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  1. Thread: Thymol tray

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    I think I pretty well have the thymol procedure figured out except for one question.My hives are 3 deeps and will be...
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    Bottom line; I didn't kill any bees. ...

    Bottom line; I didn't kill any bees. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif Now am I in the ood graces of you all. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif. I combined the swarm with another hive....
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    Here is what I done and it worked. I was...

    Here is what I done and it worked.
    I was extracting so I put 4 wet supers on the inner cover of a hive and the swarm on top. No comotion of any sort. I don't know which queen I have now but who...
  4. Thread: Thymol tray

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    I think I pretty well have the thymol procedure...

    I think I pretty well have the thymol procedure figured out except for one question.My hives are 3 deeps and will be for the winter. Do I need only one tray for the top box?
    should it be on the...
  5. Thread: ?thymol?

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    I been away from this post for a while. things...

    I been away from this post for a while. things have changed. Last year I saw little , if any, mention of thymol.
    Last year I done the FGMO thing with almost complete success. Worked good all summer...
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    Interesting discussion. About time I join in....

    Interesting discussion. About time I join in. Cats do eat eggs. I have seen them raid a chicken nest. One sweep of the paw and the top of the egg is off. Lunch time. Of course, when I see a cat do...
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    I am considering returning a swarm to the hive...

    I am considering returning a swarm to the hive they left a week or so ago.. If I remove one of the queens, do you think they will stay?? Have any of you tried this?? Which queen must go???
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    I read, in this sight, about blowing bees out of...

    I read, in this sight, about blowing bees out of the suppers with a shop vacume.
    It works better then I would have believed. They didn't blame me for the wind. Just went back in their hive in a...
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    First off. I haven't murdered any bees. Probably...

    First off. I haven't murdered any bees. Probably won't.
    Today, nice calm and sunny, after light rain, those bees were very sociable. I went out equiped for war. I didn't even use the smoker. I...
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    I went to check on the new swarm this evening...

    I went to check on the new swarm this evening just wearing regular clothes. That was not the thing to do. They took serious exception to my foolin around. My bees are much more sociable then that....
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    I begin to think my bees read this post. No...

    I begin to think my bees read this post. No sooner did I agree not to kill them, my trap hive is full of bees. I don't know long they been there as I just got back from a Texas wedding. Now what am I...
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    OK OK ; I won't kill them. I will start to take...

    OK OK ; I won't kill them. I will start to take honey next week. Then I will form a plan for them.
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    Sweet clover; Like the kind, white and yellow,...

    Sweet clover; Like the kind, white and yellow, that likes to grow in road ditches. The problem is; Although it grows wild here and there, I have tried to plant some with no sucses. When, where, and...
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    I will rethink this murderous plan considering...

    I will rethink this murderous plan considering all the advice I received.

    I will be gone for a couple weeks so at least I will leave them alone for that long.

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    Erwin
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    I have 4 hives and only need 2 for polinating. ...

    I have 4 hives and only need 2 for polinating.
    What is the best way, and when, to kill off 2 hives. I would like to salvage as much honey as I can from them. My hives are 5 to 7 high now. That is...
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    I received the same letter. Pushed the delete...

    I received the same letter.
    Pushed the delete key.
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    Why finish violin with propolis. More durable?...

    Why finish violin with propolis. More durable? Shiney? Other? Protects from the elements and temperature changes?? I turn wood bowls and therefore am interested in better finishes.
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    How does one come up with honey from one source....

    How does one come up with honey from one source. Like "white clover honey". My bees are working white dutch clover now. But for only a small part of each day. Aparently only when things are just...
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    I should have mentioned; They don't get in my...

    I should have mentioned; They don't get in my hair. Due mostly to a lack of hair.
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    As long as I keep hands off the sting. Remove the...

    As long as I keep hands off the sting. Remove the stinger and no more. No scratch, no rub, nothing, the sting will be gone in a mater of minutes. If I "treat" the sting it will turn red and swell up....
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    I failed to mention. There was an innercover...

    I failed to mention. There was an innercover below the empty box.
    The other hives all made honey last week. This hive just made comb. Comb must be made at the expense of much honey????
    I will try...
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    I find if I pick the right time to go through the...

    I find if I pick the right time to go through the hive I hardly need smoke. Often none.
    Do your bees on a warm, sunny afternoon when the workers are out. The house bees will walk across your hands...
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    Here is what my girls done this week; The hive...

    Here is what my girls done this week;
    The hive is made up of 3 deeps and 2medium supers, half full of honey. On top of that I put and empty deep and above that a deep with some honey in it. They...
  24. Thread: swarming

    by BEEn Stung
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    What time of day do bees usually swarm? ...

    What time of day do bees usually swarm?

    Yesterday pm one hive, my best hive, had many bees flying around in front. There also were bees checking out the trap box, in a tree nearby. I determined...
  25. Thread: DRONE RAME

    by BEEn Stung
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    Today, in one of the hives, I found a frame of...

    Today, in one of the hives, I found a frame of almost all drones. They must have taken the wax apart and rebuilt it. Both sides
    Do you suppose my girls are planing a big party and want more men? Or...
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