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    Re: What's everyone using for TREAMENTS??

    My experience over the short but steep learning curve and the knowledge I have gained aided my decision to be extra vigilant of the Varroa Destructor. I have been up close with this creature and I...
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    Re: Hello from northern Virginia

    Thanks for the welcome. I just completed an overdue change up with the hives and small hive beetle made me toss about 8 pounds of honey. Glad I found it before it got worse. I almost didn't start...
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    Hello from northern Virginia

    It's a beautiful sunny day here in northern Virginia and time I got around to introducing myself to this fine forum. This is my third year of beekeping and I have progressed from 1 Langstroth to 2...
  4. How To Make Your Own Screened Bottom Board Sheets

    http://todolisthome.com/make-my-own-screened-bottom-board-sheets/ This episode shows how I make my mite drop count boards with corrugated plastic sheets I got online cheap from Signwarehouse.com. I...
  5. Re: How To Check For Supersedure In A Beehive

    Thanks for the reply Peter, much appreciated. Tony
  6. How To Check For Supersedure In A Beehive

    http://todolisthome.com/track-bee-troubles-in-honey-bee-hive-b-supercedure/ I think I got a problem with Honey Bee Hive B but I could not be sure so I had to take a look inside to see if I had a...
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    Re: Is my hive making comb correctly?

    thanks you all
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    Is my hive making comb correctly?

    Hi there,

    Would you mind taking a look at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdIeGZRZrv0 and letting me know if this month old top bar colony is making comb correctly. It's not filling out the entire...
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    Re: Queenless Colony

    I have the same issue but this thread was helpful. 2 weeks ago I noticed my queen failing after a year, last week she was gone and there were several supecedure cells that seemed recently opened....
  10. Re: How To Build A Bee Bait Box For Swarms And Trapping

    Accomac, Virginia looks like an awesome place to garden and raise bees!
  11. Re: How To Build A Bee Bait Box For Swarms And Trapping

    Hi Ed,

    Try this link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYglkiW912M
  12. How To Build A Bee Bait Box For Swarms And Trapping

    http://todolisthome.com/build-a-bee-bait-box-for-swarms/ This has been a couple of months in the making but that is what good planning is all about. Getting the future to become what you imagine....
  13. Thread: mites

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    Re: mites

    Last month I used Formic acid and tracked how the process went with these three episodes. D It's mites and yes using thymol or formic acid will kill off many bees the others will be better for it....
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    Re: Deformed Wing Virus (DWV)

    Last month I used Formic acid and tracked how the process went with these three episodes. Definitely Do Not kill the hive. Drench them in honey B healthy or essential oils but they can be treated....
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    Re: Third Year Beekeeping kicks off today

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfFlewD9Uss I waited the appropriate five days before going to check on the queens for the Langstroth and top bar hives being released. The video show the Langstroth...
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    Re: Third Year Beekeeping kicks off today

    I was cautious of this and at least two hours passed between the spraying and the dusting. Also, the spray didn't get to most of the bees just the ones closest to the screens. By the way I think I...
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    Re: Third Year Beekeeping kicks off today

    Nice to read from you. With the sugar water I must stress that I like to add Honey B Healthy and a few drops of wintergreen. I forgot to add a pinch of sea salt which I have learned from Ros Conrad...
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    Third Year Beekeeping kicks off today

    I'm still such a newbeek but I feel like I have at least been learning along the way. Today I installed more bees to bring the toal on my small plot to three colonies. I lost one of the two I had...
  19. How to Use Mite Away II for Varroa Mite Control Part 1 of 3

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D55dUQ6kIWA
    The video for today's episode show how and why I apply Mite Away II strips to control Varroa mites in Honey Bee Hive B. Varroa mites are the number one...
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    Re: Hive stand plans?

    http://todolisthome.com/protect-beehive-from-ants/ Around Memorial Day weekend I kept noticing ants crawling in and out of honeybee hive B which was installed at the beginning of May. Ants can...
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    Re: Dead hive???

    Anita,

    In reference to your results was the USDA count much higher than your expectations? Mine was. 150% or 1.5 mites per bee. That certainly did not match my drop counts but I will be more...
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    Re: Dead hive???

    The results are in for dead out and they are in line with the other determinations that the Varroa destructor was respoible. http://todolisthome.com/honey-bee-hive-a-bee-disease-diagnosis/ has the...
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    Re: What do you think of my dead bee hive

    The results are in for dead out and they are in line with the other determinations that the Varroa destructor was respoible. http://todolisthome.com/honey-bee-hive-a-bee-disease-diagnosis/ has the...
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    Re: What am I looking at? (pics)

    The results are in for dead out and they are in line with the other determinations that the Varroa destructor was responsible. http://todolisthome.com/honey-bee-hive-a-bee-disease-diagnosis/ has the...
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    Re: Dead hive???

    I had similar situation recently and ordered a home AFB test kit as well as sent sample of capped brood and dead bees to the USDA in Beltsville for free eval. Still waiting for results from USDA but...
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