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    Re: Abandoned hive

    I am sure he doesn't want to call his friend a Liar. But I agree, try to call the Beekeeper and verify.
  2. Re: Queen with tail in supersedure cell ( whats up with that)

    For the good of the hive, a queen will lay the egg of her own destruction!
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    Re: Abandoned hive

    He said above that the beekeeper didnt want the hives, so FREE BEES FOR OP
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    Re: Drone layer in swarm

    Well theres a queen cell right in front so they want to replace her.
    I say squash her, and transfer some open brood from another hive so they have to raise a new queen
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    Nice response from Olive Garden, I dont fault them at all.

    Still there has to be someone who makes similar bottles. I wanna know! They are pretty and I would buy some!
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    Re: Olive Garden Salad Jars

    I would contact Olive Garden Corporate, they may be able to provide the manufacturer name. Got a pic of this Jar? Now I am curious.
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    Re: FOUND! Bee Tree. Now what?

    Number 3! Swarm Traps! It a Gold mine of Bees!
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    Re: Re use wax moth comb

    After freezing a frame that was like that, I gave it back to the bees. Two weeks later the bees cleaned it up and are using it like any other comb
  9. Re: How can I make hive boxes that are perfectly stackable-a necessary requirement.

    I have seen people make the peices 1 inch longer then it should be (top and bottom) and then assemble the boxes. Once assembled, using a table saw, cut a half inch off the top and a half inch off the...
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Wow cool! Also from that article.
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    Re: New Member from PNW interior

    Welcome, I hope you enjoy going all Mediums, I do. The ONLY drawback to using all mediums is purchased nucs come in deeps.... but thats whats swarms and splits are for!
    Huge fan of your work in the...
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    Re: 3d printing comb

    As 3D printing becomes more popular it will lower in price. I bet the next 10-15 Years we will see a boom
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    Re: Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

    Awesome, been missing the SOMD Podcast. Thanks for filling the treatment free void.
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    Re: how do I harvest

    Well, normally a bee escape board is the easiest way. But here's a way to do it without one http://thebeespace.net/2008/11/20/cut-comb-honey-harvest/#more-1114
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    Re: Digusting Sight BeeHive

    I was driving along the 5 Freeway in Salem OR and saw a couple of hives at the edge of a farm. the hive boxes were dilapidated and some didnt even have a hive cover, just left out in the air.... No...
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    Re: New hive won't build straight comb

    If the bees are building comb in the wrong direction, move the whole hive so its parallel with the direction they are trying to go.
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    Re: Beekeeping conversions/rules of thumb

    When making 1:1 Sugar syrup for feeding, "A Pints A Pound the world around!"
  18. Re: New beekeeper wondering if it is too late in the season the get set up

    Add another to the "NOT TOO LATE" list.
    I caught a swarm last year in July and they overwintered fine. Check craigslist for nucs and buy it up and FEED FEED FEED
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    Re: New Swarm Removal Website

    Wish you could search by city instead of State
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    Re: Assassin Queens

    He may have been trying to mate with her, but she declined because they are from the same hive.
    Just a guess.
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    Re: Hive not tended too for 6 years

    I wish someone would give me an old forgotten hive!
  22. Re: Is this a "swarm" now or will it be soon?

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    Sorry couldn't help myself.
  23. Re: How do you get a caught swarm to stay put?

    Add a frame of empty brood comb
    Add a frame of open brood
    add a drop or two of lemon grass oil
    Paint propolis/alcohol wash inside the hive
    Feed Syrup.

    If you do any three out of the 5 things...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Caught two swarms yesterday. 6/5 in Camas WA, one 3ft off the ground at a private home, and a 15ft swarm near a elementary school.
    Both swarms were the size of a football each.
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    Checkerboarding in a Top Bar Hive

    Anyone try doing a full Checkerboard in a top Bar? Any Interesting results?

    I have always put in my empty bars with foundation in between the last two brood bars.

    BBBBBBBEBEHHH

    But would...
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