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    Fermented Honey

    A few weeks ago I took off a super of honey that I thought was ready to be removed,I set this box of honey in my building and did not get around to extracting.So this weekend I was looking at it and...
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    Cloake Board & moving brood

    Was just wanting to know if it would be ok to leave capped brood in the upper box with your grafts,one thing that is a pain when using a cloake board is emptying the top brood box of brood and...
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    Comb on Queen cells

    I grafted a few queens a couple of weeks ago and on the day that I was to take them out of the finisher hive I found them with a lot a extra comb drawn out between and around them, is there anything...
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    Queen cell size

    Was in my hives today to remove some grafts and make some splits. I was getting into one hive to get some brood and found 6-9 queen cells that were made in preparation of swarming. Lucky enough I...
  5. Re: 1st Time grafting/cloake board method

    Yep hive was also rotated yesterday when I put the Cloake board on but that does bring up a good question when do I rotate it back?
  6. 1st Time grafting/cloake board method

    Got my cloake board on yesterday,today I took all the brood out of the top box,put the metal cover in over the queen excluder and opened the bottom entrance back up. So tomorrow I will be putting my...
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    Polished Cups?

    I just put my cloake board on today and was wondering if I should put the frame of new queen cups in the hive for a day or so before grafting into them so they could polish them out. They are brand...
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    Re: favorite queen for grafting so far

    What WBVC is asking about is your archery target directly behind your row of hives.
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    Re: quality of 2013 package queens from GA/AL?

    Hey Mike sign me up, I have rode that package buying treadmill for way to long and the only one to come out ahead is the man selling the packages every year. I am into only my 2nd year of wintering...
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    Re: Newbie from Va

    Wow a nuc from Flordia with foulbrood! No offense but I am sure glad you are not my neighbor.
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    Brood Build Up

    Checked all 8 of my hives on 3-10-13 to see what kind of shape they are in as far as stores and brood goes. They all seemed to be doing fine bringing in pollen with enough stores to last. I was just...
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    Re: Tactics for making splits

    BMAC, making sure you have mostly nurse bees when making up splits to insure a higher success rate makes very good sense but I would like to know why that is not important when putting queen cells...
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    Adding cells to nucs

    When making up nucs how long is it recommended for the nuc to be queenlees before adding your queen cell and is there any need to go through the hive looking for queen cells the bees may have started...
  14. Re: What to do on super warm winter days?

    You should just go fishing
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    Re: Fogging your bees?

    Just talked with Fat/Beeman in chat, love his you tube videos. OK seems simple to find out how well the fogging works. Put in screen bottom board, check mite fall levels,fog check mite fall levels....
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    Re: Fogging your bees?

    Why is the Fat/Beeman seem so jaded towards sharing his knowledge in this most?
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    Re: Losing Hives

    Would like to hear more about those insulated lids.
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    Re: Who got what for Christmas?

    2000 years ago our loving father gave all of mankind his one and only son in hopes that we all will have the opportunity to spend eternity in his presence. There is only one way to do that and that...
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    Losing Hives

    I started the winter with 12 hives. 6 of them were nucs the other 6 were in double deeps as of right now I have lost 2 of the double deeps and one other is looking a little short on population. This...
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    Re: Fogger

    I was hoping to see somebody post their first hand results from using a fogger. It seems like it would be easy enough to take mite counts before and after a treatment and then compare.Has anyone done...
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    Re: Fogger

    Like BeeButler said it all looks easy,safe and a organic way of mite treatment so why is it not used more often. I know of no one doing this in my part of the country.
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    Re: Comb honey produced in a jar

    I am with you on this one Vance I have seen pics of this before but would like to know the how to of doing it.
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    Re: VA Bee Grant for 2013 Suspended

    That grant came about from a few VA High school Students who heard about the honey bee population dying off and wanted to make a difference. They had good intentions but lacked the education of the...
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    Re: VA Bee Grant for 2013 Suspended

    Hey, to each his own I don't need anymore government in my business. If you want more service from your government or should you want to serve your government more have at it. As for me and my house...
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    Re: VA Bee Grant for 2013 Suspended

    So I guess the only way to make sure my dog has a current rabies shot is to pay a STATE licensing fee. So I guess you would not have a problem paying a STATE licensing fee to make sure your hives...
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