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    Re: What is your loss percentage so far?

    So far I have lost 3 out of nine
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    Re: Newbie queen rearing system?

    I am also looking for a way to raise queens from my own stock .
  3. Re: Coating new hive boxes with fiberglass resin

    I have stained 20 hives and used fiberglass resin on them this year, bees seem to be fine with it. My only concern is will there be any moister in the hives this winter? We will see.
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    Re: Brushy Mountian vs Mann Lake??

    I have bought from both ML's and BM. I like ML's wood ware and service best out of the two.
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    Re: What's everyone using for TREAMENTS??

    I use the Fatbeeman way. fumigate works well for me.
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    SHB in Nucs

    I have 2 Nucs siting beside 8 hives and they both have SHB in them . I have checked the hives and have not seen any yet only in the Nucs. I am a new bee keeper is this normal, I have screen boards...
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    Re: Tea Tree oil in sugar syrup

    I use it in my summer feeding I feed it to my bees once a month. I use 15 drops of lemongrass. in 5 gallons of 1 and 1 sugar mix seems to work good for me. the rest of the time I feed I leave out...
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    Re: Top Feeder Question

    I was using BM top feeders and have lost a lot of bees to them. I am going to switch to a frame feeder I live in S.C. so winters are not to bad. should I use Mann or dose anyone know any that are...
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    Two Hive Bodys or One Body

    I live in S.C. and would like to ask if anyone can help me. This is my first year and I have four hives with two hive bodies on each of them. When I go inside of the boxes I'm worried that when I...
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    Re: Advice on moving brood between hives

    I added a frame to a weak hive that I had with the bees still on it. I did it about four weeks ago and they made a new queen and now they are hopping. Tenbears is right it worked good for me.
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    10 Frames Top Hive Feeder help please

    I bought the 10 frame top hive feeder from Brushy Mountain and placed them on 3 hives. All the hives have built wax in the craw space from the hive to the top of the feeder. The opening is to wide ...
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    Mold in the bee hives

    I have three Hives with the Mann Lake top feeders on them. I placed the inner cover on top of them and then the outer cover on. I'm feeding the bees 1/1 sugar water and essential oil mixture. I...
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    Pollen Patties

    I placed Bee-Pro pollen patties in the hives with 3 packages and they have not touched them. One of the patties has dried out should i take it out and replace it. They seem to be bringing in pollen...
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    Building wax if Queenless?

    Will a package of bees put in a hive on foundation draw out the foundation if it is queenless? I peaked in the hives I started last saturday couldnot find the Queen but did find new wax.
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    Re: Bee Supplement

    Thank you for your help.
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    Re: Bee Supplement

    what I mean is do I need to add Fumagilin-B to a new package of Bee. It's all new hives. And has anyone used Pro Health does it really help.
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    Bee Supplement

    For a new package of bees is it best to add anything to the 1/1 or is it best to wait. I have Bee-Pro pollen sub can it help. Im new, and I have just goten 3 packages and want to get them started on...
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    Re: Spliting a pacage of bees

    thanks for help.
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    Paxkage of bees released

    I released a package of bees on saturday at about 10am it was over cast and a little cool . I placed grass in the entrance while i placed them in the hive. I removed the grass about 7pm. I gave them...
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    Spliting a pacage of bees

    I new to beekeeping if you get a 3lb pacage of bees can you split it into two nucs are would that make them to weak?
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    Re: Simple oil tray mod for sbb's...

    if u take a pice of sheet metal and bend a L shap making a alley way at the top of the entrance and on the sides of the entrance the bettles coming down will hit it and bee made to follow the...
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    Re: Hey fro Georgia

    Hello everyone im new to beekeeping. I installed two packages today weather was not as good as I would have liked but it went well. I got them placed in the hives and the top feeders are on now i...
  23. Re: Placing grass in the entrance of the hive.

    I installed two packages today in Easley. I am a member of the Pickens Bee Assoc. I have one more package to install coming in at the end of this month.
  24. Re: Placing grass in the entrance of the hive.

    Thanks for the help. I removed the grass and and a few came out and went back in.
  25. Placing grass in the entrance of the hive.

    When installing a package of bees, is it best to block the entrance to the hive for 24 hours, or to leave the entrance open?
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