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  1. I'll do that. Thank you

    I'll do that.

    Thank you
  2. I didn't see any fighting. The number of bees...

    I didn't see any fighting. The number of bees outside went down after I put the entrance reducer back in. I did see one bees with a partial load of pollen exit the hive and leave. I saw another one...
  3. How do I tell if the bees coming into the hive...

    How do I tell if the bees coming into the hive are full of nectar and belong to the hive or if they are empty and coming in to rob?

    I installed (at about 2pm.)a 3# package into a hive with about...
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    I noticed the same thing and I now use the fogger...

    I noticed the same thing and I now use the fogger instead of smoker when I work with my bees.
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    Thanks for the input. What are the things to...

    Thanks for the input.

    What are the things to look for in purchasing an extractor? Is the type of Bearings, Gears, important? Is 24 guage Stainless Steel Ok? Anything else?

    Thank you.
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    Where is the best place to purchase a honey...

    Where is the best place to purchase a honey extractor? I am looking for a small radial model.

    Thank you
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    Gunner63 - how do you check the hives when it is...

    Gunner63 - how do you check the hives when it is in the 20's?

    Do you actually open the hive or just listen?

    Thank you.
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    I have noticed a Cappings Scratcher in a bee...

    I have noticed a Cappings Scratcher in a bee supply catalog. Is this to be used instead of the electric knife to remove the cappings when extracting honey? If so, which is best?Or, is this used for...
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    The "FGMO Summary" topic on the FGMO Page posted...

    The "FGMO Summary" topic on the FGMO Page
    posted by Barry on July 16, 2002 10:17 AM answered almost all of my questions.
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    I bought screens from Dadant that fit on top of...

    I bought screens from Dadant that fit on top of the existing bottom board. I then fabricated new bottom boards that were open in the center from 1"x4" lumber (using the existing board as a pattern)....
  11. Thread: Dark Bees

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    I have a hive of Italian bees with the gold...

    I have a hive of Italian bees with the gold bodies with thin black stripes. I have noticed at times that bees with black bodies and thin gold stripes entering and leaving the hive. The hive is...
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    I started my hives with the one piece plastic...

    I started my hives with the one piece plastic frames with wax coated plastic foundation. I believe it was called "Plasticell".
    The bees would build comb between the frames instead of on the frames....
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    Has anyone tried fogging with FGMO instead of...

    Has anyone tried fogging with FGMO instead of smoking when working their hives?

    I have applied 3 treatments of fogging and the bees seem to be docile enough to work. They appear to be more...
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    Can FMGO be applied by fogging only or are the...

    Can FMGO be applied by fogging only or are the cords and emulsion also necessary? My hives are in my back yard and it would not be difficult to fog every couple of days.

    How often can FGMO be...
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