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    Re: Moving from TBH Nuc to Lang Boxes

    This is how i did it i converted a lang to fit my top bar.I made a split i took bars with honey,pollen,brood,caped brood,lots of nurse bees and queen set the converted lang on top
    another lang as...
  2. Re: Day 50: My TBH box is 90% full... I don't know what to do.

    i had the same problem with my top bar hive they would swarm just about every sixty days.No matter what i did so i added a five frame lang to the end of hive.
    I,m really happy with it....
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    Re: Bees out of a tree.

    about an 1/8 of a mile from the tree.
    i thought you have to move them 3 ft or 3 miles 1/8 mile is kinda close most of the bees will end back at the tree.
    Not sure but that was my understanding .
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  4. Re: Conventional Langstroth Frames in Top Bar Hive

    here is a pic of my tb/lang hybrid.i,m real happy with it.
    http://s1283.photobucket.com/user/captcatfish1/media/IMG_0862_zpsedcd4cac.jpg.html
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    Rader, i cut the lang even with the inside dimension of the top bar i left 3/4 inch on top for strength on top bar and lang added a piece of draw comb
    right on the transition that comb stays in...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    thanks Rader
    i think it works now.
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    well here is my top bar/lang hybrid it is really working well loads of honey.
    i added a five frame lang to the end of my top bar. moved queen in to lang
    part of hive with fully drawn frames and...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    Wow guys take it easy. It sounds like it could be a little small for my area as Tom suggest it always happens when we have a good flow they just back filled and left. This time i stayed on top of...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    Well here we go again my top bar swarmed again. seems like they swarm every two months added bars in broods nest i even moved them back from the entrance and poof there gone very frustrating can some...
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    Re: Mosquito Spraying

    i live in key largo Fla and i have had to deal with this problem.The plane would fly by and my bees dropped dead. I thought i was not going to be able to keep them. They fly here at sunrise so i have...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    Well guys thanks for all your help.
    I,m in need of more help now. I thought my bees were doing great in the tbh. I just checked them and i found queen cups with larva
    with them. Looks like they are...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    well i just took a look in my top bar and at the front entrance of the hive.bars 1 and 2 were full of caped honey and i found a 4 fully caped queen cells
    bar 18 has more like 30 % caped honey what...
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    Re: tbh swarmed

    no the last three bars were not even completely drawn out just a little caped honey on top edge.
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    tbh swarmed

    i have a tbh that swarmed twice. i,m a new bee and i just trying to understand how to stop this from happing. i have read a lot on mr bush web site
    my top bar is mr bush design it had 18 bars full...
  15. Re: moroe county mosquto control killing my bees

    ok so i can close off the entrances in the morning leave it closed till i get home from work around 430 pm just dont know if you can do that. have you ever left them locked up all day or for hours...
  16. moroe county mosquto control killing my bees

    I,m new to bee keeping i have caught 5 swarms since june 2011 i mange to have 4 hives now i live in the fla keys and they do aerial mosquito control every time the plane flys my bees die. i called...
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