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    Cane Toads, if you are in the area of the down...

    Cane Toads, if you are in the area of the down under that has these toads, make very sure your hive is up higher then these bee munching pests
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    Thank You for writing. I just read your letter....

    Thank You for writing. I just read your letter. No Honey Dew here. I don't want to make you envious but we have many different flows. When I lived on the "Big Island"[called Hawaii]in 5 years I was...
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    Aloha&Mahalo for your reply!

    Aloha&Mahalo for your reply!
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    Oh!! I get it! ha,ha,ha! Hey ,if any one has...

    Oh!! I get it!
    ha,ha,ha!
    Hey ,if any one has been stung by a queen I would like to hear about it.
    Mahalo
    Mark ,thebeeman
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    Andy, What's a BTW Queen?

    Andy, What's a BTW Queen?
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    Thank you for your responce! When she stung you...

    Thank you for your responce!
    When she stung you ,was her sting any worse then a worker? Any other difference in your body's defence to the sting?
    My near miss was when I was handling a feral queen...
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    Aloha,It's all a matter of their needs,your...

    Aloha,It's all a matter of their needs,your area's resources,your care or lack of it.Italians ,have long been favored due to their gentile nature,but but them where local resources are scanty and...
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    In my ten years beekeeping, I of course have been...

    In my ten years beekeeping, I of course have been stung too many times to count.What I want to know, have any of you ever been stung by the Queen? I have had some nasty feral queens try while I was...
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    Aloha TNTTOMMY Unless you can have some very...

    Aloha TNTTOMMY
    Unless you can have some very remote beeyard to keep these girls , your better off without the pain. Yes ,they might be very interesting to study,and with time you might get the hang...
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    Aloha RBar Try Kona Queen,always good...

    Aloha RBar
    Try Kona Queen,always good service,Nice folks
    808-328-9016.
    Mahalo
    thebeeman
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    Aloha From Hawaii, the Deep Dark Honeys I have...

    Aloha From Hawaii,
    the Deep Dark Honeys I have found here are quite
    tasty: Monkey Pod ,Tamerinde.
    Some others that we get more regularly are Mango and Java Plum[both great in coffee{also a good...
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    Aloha From The Last Place That Bees Can Thrive ! ...

    Aloha From The Last Place That Bees Can Thrive !
    THEBEEMAN
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    Aloha HRM I wouldn't worry about too much...

    Aloha HRM
    I wouldn't worry about too much ventilation,heat raises. If there is too much wind & shade you might have chill your brood .
    Mahalo
    thebeeman
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    Aloha Borgnik, You raise good questions,but you...

    Aloha Borgnik,
    You raise good questions,but you have the means right there with you to find reasurance.
    If you lived here in Hawaii you could count on enough drones to raise a good queen[get her...
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    Has anyone ever gotten stung by a queen? If so ,...

    Has anyone ever gotten stung by a queen?
    If so , is her sting any worse than a worker?
    Has any compairative studies been done on the content of the queen's venom ?
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    Very Clear Photo !! Is she tanking up on water...

    Very Clear Photo !!
    Is she tanking up on water for cooling the hive or is there something sweet in the water?
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