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    Re: cut outs and trap outs

    I charge $50 for species identification ( me showing up.) $50 - $200 for swarm removal, $100 - $300 for nonstructure removal, $250 - $600 for structural removal. These price usually depend on height...
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    Walter Kelley Queens

    I just wanted to post a thank you to Walter T Kelley company. I received 3 queens from them on Wednesday. The weather was pretty crummy and didn't make it to the hives until Friday. Upon arrival to...
  3. Finding Queen

    I know your frustration! I went to do splits Friday and ended up doing requeening. First box was filled with drone brood. This was a swarm queen from last year, so i figured no problem i got new...
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    SHB "EGG" trap.

    After attempting the use of the "sandwich container" SHB trap with little results (more dead bees then anything). I decided to experiment with some recycled containers from around the house. My best...
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    wild bees?

    How do you know if your bees are "Wild"? They could just be a swarm from another beekeeper in the area. I've caught many a swarm and have yet to be able to determine if they came from a hive box or a...
  6. Questions

    You have performed one of the worlds most famous blunders.. The first being, never get involved in a land war in Asia!... The second being, never present a question to a group of beekeepers and not...
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    Just $60

    I got $200 from a lady with a colony in her living room ceiling. I showed up, cut a hole, took the bees, and covered the hole with plastic. No repair requested, just get the bees out!Took about an...
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    Feeders

    I've tried alot of feeders! Best and easiest feeder hands down is the inverted bucket or jar feeders. Any thing else is just drowning bees and feeding ants.
    -Tim
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    Contact

    Google the North Carolina Beekeeper Association. I'm in Northeast NC and have been recieving calls regularly. It seems to be a swarmy season this year!
    -Tim
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    Ideas on price

    Thanks for the opinions,

    I'm gonna agree that their probably not between the brick. They did appear to be going in and down, so i don't think the hive is in the ceiling. I'm gonna make a visit...
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    Problem!

    Guy's we have a problem! The house is 2 stories with the lower half Brick veneer (?). They appear to be in the void between the Brick and the wall, about an inch wide. There might have been about 50...
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    Colony Removal

    Hey folks,
    Got a nice call while i was at work yesterday. Lady tells me she has Bees in the wall of her house, been their for 2 years. She wants them removed because they,ve been hanging on the...
  13. Removal

    Hey Tia, I left a message on her machine. I'm about 2.5 hrs away. If she contacts you again my # is (mobile) 757-406-1393 or (home) 252-232-2070.
    Thanks,
    Tim Grimstead
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    Affordable Pollen Sub. from your feed store.

    If anyone here lives on a farm you may notice bees in your feed pans. I witnessed this at an older beeks house who also raised quail. He made patties with the feed (turkey starter.)and pollen, he...
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    Wow

    Wow guys, this is a long thread for something so simple. I didn't know there was so many ways to make 1to1 and 2to1 syrup. Some of my older Beek books recommend a 1to2 solution, of course that was in...
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    super storage

    I store my frames in a chest freezer. No chemicals needed.
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    Taping

    In response to using "Blue" Painters tape... Beware this tape will come off!! Brief summary of events: Taped Hive + Minivan w/wife + Bridge = Bees escaping into van, wife yelling, police officer...
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    Thymol

    Apiguard is a thymol based treatment. This is considered not a "Hard" chemical that would leave residue through out the hive. I seel my Honey as All-Natural and Raw honey. Organic is more of a catch...
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    survival

    Hey guys,
    I'm sure everyone has had it happen to them a time or two. Just remember that the bees know more about colony health and survival then we do. If they superseded her, there was a reason...
  20. NUC vents

    Charlotte,
    I use two different vent systems on my NUCs. Some NUCs I make with screen bottoms on them, others i simply make an extra auger hole on the opposite side of the entrance and staple...
  21. Poll: Your not the Duke!

    After years of being stung without any problems, i recently developed a hypersensitivity to the stings. I was stung 3 times by some nasty SMR Harbo bees, my arm was as big as my thigh for a week. Now...
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    Very good suit

    I'm a tall guy, 6'5" 230lbs, and had problems finding suits that fit well. The "X-Large" suits were just that, X-LARGE "around". I needed the height more then the girth. I ordered the Sherriff...
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    My tools.

    Here is what I normally bring with me. It can be modified to particular needs.
    1. Stythoscope.
    2. Battery powered circular saw.
    3. Extra batteries for saw and Drill.
    4. Battery powered drill with...
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    I've received some free equipment from a former...

    I've received some free equipment from a former Beekeeper who ran a large sideline operation. I picked up several hives with frames earlier from him and two days ago he gave me several more supers...
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    I've received some free equipment from a former...

    I've received some free equipment from a former Beekeeper who ran a large sideline operation. I picked up several hives with frames earlier from him and two days ago he gave me several more supers...
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