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    Re: Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    Thanks to all for the replies. I know this is a hot topic. I have decided to treat when the time comes.



    That's what I was thinking. It's pretty much a given that my bees will get mites at...
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    Re: Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    Thanks for the replies. Neil, your advice makes sense and sounds like a good way for me to go my first year. I know I will need to learn how to gauge my mite load and how to manage it and that will...
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    Does A New Beekeeper Need An OAV Set-up?

    This question is not directed to the treatment-free beekeepers and it is not intended to stir up a debate whether one should treat or not treat.

    A lot of advice I have read says a beekeeper...
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    Re: Natural European Hive Free to Good Home

    Sorry, I couldn't resist.

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  5. Thread: New to it all

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    Re: New to it all

    Welcome. I have learned a lot in my short time here.
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    Re: Beekeeping in Australia 1947

    That was quite interesting. Thanks for posting it.
  7. Re: Beekeeper from 100 Mile House, British Columbia, CANADA

    Welcome. Your corner of the world is beautiful and the people are super friendly.
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    Re: hives on someone else's property?

    Sounds to me like you would be buying yourself a headache. I would pass.
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    Re: Natural Finish for new hives

    No, it is not petroleum-based. Turpentine is distilled from trees, mainly pine trees.
  10. Thread: Hi from Malaysia

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    Re: Hi from Malaysia

    Welcome. You have three years more experience than me. (I plan to start beekeeping next spring.)
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    Re: productive build day

    Was this your first time to make these things?
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    Re: best hive for someone who got bad backpain

    A Top Bar Hive should be easy on your back.
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    Re: hello, PMS Honey from nw PA

    Welcome to BeeSource.
  14. Thread: Bad Honey

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    Re: Bad Honey

    Welcome to BeeSource.
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    Re: Caught my first swarm!

    The OP explains in great detail how he caught the swarm in the first post of this thread.
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    Re: Greetings from Upstate South Carolina

    Welcome. I am not very far from you and I will also be starting in April.

    Who are you getting your bees from (on April 11th)?
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    Re: Hello from Vancouver Wa

    Welcome. I will be getting started in the spring also.
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    Re: New to the Hobby in Hartsel CO

    Welcome. South Park should have plenty of resources for your bees.
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    Re: Hi From South Louisiana

    Welcome.

    I have spent some time in Houma. Nice, friendly people and GOOD food.
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    Re: Musings on Beekeeping

    I just finished reading the entire blog and, for a beginner who has not begun yet, I found it all very interesting and informative. I now have a better understanding of TBHs and cutouts.
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    Re: Musings on Beekeeping

    That's an excellent blog, Tom. I especially enjoyed reading about building TBHs from alternative materials. That gave me a lot of food for thought.
  22. Thread: Over active bees?

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    Re: Over active bees?

    Maybe they were taking a bathroom break.
  23. Thread: Foundation color

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    Re: Foundation color

    My question was directed to the others, not you. Like you I have a lot of questions.
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    Re: Foundation color

    Do the bees have a preference?
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    Re: Video of Honey Super Assembly

    Thanks. That makes sense. I'm sure I'm not the only one that would not automatically know that.
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