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    Re: Ferral bees in old water heater

    Thanks for sharing! Very COOL!
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    Re: Super between two drawn deeps?

    Thanks Ray. Most of the brood is in the bottom. All new eggs are in the bottom with some caped brood above.
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    Super between two drawn deeps?

    I have a second year hive(made a split off of it early April 2013.) I have two deeps 80 percent full and had a medium super over them for the last two weeks. No action in the super at all. Wooden...
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    Re: Frames drawn out in one week!

    Cool! Mine never draw that fast.
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    Re: Winterkilled... all my bees!

    Sorry for the losses! 200 lbs from each hive seems like a bunch. I wonder if they were short on stores. I have no experience so just want to wish you well with your next bees.
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    Re: Just added syrup and did a sneak peak

    Last year was my first with a package start up in five frame boxes. They drew out ten frames on plastic foundation in two deeps. But the deeps are only five frames each. White is honey. Yellow darker...
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    Re: First split of the year

    It took mine about 30 days to start laying from the time I split using a frame of brood with open Queen cells. Now she's a laying machine. I split march 24th and got back from vacation and checked...
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    Re: Bees spitting out brood

    Just a quick update. Old queen now in ten frame box is laying like a champ. Split is finally queenrite. Split on 3-24 and checks today found small amount of capped brood and larva. Eggs a plenty. And...
  9. Re: relocating a duck box full of bees (pictures)

    Great find! Hope they make a great stand of bees for you.
  10. Thread: Bee sting

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    Re: Bee sting

    Make for good sleeping!
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    Re: Bees spitting out brood

    Well, split my bees last Sunday. Stings on the ankle hurt like crazy! They seem to be doing fine for now. Fed them both. The next day I was really windy an cold so I saw zero flying. Then Tuesday it...
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    Re: Craigslist for breakfast..

    Ha... oh yea. Good for his burly image!
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    Re: Craigslist for breakfast..

    Good find!
    Price?
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    Re: Bees spitting out brood

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    Going to bee class in the morning. Will photo too. I figure it is just because I pulled the comb apart removing frame cause there has been no problem with the hive all winter.
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    Re: Bees spitting out brood

    Well, untill I did some research, I wasn't sure if I was going to keep adding supers or if I would need to get out the ten frame boxes and split/move some over. i went out earlier and slipped the top...
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    Re: Bees spitting out brood

    Thanks Guys! I just walked to the barn and they are still spitting out pieces. I really never messed with them much all year to let them get established. So I quess the comb was connected from the...
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    Bees spitting out brood

    Greetings all! New to forum and to beekeeping.

    I have a five frame setup that overwintered well in two five frame deeps. I peeked in and noticed they were packed in there and I got the feeling...
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