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  1. Thread: Merry Christmas

    by scdw43
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    Re: Season's Greatings

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The days have turned, it's all downhill from here, until June 21st.
  2. Thread: Dead Bees

    by scdw43
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    Re: Dead Bees

    If there are not a lot of dead bees outside, you can rule out posion. Is 15 a lot or is a thousand a lot to you. Give us a number. Robbed hives sometime have bees dead inside inner covers.
  3. Re: can I feed pollen supliment as additional food?

    Make sure that the food is in contact with the cluster. ie.. bees in the bottom box, pattie on top of the top deep, the bees can and will not move to get to the food they will starve in bottom box....
  4. Re: First big cold front of the year arriving right now

    Make sure they have some ventilation, mositure from condensation will kill them in minutes.
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    Re: Wintering on light or dark comb

    I have not been able to tell any difference. I don't treat my bees with any chemical so some of my bees are wintering on brood combs that are 10 years old and black as coal.
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    Re: Greetings from South Carolina

    Welcome
  7. Re: Contemplating hobby beekeeping in Augusta Ga.

    Good luck from about 120 miles northwest, In the corner of SC where GA is on one side and NC on the other.
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    Re: beekeeper from algeria

    Welcome join in.
  9. Thread: Hi there!

    by scdw43
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    Re: Hi there!

    Welcome
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    Re: Hello from Georgia

    Feed,feed,feed winter is coming, and welcome to beesource
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    Re: Hi from Australia

    Welcome to Beesource, ask questions and they will be answered.
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    Re: Howdy from texas

    Welcome to Beesource.
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    Re: RonSon new to beesource

    Welcome, and thanks for your service. I am retired Army 22 years, so I know what you mean. If you need anything send me a message. I will be glad to help, we are probally about 200 miles apart I...
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    Brewtech Brewers Yeast

    I found a place were you could buy Brewtech yeast in less than a 50 lb bags. Five lbs, with shipping worked out to about $4.76 per lb., not cheap but bees are not cheap either. Dead bees in spring...
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    Re: pollen sub vs sugar water vs sugar block

    Watch the pollen sub starting the middle of April until October they are SHB magnets. It is hard to beat 1-1 sugar water for a new hive in the spring as they will be able to collect plenty of pollen.
  16. Thread: Hi from Maine

    by scdw43
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    Re: Hi from Maine

    Welcome.
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    Re: New member from South Florida

    Welcome Dave, from South Carolina
  18. Thread: New in arizona

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    Re: New in arizona

    Welcome to Beesource
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    Western i believe that was a 25 # bag. unless you bought it for .27 a pound.
  20. Re: Rethinking my beekeeping theology - Bottom boards: screened or solid?

    I've always used SBB open year around. I don't use chemicals treatments in my hives so the boards being open are not a problem. They are a lot cooler in the summer.
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    Re: Bee horrors! help!

    The bees will try to repair them but they usally don't do a good job.
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    Re: Sick Bees, walking out and dropping

    Good luck, I have been told to look at the dead bees tounges if they are run out it is posion. Bees will collect sevin and feed it to larva. I lost a hive a couple years ago because of three 50 ft...
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    Re: Prayers Needed Surgery

    Will do, wish you the best.
  24. Re: Foul Brood or other problems in hive - with pictures

    Do you have a queen? Is there any honey in the hive? The bees will shut down the queen without feed. They will uncap and pull pupas out of the cells and eat them when they have nothing else.
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    Re: Hello for St.Lucia and North Carolina

    Welcome.
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