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    When to put the queen back?

    So I go to my bee yard to check things out and I see one of my Tri nucs is not right in the front of the entrance ....
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    Re: Colony update here in Pa

    The later stuff is just now heading up in these parts.
  3. Re: Phrases I just wouldn't have expected to say till I started beekeeping

    I have a million virgins on the hill.
    And I sure do love my teddy bee's :D
  4. Thread: Queen issue

    by GLOCK
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    Re: Queen issue

    Eggs
    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/BEEKEEPING%202014/P5080137_zps2b94a335.jpg
    :)
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    Re: oxalic acid treated hives with high mite counts

    I'd do it when all the bee's are in the hive.
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    Re: oxalic acid treated hives with high mite counts

    I treated with OAV last fall and it was the best thing I could of did for my bees.
    My hives had 1000s of VARROA the drop's where just crazy .
    I had been treating all year long with fogging with...
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    Re: new queen and ants

    Didn't work for me.
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    Re: Overwintering Nuc Question:::

    I have found nucs winter real well in these parts.
    My lightest nuc maybe 10 pounds of honey going into winter of last year with sugar balls on the top frames
    made it and I was shocked it was so...
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    Re: Mite season is here!

    After fogging with FGMO till JULY last year I tested my hives with alcohol washes and all had high mite loads so I switched to OAV and my mite drops looked like this ....
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    Re: Lesson learned....nuc robbed out

    I keep all my nuc's entrances small at all times and so far this year I have no robbing going on.
    http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae9/GLOCK3/P6040036_zpsfebf1a9c.jpg
    and I am feeding 12 right...
  11. Thread: Bee dancer

    by GLOCK
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    Re: Bee dancer

    Wow that was like some sort of flash back from things I did in the 80's.
    I think she's tripping on bee venom.
    Look's like she could use some rehab.
    Very strange I love my bee's but there's some...
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    Re: Mite season is here!

    I treated the end of last year with OAV and had 1000s of mites dropped .
    This year I tested late JULY with alcohol washes on 20 hives and no mites at all . I have most my hives brood nest on 4.9...
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    Re: Hopguard II and Hive Kills

    If you go with OAV you won't have that problems and it's cheap .
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    Re: proceidure for mite check

    OAV will help with both.
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    Re: No mites still check?

    If your hives are healthy this should not matter I think alcohol washes are the best test.
    I just did alcohol washes to most my hives last week and killed a pile of bee's but my hives are so strong...
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    Re: Tough lesson for a couple of first year beeks

    Words from a experienced bee keeper .
    What a shame about the dog I feel for her very sad. my dog is like a kid to me and I would never take him in the bee yards but he does run around them they are...
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    Do other bees swarm?

    Are honey bees the only bees that swarm?
    Just a thought :o
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    Re: Started fogging today.

    I used OAV at the end of last year and I must say it works great.
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?301443-Varroa-test-pics
  19. Re: Tried to stop robbing for seven days, but the robbers come back

    Make the entrance 1 bee with and turn it around so the entrance is facing the other way .
    It worked for me last year.
    If your feeding stop for awhile.
    Good luck.
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    Re: Egg laying drones

    Drones don't lay egg's:lpf:
    Sounds like you may have a queenless hive and laying workers taking over.:)
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    Re: Varroa test. {pics}

    I do agree but I'm sure I did them right
    1 cup of bees and I took them off the open brood.
    And I rinsed them 2 times .
    It is pretty crazy but I'm sure I did things right .
    I am going to test...
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    Varroa test. {pics}

    At the end of last year I treated with OAV and had a mega mite drop out of 25 hives went through winter lost 40% and have built my numbers up to 30+ heading for FALL so I decided to do mite tests ...
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    Re: Another first in the bee yard.

    Not that I seen but she may of been rolled.
    I have 5 years and never rolled a queen.:kn:
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    Re: Another first in the bee yard.

    Nope not cold or wet nice day for beeing.
    She fainted .:)
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    Another first in the bee yard.

    So I'm in my queen castle putting queens in nucs {2 frames castle set up} and I found a queen laying in the bottom of the castle all legs straight up in the air I was shocked I had never rolled a...
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