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    Re: drone layer versus laying workers?

    I actually had the EXACT same thing in two of my hives a few weeks ago. I was also perplexed as to what to do & if I had a failing queen or laying workers or what the heck was going on...I went back...
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    Re: fall inspection

    First off, how many brood chambers do you have? 2 deep, I would assume for Canada...Next, perhaps you put supers on when you really didn't need them yet? Or maybe earlier they had a good supply in...
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    Re: Opnions please! Honey Bee or not??

    Looks like a yellow jacket robbing some honey! :eek:
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    Re: Decapping Honeycomb for the Hobbyist?

    Wow- that is nice! I am pretty slow at the uncapping process, trying to keep everything intact as much as possible. I only had alittle to do, but the uncapping process is sure a pain in the butt...
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    Re: Warm fall, feeding & swarming???

    Thank you Johny--nice to hear some kind words.....just came back from checking in on the girls & all seems to be well. They are packing in the rest of the space in the brood nest & quite a bit of...
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    Re: Warm fall, feeding & swarming???

    Mostly, I am wondering if this warm weather will cause my queen to start laying a lot again & then they will have clogged up the brood nest & will swarm due to lack of room. How LATE will a late...
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    Re: Still seeing Swarms?

    This weather has things really weird. Mine are alittle light on winter stores too, so I started feeding. Now we are having a really warm Sept, and I am worried about late swarms too. Guess I'll...
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    Re: Handling a Farmer Spraying.

    This is my 2 cents....

    Why not stop by the local neighbor farmers, jar of honey in hand, introduce yourself, have your phone number already written on a piece of paper & on your jar of...
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    Re: Hive Product Prices

    I put my honey in half pint & pint canning jars. Put a piece of round cloth material on the top with bees imprinted on it. Then tie thin baling twine on the ring & tie in a bow. People will pay $5...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I also had very bad dealings with this place. Finally got my bees late, only after I unrelentlessly called this guy morning, noon & night. I really think the ONLY reason I got them was because I...
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    Re: Warm fall, feeding & swarming???

    I am feeding because earlier in the summer they were crowded in 3 mediums & were getting honey bound, so I put on a couple of supers. They filled these & had them capped. I waited until last week to...
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    Warm fall, feeding & swarming???

    I started 3 hives this spring. Was able to pull about 40 lbs off last week. Golden rod is almost done here, and we will probably frost in about 3 weeks or so. I put feeders on all three yesterday,...
  13. Re: How come all these bee master can work without a suit?

    Well, maybe I am a wimp, but I see no point in getting stung. The only one that is going to suffer is me! I always wear a full suit, with jeans & a jean jacket underneath. I have much more...
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    Re: Intoducing your kids to bees

    Full suit & Heavy gloves. ALWAYS. Got my child size suit from Dadant. Also, I tape the legs at the ankles, she wears jeans, a light jacket underneath, rubber boots & I tape where the velcro around...
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    Re: Why beeks wear boots

    awwww:cry: Poor little guy! He was so cute & cuddly too!!
    At my house we follow the three "S" Rule if necessary...
    "Shoot, Shovel & Shut up"

    It's one thing to go out looking for...
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    Re: B & B Honey Farm

    I have had a good experience with them as well. Bought a real nice stainless hand crank extractor from them. Best deal anywhere. They also have nice slatted racks & a great screened bottom board...
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    Black Locust blooming in full here in WI. 54664...

    Black Locust blooming in full here in WI. 54664 zip
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    Dadant in Watertown, WI

    Looks like lots of negetive feedback out there lately, so I thought I would share my experience with Dadant in Watertown, WI. They have been absolutely top notch for me. I have ordered lots of...
  19. Thread: Long Creek

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    Well said Barry & Camp. :applause: I am full...

    Well said Barry & Camp. :applause: I am full aware of the date being approximate to a point. However, "the first week of May" and the last week of May are a whole nother story. Again communication...
  20. Thread: Long Creek

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    I asked about a replacement queen because I was...

    I asked about a replacement queen because I was under the asumption at first, that one of the queens arrived dead. If the queen arrives dead, it is my feeling that it should be replaced by the...
  21. Thread: SHB maybe???

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    Someone on another forum mentioned sap beetles. ...

    Someone on another forum mentioned sap beetles. After doing some research I am pretty sure that is what they are. Anyone know anything about these critters?? Didn't sound like they were a problem....
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    AJ's Beetle Eater. They are a plastic "tray"...

    AJ's Beetle Eater. They are a plastic "tray" with teeth on top that you put in between the top bars. You fill the tray part with oil & the beetles try to find a dark place to hide in the hive &...
  23. Thread: SHB maybe???

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    SHB maybe???

    Hi All-
    Was in my hives the other day & I have a pollen patty on my new package that got installed about a week ago. Saw some small beetles 1/8"?? that were black with a brownish strip running...
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    Well, so far so good. I hang my queen cage...

    Well, so far so good. I hang my queen cage between the frames & put some pollen patty in the hole instead of using the candy. I also sprayed them all down (including the queen in her cage) with...
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    I would also like to say I have had great service...

    I would also like to say I have had great service from Brushy Mountain. I ordered the copper hive tops from them & they customized them for me to allow me to put my own cover on. (I requested to...
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