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    Re: Imidacloprid - "Just Mix and Pour"

    Makes me shiver. Sooooooo cold.
    Victor Schrager
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    Re: package install and feeding?

    Thanks, sounds good.
    Victor
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    Re: package install and feeding?

    Cacklewack - thanks- this looks perfect. When starting a package how many bars do you start with (plus of course the room needed for the feeder)? I have some bars with drawn comb from a hive that...
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    Re: package install and feeding?

    Cacklewack - what do you stand your jars on?
    Thanks,
    Victor
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    Re: Top entrance questions

    If you want to put on a styrofoam hive top feeder will they still use it above the top entrance? (my top entrances are an inner cover with a notch chipped out, so there is the oval hole in the center...
  6. Article about local beeks, Chicago restaurants

    http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/food/2468842,honey-farm-chefs-070710.article
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    Re: Behavior Question

    Same thing just happened to me. I'm trying to go without gloves as much as possible. First several bars no problem, then pulled another and four stings on the hand within 5 seconds. I put my gloves...
  8. installing packages in top bar langs

    In one of the hives the comb is beautiful and straight and runs the entire width of the hive perpendicular to all the top bars. I put another super on with some old drawn comb as a guide and they...
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    mold on back of bees?

    Can anyone suggest what a mold-like patch on the back of the thorax, near the head, on quite a few bees in one hive, might be? The bees seem healthy otherwise.
    Thanks.
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    Moving hives less than two miles

    I have to move my 6 hives - they are way too close to my house and they are bothering people. A farmer up the road will let me set up off his electric fence in a pasture, but it's only about 1/2 a...
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    This was a Russian queen - got package through...

    This was a Russian queen - got package through local bee club so I couldn't say where they originated.
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    Michael - the third year hive failed last year so...

    Michael - the third year hive failed last year so there isn't too much investigating I can do now - all the comb is clean and empty - the previous year there were occasional small piles of larva...
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    hive died from chalkbrood

    Can I re-use the drawn comb and or wooden ware? Or are they infected in some way?
    V Schrager
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    I have had these Buckfast for two years and they...

    I have had these Buckfast for two years and they are pretty relaxed.
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    rweaver

    I have purchased Buckfast packages from them and they are great.
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    sting/allergy question

    I have 6 hives and usually get stung about 10 times a year for one reason or another - with no great problem - a welt for a little while at worst. This weekend I caught one in the face - on the...
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    how about wild thyme?

    how about wild thyme?
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    sc reply

    So far sc is all good.

    1) what type of frames? Plastic mann lake? start strips? etc - Mann Lake and HSC

    2) have you been monitoring mite drops since you moved to small cell? - yes - way fewer...
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    Beeswax to finish floors?

    I am having my old grungy floors sanded to remove old amber shellac etc - has anyone used a beeswax finish for floors (instead of polyurethane etc)?
    Thanks.
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    Anyone have a photo of shb?

    I'm in chilly upstate NY so I didn't think I'd have this problem - but when I did a powdered sugar treatment yesterday lots of dried up small black beetles came down to the tray. Just to make sure...
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    mean hive

    I started two Buckfast packages a week ago from R Weaver - one seems pretty normal but the other is really aggressive. Does the aggression come from the Queen or is it bred into the workers as well?...
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    Thanks M.C.

    these were NWC from Lazy Bee in Ohio - they arrived in great shape - hope they will excuse the rough welcome. Wasn't completely thrilled with the Russians from Catskill Bee Club last year - I know...
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    air supply in blocked hive?

    Hived new packages on Saturday - got 1 1/2 feet of snow Sunday into Monday - and I'm not there. I'm having somebody go by to shovel the entrances clear, but wondering - how long can they survive if...
  24. If you use a drone frame under this scenario do...

    If you use a drone frame under this scenario do you have to let them hatch out? If you use the frame as a drone target will there be enough drones? Is this a problem? If you start from a package?
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    Thank you all - I will add sugar or fondant. I...

    Thank you all - I will add sugar or fondant. I have a shim between the top bars and the styrofoam feeder which should accomodate.

    Victor
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