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    How long will my pkgs live?

    :eek:my 2 pkgs arrived yesterday, no break in the rain for 2 more days, how do I keep them alive & healthy?
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    How long will my pkgs live?

    :eek:
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    To wire or not to wire...frames that is...

    A frame wiring question: I know it's wise to wire my medium frames that I am going to extract honey from, but do I need to cross wire the deep brood frames? All my foundation was ordered as crimp...
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    Wire embedder

    Has anyone made their own electric wire embedder. I know I need a 9-12v transformer, is there a current limit or minimum for this? Can I just connect the DC output to the frame wires directly to...
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    Painting hive boxes

    Ok, It's probably been mentioned somewhere, but I can't find it. I'm at the point that I'm painting my newly assembled hives. I know not to paint the inside, and to put a good couple of coats on the...
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    Re: Keeping multiple breeds?

    Thanks Birdman, appreciate the info. You also answered my next question which was going to be: can I replace a queen in a colony with one of a different breed. Thanks...
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    Keeping multiple breeds?

    I have ordered 2 nucs of carniolins for this spring that I will keep in my back yard. I also plan to keep a hive or 2 at a friends house about 10+ miles away. I was thinking of using italians at that...
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    Where to Order Bees...

    Hi All,
    Ready to order my bees for the first time and am wondering where to get them from. I live in the Western New York area, about 30 miles north of Buffalo. Looking to see if I can find bees...
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