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  1. Re: Mite Away Quick Strips recieve Federal Approval

    Hi. I didn't see if this was answered by any previous posts, but do the Mite Away Quickies Strips kill tracheal mites as well as Varroa? I liked Mite AwayII 'cause it killed both.

    Thank you,...
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    I want to strangle these bugs

    I've searched the forum for about 45-minutes and haven't found an answer.

    I think a person can get their bees tested for being Africanized, but don't know where or how or whom does this. Do you?...
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    Re: Roadtrip with My Caged Queen

    Roadtrip results:

    Picked her up at breeders, drove down to Denver with her on the seat beside me in backseat. At funeral site, I dumped all my purse contents out except for Kleenex for crying...
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    Re: Query for the lady beeks

    My Bees react more to weather conditions and lots-of-honey-on-the-supers than they do to me. I go dirty or clean; teeth brushed or not and they act The Same. But if I RUSH through the hives, they...
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    Roadtrip with My Caged Queen

    Due to circumstances, I will pick up my new queen from the breeder, drive an hour south, then I've got to kill about 5 hours, then attend a funeral, then head home - another 3 hour drive. From the...
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    wax caps

    Since I've never extracted before, I am confused about the difference between an uncapping knife and a cappings scratcher. How do they differ in usage and why would you use one over the other? ...
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    Mega Bee patties

    I purchased the patty form and my 3 hives gobbled it up. Not sure if it has helped their numbers - if it has, it's been just a slight increase.
    Jean
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    Subscribe to the beekeeping magazines: American...

    Subscribe to the beekeeping magazines: American Bee Journal & Bee Culture
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    Her Highness' Infertility

    I have three hives. One is just fine. My second hive has a laying worker(s) situation. The third hive has a queen (I saw her yesterday with her painted-on red dot), but all her capped cells are...
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    Apple trees Dandelions Crocus bluegrass...

    Apple trees
    Dandelions
    Crocus
    bluegrass invading my flower beds, dang it!
    All started showing up week of 14th April
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    achooo!

    Starting just this morning, due to Kochia pollen, I started taking my Claritan or Alavert tablets. Dang stuff; I hope it goes extinct! I am surrounded by it and I never see bees at it. Too bad,...
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    no calories - yeah right!

    Slice of thick wheat or grainy bread.

    Spread it with Peanut Butter.

    Place round slices of Banana on top of that.

    Drizzle with Honey and dot any open spaces with Raisins.

    Cover with...
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    Dopey Rookie & questionable brood

    Thanks for any advice in advance.

    I spilled the sugar syrup almost all over the frames today at 1 p.m. I am so bummed cause I did great yesterday moving my bees from my recently aquired nuc into...
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    Hobie, There is the most interesting article...

    Hobie,
    There is the most interesting article on honey as a wound dressing for diabetic ulcers. It's not scientific, thank God. Easy reading.
    Go to: www.honeycouncil.ca
    Then across the top...
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    Wow, wish I could say the same. I ordered an...

    Wow, wish I could say the same. I ordered an all-season ventilation top January 4th and can't get any action from him or whomever there. Frustrating. :(
  16. Thread: hello!

    by Locust n Honey
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    Hi Kimbee, I am from eastern Colorado.Welcome...

    Hi Kimbee,
    I am from eastern Colorado.Welcome to the High Plains desert. Except now we have some snow, though much has blown off the fields where I'm at. Not so in SE Colorado however.
    There are...
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