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    Re: worst winter ever?

    Last year I also lost 3 hives before winter to starvation because I took to much honey off. So yes the flow wasn't as good as the previous 2 years.
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    Re: worst winter ever?

    After 2 winters with zero losses. I lost 9 out of 11 this winter.
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    Re: Harvest time!!

    I already harvested 200 pounds of honey back on Aug 1st and I'm hoping to get at least that much again sometime this week. I started with 7 hives this spring and bought 3 Nucs and did 3 splits so now...
  4. Re: Switching back to solid Bottom boards Screened bottom boards are not worth it

    I have fifteen hives and only use screened bottoms and don't bother closing them in the winter.
    North eastern ohio
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Northeast Ohio I had two nice swarms today and 3 earlier in the week
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    Re: Hello from NE ohio

    I'm already a member and I handed out a brochure back at the February meeting. In May I hope to hand out an updated brochure with more products. I started selling and making beekeeping supplies in...
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    Hello from NE ohio

    I started raising bees 7 years ago and have had honey the last three years. I have 10 hives and plan on having 20-40 hives by the end of this year. I also started selling beekeeping supplies early...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    My first swarm call in 2012 was April 19th
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    Re: Can you make a living with Bees

    I started raising honeybees about 5 years and have slowed increased to twenty hives. The most important advice is start small so when you make mistakes you don't loose hundreds of hives. My profit...
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