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    Re: Little beetles in top of hive

    Thanks guys, Ed
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    Re: Little beetles in top of hive

    Thanks guys, a question, I was told to put the top of the hive on an angle for ventilation, but this leave a gap at one end, so anything that small can just walk right in, is this risk not worth the...
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    Little beetles in top of hive

    Hi guys, I opened up the hive today and between the telescoping top and the insulation top I found two small round black beetles in the corner, two bees were trying to run them off, so I gave them a...
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    Re: Giant Asian Hornet

    Thanks again, I found thios PDF also, Ed
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    Re: Giant Asian Hornet

    Thanks is it a threat to my bees? thanks guys, Ed
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    Giant Asian Hornet

    Knocked this out of the air with a Sabal palmetto frond petiole, because I thought it was an Asian Hornet, but it has slightly different markings, and does not have a real yellow head either, did I...
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    Re: Can I feed them too much

    Hi all, I opened my hive today and took a couple frames out, still at least 3 frames blank, maybe four, what is the least amount of time it would take a healthy nuc, to draw out 70 or 80% of the...
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    Re: Can I feed them too much

    Thanks, I've got flowers everywhere, Ed
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    Re: Can I feed them too much

    Thanks guys, the nuc (mostly Italian stock, over time she has had some Russian mixed in), came from Deb's Bee Supply, Hastings, FL. way out in the stix, also an office in Jax, but Hastings was...
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    Re: Can I feed them too much

    Hey, it was a thriving five frames of wall to wall bees, very healthy, they must be doing something with all that syrup, maybe I should inspect it in a couple of days, Ed
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    Re: Can I feed them to much

    Thanks guys, Ed
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    Can I feed them too much

    I installed my nuc the 29th, I have been giving them half a pint of sugar water twice a day, until they draw the first box out, is that too much, thanks, Ed
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    Re: Installing the nuc

    Thank you everyone for your replies, Ed
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    Installing the nuc

    Hi all, the first week in May I pick up my nuc, I've done a bit of reading, watched a few videos, and have instructions from the hive maker, does anyone have any tips, and does anyone go without...
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    Re: Buying a Queen and Workers

    Thank you guys, I will check back with you all, when I get things set up, thanks again, Ed
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    Re: Buying a Queen and Workers

    Thanks Graham, I ordered a Cordovan and 3 pounds of workers from Shamrock, none available till May 7, thanks, Ed
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    Re: Buying a Queen and Workers

    Thanks Rusty, Ed
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    Buying a Queen and Workers

    Hi All, I'm Ed, from Oak Hill FL, and I just ordered an "Ozark Cedar Hives" 10 frame, 4 medium super, Cedar hive, and I was wanting info about what species queen and worker to buy online, and have...
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