Go for it...with a bee vac
Type: Posts; User: ryandebny
Go for it...with a bee vac
I have some killer pics
Order a queen
See if your bees are bringing in pollen. If so you likely have a queen.
I've been there. Sorry to here it. Get an electric fence. they have solar electric fences too if you're not near a power source. If you're near electricity then get a plug in fence they're more...
Its just sad. A true beek wouldn't steal bees....its against our unwritten code.
Use an electric fence
We're saved! I know. Sounds too good to be true. Science in water .that's the one. They want €48. It says the hives survive the winter...in england. Not sure I want to fork out the dough for snake...
Makes your nucs split....more irony.
Your paying for shipping and an hours wage for the employee that boxed it...in 10 minutes. Try to wait until fall for orders. Many places have thanksgiving free shipping on medium or large orders
If your bees are need dying out then do the newspaper as the last post. You mentioned you added frames of brood so if the bees are still young and you want it to work. Find your queen. When you find...
I just got a promo email for iron to add to feed. They say your hives will last the winter. Has anyone ever heard of this. It expensive. If you have heard of it can you use iron supplements from the...
Could they be laying worker bees?
If you do put frames of honey in, warm them up first by a radiator or something. Don't lift your inner cover just slide it a few frames to the side. Work fast.
You can always feed the honey to next years package or do a s
I used OA for the mites. There was very little brood in any of the hives. I'll have a look next week and let you know.
They seemed to abscond. They were all full of honey and there were no bees burrowed in the comb or clustered. Just about 100 dead bees in the bottom of the hives.
There was no sign of mites either.
I lost 50% of my hives. Lots of food. Did mite control. I only had 40 hives. Twenty left in this cold snap. Only 6 hives of 20 froze. Lots of food in all the hives.
Thanks. I was hoping I could use it. The colonies froze.
I have them sealed and stacked and we just had a good freeze so I'm good for now. Although those wax moths always seam to find a way in....
I had a few hives die with lots of pollen and uncapped nectar. Can I feed that back to my spring packages, or will it sour by then.
I've had a few hives die and left lots of uncapped nectar and pollen. Can I feed that back to my spring packages, or will it sour by then? I've fed them capped honey, but wondered about the nectar...
I lost quite a few hives this year. Then this cold won't help.
I've notice bee prices rising in the north.
Yep they are spoiled. Nice job
Don't use the vaporizor unless the weather is in the mid 50s
Boil water. Then shut it off and place the jar in. It will liquify it without pasteurizing it.