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    use blackwalnut leaves! in late fall lay them on...

    use blackwalnut leaves! in late fall lay them on top of your frames and that wil do the job, jood luck.
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    There is not any drone cells just a bunch of...

    There is not any drone cells just a bunch of drones. more than normal, isnt it too late for the queen to go on a mateing flight? if she is a virgin, and she should still be laying a little shouldnt...
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    dont know what to do?

    :( a quick story of what we did, we split a really strong hive a while ago, to make a new hive, took a couple frames of brood a few honeys, and they reared a queen in the new hive, and the rest of...
  4. Thread: Combining

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    im in the same boat. makesure there is not a...

    im in the same boat. makesure there is not a queen, i have been told by many, to put newspaper between the two hives.thats what were going to do. good luck!
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    thats what it sounds like to do. wate to remove...

    thats what it sounds like to do. wate to remove them. cant believe they made it after dropping that far. must of been a mess in side, did you leave the plywood over the holes all winter?
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    it would be nice to wate for spring, but he wants...

    it would be nice to wate for spring, but he wants to get rid of the tree before then. has any one ever used a beevac succesfully?
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    Question On Bee Removal

    We talked to a friend that is going to cut down a tree before winter which has bees in it. Was wondering if anyone had some info. or a website, on how to do this effectively. This is our first year...
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    thanks for the info! guess were going to combine...

    thanks for the info! guess were going to combine them.
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    yes thats a possibility, but what about the hive...

    yes thats a possibility, but what about the hive being only 1 large. making it through the michigan winter?and what about the hybrid queen in Michigan winters?
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    Question on combining a hive.

    in the end of july,we split a good, strong hive to see if they would raise a new queen. they did, and we went back to check on them. the queen had some white gacky something or another comming out of...
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    Carpenter Ant Problem

    I have found a great way to keep carpenter ants out of houses/barns etc. "Moth Balls" Just spread them around the openings or around the edges of your basement. For some reason, they will leave the...
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    i used old frames and boxes i got from a auction....

    i used old frames and boxes i got from a auction. just cleaned them up removed all the old wax. then schorched them with a toarch. no problems!
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    any one heard of this?????

    this is my 1st yr with bees! was talking to someone that said to kill your queen after the sulustus. the hive will make a new queen. in that time frame there is no queen, if you have mites it will...
  14. Thread: new ??

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    should i kill my queen??

    this is my 1st yr with bees! was talking to someone that said to kill your queen after the sulustus. the hive will make a new queen. in that time frame there is no queen, if you have mites it will...
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    i also heard cinnamon works. we had put some on...

    i also heard cinnamon works. we had put some on our hive yesterday havent been back to see if it had worked yeat.
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    should i treat them now or wate for the end of...

    should i treat them now or wate for the end of the summer?
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    treating mites?

    we were inspecting our hive and scraped some comb buildup from the bottom of some frames. we then were looking at the combs when we went inside. and found a mite. what can i use to rid the mites with...
  18. Thread: Stings?

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    i got stung in the neck for the first time. let...

    i got stung in the neck for the first time. let me tell you it felt like a 1/2in drill bit being drilled in. the stinger was in for a while i got it out. dont know if you will ever be immuned to ti...
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    Moveing Frames?

    We Put Our 2nd Large Brooder On. There Is A Lot Of Caped Brood In The 2nd, The Frames Are Quite Full But Other Than A 1 Or 2 Frames. We Took The Top Box Off To Check Out The Bottom Frames. There Were...
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    i was told your hive opening should be faceing...

    i was told your hive opening should be faceing south. not shure this is the first season with bees.
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    foundation less frames

    does any one have any experience with foundation less frames apposed to pre waxed foundation? I'm told they build faster combs on foundation less frames?
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    this is my first year. we bought one hive. (2...

    this is my first year. we bought one hive. (2 large bottom's 1 med). with frames. then we built one more. i tried makeing the frames my self. I dont have the time to make all the pices. its worth'it...
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    yes 12.50 for the entire lot 130 or so, large...

    yes 12.50 for the entire lot 130 or so, large bottom boxes.
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    thats what i was told to do to scorch them....

    thats what i was told to do to scorch them. thanks for the info!!
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    there is no comb its just the empty frames and...

    there is no comb its just the empty frames and boxes.
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