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  1. Thread: HOT Hive

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    Re: HOT Hive

    M.Zook... hahaha, I think they hated the ride...... I will give them time to rest and relax, I caught the rest of the return bees and put them back to the new home. Today seemed calm at my buddies...
  2. Thread: HOT Hive

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    Thanks for all the advice. My buddy called tonight and said many had come back, I guess a half mile away wasnt enough for some... I did go back to the other bee yard and most the colony was still...
  3. Thread: HOT Hive

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    Yeah they are this years new bees so I have left them alone since I got them except to put a super on..... Just glad this wasnt my first year with bees, I might have been scared off.... But I think I...
  4. Thread: HOT Hive

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    HOT Hive

    Had a hive at a friends and things have been ok till now, they have been very hot and aggresive, Yesterday eve I moved it out to my bee yard and when I got out there something went way wrong and they...
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    Thankyou Mr. Bush!!!... I was hoping you would...

    Thankyou Mr. Bush!!!... I was hoping you would chime in on my question and I could get your oppion...
    Tom
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    Good advice!!!!! There are no Drone cells as of...

    Good advice!!!!! There are no Drone cells as of yet..... I will for sure look into a frame of brood.... Thanks Bud...
    Tom
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    Last Winter Surviver Hives

    Ok, So after last winter in the U.P. I had 2 hives survive... They are now in Iowa and the weather is nice and lots of flowers. Both hives are small, Hive #1 is bringing in lots of pollin but no...
  8. Thread: new bee girl

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    Welcome Bee Girl.... Dont bee a stranger...LOTS...

    Welcome Bee Girl.... Dont bee a stranger...LOTS of great info on this site...
    Tom
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    No disrespect, But Mr.Bush gave a link that...

    No disrespect, But Mr.Bush gave a link that covers it very well....
    Good Luck and keep us posted...
    Tom
  10. Thread: I did it!

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    Welcome and good luck, Dont know much about the...

    Welcome and good luck, Dont know much about the strain, But just met a guy here in Iowa and he loves them..... Enjoy and welcome to the forum!!!!!
    Tom
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    Welcome Karen, Im also a second year beek and in...

    Welcome Karen, Im also a second year beek and in fact just moved to Waterloo Iowa... Good luck with your bees this year...
    Tom
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    The Beek has a bad back and cant bend over..... ...

    The Beek has a bad back and cant bend over..... :lpf: :lpf: :lpf:
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    Your links dont work.... It will be interesting...

    Your links dont work.... It will be interesting to read the responce though
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    God Bless him and his family......

    God Bless him and his family......
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    Ditto......

    Ditto......
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    They go in when they want.... Sounds just like...

    They go in when they want.... Sounds just like one hive last year bud..... Sometimes the girls woulkd just hang out for hours after sundown... I was worried too but they do what they do and it sounds...
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    Last year I got 3 hives, 1 of them did the same...

    Last year I got 3 hives, 1 of them did the same thing.... almost like they just loved hanging out there...
    Keep an eye on them and enjoy them.... They will surprise you and amaze you..
  18. I agree with Mr. Bush. I had my 3 hives in Upper...

    I agree with Mr. Bush. I had my 3 hives in Upper Mi. and had a very cold and long winter, I read his stuff and I did leave ventilation in the top, Also left them with plenty of food...even though the...
  19. Thread: TOUGH bees

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    TOUGH bees

    Just made a run to Upper Mi. to get all my hives and supplies, The last time I was there the entrance was frozen shut and I opened it back up and saw lots of dead bees. I opened 1 hive and they were...
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    Thanks Ray..... makes since,........ See you...

    Thanks Ray..... makes since,........ See you around, and when I get to Modesto to see my twins I will give you a shout......
    Tom
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    Thanks both for the reply..... Yeah I am getting...

    Thanks both for the reply..... Yeah I am getting colonies, and wasnt sure at this time of year where I should put the full comb, above the main, a or an empty and then add the a full..... Just not...
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    best use of full comb???

    Hey all... Been a long time... I was traveling around working last year and never got to harvest my honey. The girls didnt survive the Upper Mi. winter. I had 3 hives each with 3 deeps... I will go...
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    Just read and read and read...... Then focus on...

    Just read and read and read...... Then focus on how you can make this addiction a reality..... Ha Ha.... you got bit by the bug..... :applause:
    Its ok, I did too....
    T.G.
  24. Thread: honey for feed

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    Id lay a peice of cheese cloth or some type of...

    Id lay a peice of cheese cloth or some type of mesh over it if your worried about drowning and then let the girls decide if they want to feed on it.......
    T.G.
  25. Thread: Stay calm!

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    Too Funny...... T.G.

    Too Funny......
    T.G.
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