How long should I keep the robber screens on? they seem to be having problems cleaning thier hive. and are stacking...
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    need help yellowjackets invading?

    it's extremly hot and we are having drought conditions, as many places are, as i am a first yr keep really don't know what i'm doing sometimes? i had 5 hives but this wkend did short inspection, lot...
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    Re: Honey Strainer???

    check at your local paint store for nylon 5gal strainers
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    Re: Quality smoker

    kelly bees has good quality smokers
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    Re: hi fron uruguay sout america

    welcome to the site, lots to learn here.
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    help too many bees!!!

    i know most of the time that's not a real problem, but i have a 10 frame deep full of bees and cant tell if i have the queen. did a cut out from an old house yesterday, then went back and vacumed the...
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    Re: how to make the funnel for a trap out?

    you should look at hogan syle trapout just search in the trapout forum. the queen will probily not come thru the screen but the hogan trap you can get her. search for cleo c. hogan jr. posts
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    cut down beetree question....help

    1st yr newbee trying to learn, story goes that i originally set up a hogan trapout on a bee tree and did retreive 3 or4 lbs of bees, (no queen yet) but my problem became that the numerous trips an...
  15. Re: going to try NITRILE EXAM GLOVES for hive inspections

    I am also new beekeeper I recomend wearing two pair. I have been stung throu one pair but not two. Other than that they work great for me, so far.
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    Re: Foundation problems

    Im newbee, but you should just try foundationless if they are drawing comb, just put them between frames that have already been drawn. makes beutiful comb plus doesn't fall out.
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    Re: 1st trap-out of a bee tree???

    thank you guys very much. just trying to stay on track.Do you think that 48 hrs is good for the first trap? put the brood in about 230 today. can't go back till monday afternoon. but I would like to...
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    1st trap-out of a bee tree???

    Today i added a frame of open brood to a hogan style trap-out box, have had hive body attached for a wk, with 5 frames of drawn comb. they have really cleaned it but they haven't added any pollen or...
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    Re: Getting the queen

    search for hogan trap out on here. look for treads by cleo hogan jr. he can help you.
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    Re: what's wrong with her?

    most of the bees that are on the ground are not really acting strange other than just crawling around at random, just wondering around, sometimes moving there wings , but this is the only one i saw...
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    what's wrong with her?

    watching my green hive which started as nuc lots of new bees flying every where noticed several bees crawling around on the ground acting odd. only saw one like this anyone tell me whats wrong?...
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    Re: Why is the odfrank challenge closed?

    thanks guys, everything seems to be happening in fast forward. in three wks I hived nuc from local beekp, hived pkgbees from kellybees, built hogan trap-out install first part then yesterday guy...
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    Re: what's the odds?

    ok thanks, guess i'll find out soon for sure.
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    Re: Why is the odfrank challenge closed?

    question for swarm catcher exstrordinare OddFrank. caught 1st swarm today from 4x4 sign post , brushed them into 10 frame deep took home about 15 miles, have them trapped inside for nite, entrance...
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    what's the odds?

    this morning i opened my 2nd hive which is a pkage that was installed 1 wk ago, opened tues, took out queen cage, opened today to check for egg laying. yes idefinatlly have a laying queen. she was...
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