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    Thanks Beeslave for the information. Any...

    Thanks Beeslave for the information.

    Any comments from others.
    thanks
    Mreed
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    Bought Telescoping outer cover, inner cover,...

    Bought Telescoping outer cover, inner cover, medium boxex, wood frames and pierco foundation and screened bottom board last year. Very satisfied and very nice to deal with. The only thing was the...
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    First hive inspection of season

    Hi

    I have two questions. This is my third year of keeping the girls. I live in eastern central Pennsylvania. It was about 67 degrees yesterday, so I decided to open them up and do the general...
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    Checked hives -- NEED HELP

    Just checked my hives yesterday from top to bottom. This is my second year of beekeeping and I have a question. The one hive only had a handfull of bees flying the last couple of weeks, so I knew...
  5. Thread: Queen Piping

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    Queen Piping

    Hi
    I was checking my hives the other day. I am in my second spring as a beekeeper here in northeast Pa. As I opened one of the hives I heard this high pitched noise. It sounded almost like a...
  6. Thread: Help Question

    by Mreed
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    help question

    Thanks for the advice. Just one question, being new, always have questions. What sort of frame do I move up to bait them. Brood, capped honey (this is really sugar water) or doesn't it matter....
  7. Thread: Help Question

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    Help Question

    This is my first year of beekeeping. I started with two hives, using new Pierco foundation. I am using all mediums. Both hives have drawn three boxes (brood chamber) so last Sunday I added the...
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    New foundation queen excluder

    I started this year with two hives, new Pierco foundation and all medium boxes. I have three mediums almost all drawn. The first two boxes all ten frames and the third with about 6-7 frames drawn....
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    Newbee IPM question

    I just started out this year with two hives. I am using all mediums and started with nucs. I have added my third box recently and the bees seem to be doing well. I need to start my IPM practices. ...
  10. Bettebee Deluxe Italian Extractor

    Just wondering if any one has been using this extractor and your feedback. I am a new beekeeper with two hives. The plans are for no more then five hives in a couple of years.

    Any feed back...
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    First Honey Super

    This is my first year and loving it. I am trying to plan ahead. I live in NE Pennsylvania. I am using all medium 10 frame boxes on new Pierco foundation with wood frames. I installed five frame...
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    Kmartin Thanks that makes perfect sense. Mreed

    Kmartin
    Thanks that makes perfect sense.

    Mreed
  13. Thread: newbee questions

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    newbee questions

    I added my second medium hive box a week ago. I am using all mediums. I just wanted to check today to see if the new plastic foundation was being drawn in the second box. When I went to remove the...
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    Nucs and screened bottom boards

    I am brand new to beekeeping. I installed my five frame medium nucs this past Thursday. Everything went great. I put in the entrance reducer with the larger entrance being used. I am using SBB...
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    First nucs installed

    I thought I would share my experience in obtaining and installing my first ever nucs or for that matter my first bees. First, I want to thank everyone here on Beesource for the great education. I...
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    Denny Thanks Have you tried to the rapid...

    Denny
    Thanks

    Have you tried to the rapid feeder directly on top of the inner cover over the center hole. I thought this way I could check and refill the feeder without disturbing the bees. I...
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    Rapid Feeder Question

    I am getting by first bees next weekend. I have been planning this for over a year now and am extremely excited. I will be getting my first two nucs next weekend. I purchased rapid feeders from...
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    Also waiting

    I am also waiting, but I need to wait until the 1st or 2nd weekend in MAY. The good news is I have two 5 frame nucs ordered.

    MReed
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    PA Pete Thanks for the information. I will PM...

    PA Pete

    Thanks for the information. I will PM BjornBee to inquire about his nucs.

    Mitch Reed
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    Hi Everyone I have been reading this forum for...

    Hi Everyone

    I have been reading this forum for the past couple of months and have learned alot. I have also joined my local bee club. I have made the decision to start beekeeping in 2007. After...
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