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    Re: Dead carcasses outside hive??

    Thank you all.
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    Re: Dead carcasses outside hive??

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    Thanks for bringing up the drones. I was thinking the drones were darker. I saw this article:http://beeinformed.org/2013/11/why-your-drones-are-getting-the-boot/

    Sounds like...
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    Dead carcasses outside hive??

    Went looking at the hive today and noticed some dead bees outside the hive, also half dead carcasses and some woozy looking bees. Looked like the bees couldn't fly. They are lighter in color and...
  4. Re: Bees Seem to Be Going A Bit Crazy After Adding Boxes Yesterday

    I would think also, you just gave them a lot more space, they need to get used to it. It would make sense to me that things would be a little hectic for a day or so. Also, why did you add two boxes?...
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    http://www.beethinking.com/collections/tools-and-accessories/products/warre-bar-spacing-tool

    I got one of these. It's a little pricey, but way cool. Two would be better, then you can space both...
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    Re: Do anyone know what this plant or weed is

    Just looked that up, I think you've got it!
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    I've heard of that method. Guess the brads wouldn't be any harder to pry off than the propolis eh?
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    Re: Do anyone know what this plant or weed is

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    Feverfew has different foliage than the plant allan was talking about.
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    Re: Do anyone know what this plant or weed is

    It looks like ox-eye daisy to me too.
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    http://warre.biobees.com/lift.htm

    Here are plans for that lift.
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    That is a beautiful thing.
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    Haha, it's hard to work fast under pressure! I was hoping I had all the bars straight, but he had to put it down...so that's another thing. I did the best I could under the conditions, and think I...
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    Re: Nadire another box?

    Yes, I just saw a blog on doing that. And love the fact that I could do it pretty much by myself without lifting the whole stack. Will put some pallets down for a table. Husband about had a hernia...
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    Nadire another box?

    First year beekeeper. I know I've already touched on this subject a bit, and someone else a few days ago. But would you add another box at this point? Just took these photos around 7:30 pm. I added a...
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    Re: Harvesting Time

    Thanks so much for your feedback. So if there is honey in that top box it will be fine until the end of summer?
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    Harvesting Time

    I am in Southern Oregon...elevation is about 2500. The blackberries are all in full bloom and of course lots of other flowers. So does this mean we're in a nectar flow? When do you typically harvest...
  17. Thread: Good books?

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    Re: Good books?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Good books?

    Thanks, Deb. I'll check those out as well.
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    Re: Good books?

    Thank you! I will definitely be getting the David Heaf books, and hopefully will be expanding my library even more after some hands on experience. Happy beekeeping!
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    Good books?

    Hey all. I'm new to the beekeeping scene and am looking to fill up my library a little. I just got Practical Beekeeping by Michael Bush and Beekeeping for All (the translated Abbe Warre book). I'd...
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    Re: Hello from Oregon!

    We're not by Crater Lake, in fact we're atleast 2 hours from there. Farther south eh. Where we are is 2500'.
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    Re: Hello from Oregon!

    Thanks everyone. We're looking forward to our first Warre hive in the next couple weeks. And onward towards new bees!
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    Hello from Oregon!

    New to the beekeeping scene. Excited to learn!
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