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    Re: Pollen or Mites?

    Thanks for the link! After bringing the bees to well tenured bee keeper it was confirmed- pollen:) Girls are healthy!
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    Pollen or Mites?

    Red dots on the bee's head?! Warm winter and mites on the rampage!!!!!



    Oh no!!!!!!




    Here's the verdict........
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    Re: Feeding the gals during winter?

    Thanks Honeyshack! Great great info! And thanks Slow Modem for the link!
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    Re: Feeding the gals during winter?

    I had "guessed," they did by not seeing a single drop of honey in the hive. The capped honey they did have going into fall time was now uncapped. I'm first year so I really didn't know what to...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    a little late on this thread but - Central Maryland Mid July three times from SAME hive even after a split----- here's the pictures of them RE-entering the hive multiple times- pretty amazing...
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    Re: Feeding the gals during winter?

    Thanks everyone for all the info! Finding this VERY helpful! I should have mentioned that when I "peaked on them- not fully opening the hive- it was in the sixties. Also I should have mentioned that...
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    Feeding the gals during winter?

    Hello!


    I'm looking for suggestions on bee's feed during these winter months. I live in Central Maryland and the winter so far has had a fair share of warm days (60degrees) and cold days...
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    Re: Hello from Maryland!

    Haha! We were glad to hear that too;) We are on Ag reserve so no town house farms popping up anytime soon!
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    Re: Hello from Maryland!

    trial by fire right? lol What do the bee's harvest on particularly at the eastern shore? We were just there a couple weeks ago (Cambridge area) and were wondering just that. Love the area~!
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    Re: Hello from Maryland!

    Thanks for the welcome Frederick! How did your bee's do this past September with all the rain? My bee's (even though being fed-) consumed most of their honey! How many hives do you have?
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    Re: Hello from Maryland!

    Thanks for the welcome Bill!
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    Hello from Maryland!

    Hi Everyone!

    This is my first chat forum I've joined! My husband and I are small time farmers with 9 acres of land in an Agriculture Reserve. Beekeeping has always been a dream of mine and this...
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