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    Re: Queen Excluders?

    Hello:
    I have been using a slatted rack on the bottom and it seems to keep the queen laying lower down. Still get a bit of brood once in a while but just a couple frames here and there. thx Ben
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    Winter Hive Layout

    Hello All:

    Second year beekeeping up north here in Edmonton Alberta Canada and in prepping for winter I am wondering what is the best hive layout for the bees in our cold. I have 4 hives and am...
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    Re: What plant is this?

    I think its Sow thistle. Ben
  4. Re: 30 year old hive with survivor bees. Breeding stock?

    true that. Not many know that I have bees. :) Ben
  5. Re: 30 year old hive with survivor bees. Breeding stock?

    Yeah I know they were a new set of bees as there was very little honey(all open with a little in some). They were not my bees as mine were first year packages and were all in their hives. It was a...
  6. 30 year old hive with survivor bees. Breeding stock?

    Hey all. Need some thoughts on a situation.
    Im into my second year of bee keeping and its been great up here in Edmonton Alberta Canada. Looks like my 5 hives have just made it though the winter...
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    Re: question on glue for langstroth bodies

    Hello: Im a construction teacher/bee keeper up in Canada and interior glue will work but will dissolve once it gets wet for a while. If you protect the outside joints you may not have a problem. ...
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    Winter Water Observation

    Just thought I would share what I observed yesterday. Im a first year beekeeper up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and its been a hoot. Bees are so interesting and fun. For the winter I placed 4...
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    Re: queen cells AND laying workers?

    My first year keeping and I too had a laying worker hive earlier in the year. We decided to shake the bees about about 100 meters away from the hive, placed 2 frames of eggs and brood from another...
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