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  1. Re: Newbee saying hello. first installation and no protective clothing

    Welcome from Concord
  2. Re: Do you use your JZBZ cups more than once?

    If your refering to grafting cups? I've tried it, but the bees dont seem to like it much. Much better success using new cups each time. Put in new cups, place them in the hive and let the bee's...
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    Re: Hello from Stanly County, NC

    Welcome from Concord NC
    Lost 3 out of 6 this year but working on building them back up
  4. Re: what size swarm trap have you had success with

    I would agree, larger is better. But last year I caught 3 swarms in 5 frame nucs. Just proves they will use them if they find them.
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    Re: Hello from marshville NC

    Welcome from Concord
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    Re: Novice beek from NC

    Welcome from Concord. This is a great place to learn from
  7. Re: Can't find a source for wood bleach (lazy beekeeper)

    True value hardware has it here
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    Re: Smoker stuck closed - solution to avoid?

    Use a hand propane torch to burn out the gum.
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    Re: Hello from Raleigh,NC

    Welcome from concord
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    Re: Hi Im Randy&new here

    Hello and welcome
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    Re: Greetings from NC

    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: My preferred queens: a question

    I'm pretty new at beekeeping. But if the Queens are not marked, I would be hard pressed to tell if there was a new Queen or not.
    I would guess some of your hives have re queened since 2010
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    Re: yellow jackets

    I dont know anyway to stop them completely. BUT you can trap them for pretty much free.
    Check out this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPLuIraj3KY
  14. Thread: New Memeber

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    Re: New Memeber

    Welcome from concord nc
  15. Thread: Newbie in NC

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    Re: Newbie in NC

    Welcome from concord
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    Re: New NC keeping Bees!

    Hello and welcome from Concord
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    Re: First Graft Date

    Cant answer for Alabama but here in NC i start grafting once i start seeing drones in the hive.
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    Re: From Malaysia with love :)

    Welcome
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    Re: Best weather to vaporize the bees

    I always do it late in the day or during overcast. I try to catch them all at home.
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    Re: Bee Vacuum Please

    I made one out of a single deep and a small super. Mostly scrap lumber I had laying around. I use my shop vac for suction. Works like a charm. ...
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    Re: I'm really new. How new....

    Welcome from Concord NC. I'm just starting my 2nd year and still learning something new each day.
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    Re: New beek from NC

    Welcome to the site
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    Re: Feeding Question

    I make a wooden top with a hole in the center. Put a mason jar on it and no robbing.

    http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/sdiver40/th_20140624_181659.jpg
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    Re: Grafting - how to remove bees

    I just use a brush to sweep them off the frame
  25. Re: best way to combine 5 frame Nuc with full size colony

    There is other hardware better suited for combining a nuc to full deep. But I cut a 6x8 hole in an inner cover and set the nuc on top of it. Using news paper between the two. If you have a 2nd...
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