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    I called Brushy Mountain Bee Farm and talked to...

    I called Brushy Mountain Bee Farm and talked to the main man there. He told me that in some places the beetles in your hive are no different from a bird landing on your hive. That some places the...
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    I have seen about ten beetles running through my...

    I have seen about ten beetles running through my hive. Do I need to harvest now then treat them, or wait until later. Should I burn the frames? I am about distressed over the thought of losing my...
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    Yes we made it, all we got was some 50mph winds...

    Yes we made it, all we got was some 50mph winds here. The eye was about 150 miles to the East of me. I just got back online though, we had and are still having problems here because of the storm...
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    I am in Louisiana and I just got me some honey...

    I am in Louisiana and I just got me some honey during the storm. It was a helluva lot cooler in my suit than with it being over 100 degrees. The honey was excellent, I gathered four jars. I have a...
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    Also, what damage do the beetles do in my hive. I...

    Also, what damage do the beetles do in my hive. I think they lay eggs in the brood but I am not sure. They havent affected my honey from what I have seen, but they were up in the second honey super...
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    I pulled a couple of frames worth of honey...

    I pulled a couple of frames worth of honey yesterday. The honey was awesomely good. I did see some of those little black hive beetles though. I have already purchased the beetle swatter traps from...
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    Ahoney excluder? Did u mean queen excluder. Lol.

    Ahoney excluder? Did u mean queen excluder. Lol.
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    Does anyone in the south have bees that have...

    Does anyone in the south have bees that have started filling honey supers yet?
  9. When do the bees usually start filling the honey...

    When do the bees usually start filling the honey supers in notheast lousiana? My bees havent started on my honey supers yet, they are still all in the brood chamber.
  10. Good make all da money. I started a new job today...

    Good make all da money. I started a new job today myself at a cabinet shop. Take care and have fun.
  11. I met a nice guy in Haile La named Gary. We hope...

    I met a nice guy in Haile La named Gary. We hope to figure these bees out one day. Lol. Nice to talk to ya Gary. I am still waiting for the fella in Choudrant to reply. Talk to yall later.
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    The floaties stick to saran wrap? That sounds...

    The floaties stick to saran wrap? That sounds good. Thanks all. I will try it all and see what works best. I tried it before and didnt skim off any of it and the honey was rough looking. I gave a jar...
  13. Thread: Hive Bodys

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    I have cut a lot of nails and stuff. The only...

    I have cut a lot of nails and stuff. The only thing it did was ruin my blade by making it dull. But, bee careful and make a good cut so your super will fit nicely with the next one. I always wear a...
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    When processing honey, when I get a good bit...

    When processing honey, when I get a good bit drained out of my combs, there appears a film on top of the honey. I have heard that this film on top of the honey needs to be skimmed off. Does anyone...
  15. Very good that aint far from here. I am starting...

    Very good that aint far from here. I am starting out too this year. I hope to meet you one day and we will get up on these bees. Give me some email if u want to at katmanu3@bellsouth.net I live by...
  16. Is anyone from Louisiana? I am looking for a...

    Is anyone from Louisiana? I am looking for a member that is closer to me to discuss some things with. I am in West Monroe LA
  17. Thread: bee-vax

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    What is your favorite feeder? I have some more...

    What is your favorite feeder? I have some more of their honey in the combs in my freezer, I thought about adding a empty super and putting some comb up there. Will that bee ok for feeeding? Place...
  18. Thread: bee-vax

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    I have ordered two beetle traps from brushy...

    I have ordered two beetle traps from brushy mountain. They use a checkmite strip inside instead of roach poison. I didnt like the sound of poison in my hive either. I found about 20 dead bees inside...
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    hi everyone. Is the queen cage that is offered by...

    hi everyone. Is the queen cage that is offered by mann lake the same as the one that dcross is showing a link to? If so, kool they are only 16 cents a peice. I need to get some kind of control...
  20. Thread: bee-vax

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    I have several beetles in a jar. If anybody wants...

    I have several beetles in a jar. If anybody wants one i will mail it to them. lol
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    I havent got a picture of one of them beetles....

    I havent got a picture of one of them beetles. But, I might find one while cleaning my wax. So, lets hope that i find one to take a picture of. I found my queen yesterday. I was very proud to see...
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    I have pictures but dont know who to send them to...

    I have pictures but dont know who to send them to unless i send them to you Michael. Then, you could use them to show on the website if you would like. I would like to share them with everyone, but I...
  23. Thread: bee-vax

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    The beetles were small black ones. They were...

    The beetles were small black ones. They were running around on the comb when i pulled one out. I didnt notice but about 10 or so. Is this bad? Do I need a medicine to wipe em out or what should I do?...
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    Well the deed is done. I have successfully robbed...

    Well the deed is done. I have successfully robbed a natural hive. The bee vac did a wonderful job on getting them out of the tree. I have a bunch of pictures to show, but dont know who to send them...
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    How do I get my pictures on here to show everyone...

    How do I get my pictures on here to show everyone watt i am doing. Can i use a regular kitchen strainer to strain the honey? Or is pantyhose acceptable?
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