Search:

Type: Posts; User: billk

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    33
    Views
    11,452

    Re: best place to buy honey jars?

    Thanks papamoose, I'm check them out
  2. Replies
    22
    Views
    3,889

    Re: How many of you use a queen excluder?

    On some hives I use an excluder on other hives I do not. It depends on the laying pattern of the queen in the hive.
    willyC, I too noticed that the plastic excluders seem to have smaller gaps versus...
  3. Replies
    72
    Views
    6,408

    Re: How do you react to a sting

    Yea, I do not like getting stung.
    So, when I am stung (happens about a dozen times a year) my first reaction is some strong obscenities. After my verbal tirade, the stung area on my body usually...
  4. Thread: Checking hives

    by billk
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,465

    Re: Checking hives

    The frequency of my inpections depends on the time of year.

    During the winter months (Dec - Feb) I do not get in my hives at all. I just observe activity from outside the hive on those warmer...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    470

    Re: New to BeeSource from central Virginia

    Cool...
    I am just down the road from you in Powhatan.
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,149

    Re: Newbie feeder question.

    I have used the 1 qt yellow entrance feeder as well as the bigger 2 qt one as well. To use them and still have and entrance and exit for the bees, I made an entrance reducer one half the size of the...
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    470

    Re: New to BeeSource from central Virginia

    thanks for the warm welcome
    Yes I do belong to a local beekeeping association. We meet once a month and discuss many different topics.
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,334

    Re: Opened hive today to find Larvae

    Pictures of SHB larvae doing some damage to my observation hive

    http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc418/brk_3/P3290023.jpg


    larvae collected at the bottom of hive
    ...
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    470

    New to BeeSource from central Virginia

    Hello everybody,
    I just joined the forum. I'm still fairly new to beekeeping (in my third year) and still have more questions than answers. This looks like a great place to get some answers and...
Results 1 to 9 of 9