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  1. Heard of Dropbox or the Cloud? Check out SugarSync!

    SugarSync is similar to Dropbox but a bit more feature rich, gives you more space free than drop box, or if you pay for extra space it will save you money! Not sure what either do? They back your...
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    Borrow and Extractor in Charlotte Area?

    Hey all!!

    I have pulled about 100 pounds of honey from one of my hives and was wondering if anyone in the Charlotte area has an extractor I can borrow for the weekend? I will clean it up nice for...
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    Re: Overwintered Nucs - Split questions

    @tct1w - Reading away! Thanks for the link

    @CentralPAguy - Yes. Trying to see if it is possible to get splits from them. I figure with the location they will be in, if the weather plays nice at...
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    Re: Overwintered Nucs - Split questions

    Sorry if I wasnt clear, was typing on my blackberry ;)

    I have 15 nucs coming in, they are overwintered and treatment free. My thought is to grow them to 10 or 15 frames (2 or 3 nuc bodies deep)...
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    Overwintered Nucs - Split questions

    Hey all! First, this site rocks! I have learned so much, thank you!!

    I had a couple of hives last year and really enjoy beekeeping! So much I wanted to grow by about 5 hives. Well I had such a...
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    Building up resistance to stings?

    Hello all!

    I have heard that with enough stings your body stops reacting to stings in the same way (less or no swelling).

    I also read that getting 10 to 12 stings a year is not enough to help...
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    Monroe NC - Class this Sat

    I just found out there is a class being offered thru the Union County Beekeeper Association THIS Saturday form 9 to 4 I believe.

    I do not know who is offering the class or who is teaching/cost...
  8. Thread: Honey medicine

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    Re: Honey medicine

    I have been using honey just since I have been beekeeping and I just really had enough of the stuff to really rely on having it around.

    In my family so far it has helped with Conjunctivitis,...
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    Requeen? and Heave Bearding

    Hello all!

    I have a hive that i started from a nuk. It has done very well this year!! They are russian and the queen was new this year (so says the person who sold me the nuk). Should I requeen...
  10. First hives, capping honey! Queen questions and next year...

    Hello all!

    I was wondering if I could give you some info and ask a couple questions.

    Thanks everyone for all the great info flying thru this group!

    I started two hives from nuks in the...
  11. Swarmed :( Caught!! :) More queen cells... questions???

    So i bought 2 nucs this year. One was stronger than the other and it swarmed a couple days ago (about a basketball size).

    I caught those and put them into a borrowed nuc. I just checked the...
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    Another brood box or supers?

    Hey all!

    I am a new beek and really enjoying myself! I am in the Charlotte area of NC and bought 2 nucs. I have them in 10 frame deeps currently.

    I have had the bees (russian I am told) for 3...
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    Ahh, just figured picasa out, it has a drop down...

    Ahh, just figured picasa out, it has a drop down to pic the size of the embedded pic.
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    Should I raise my outer lit a bit to increase...

    Should I raise my outer lit a bit to increase ventilation if they are bearding? I do have a screen bottom, and it is definitely going to get warmer here!
  15. Thread: Swap a frame

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    Swap a frame

    I read on one of the posts in here that if I have two new from nuc hives and one is stronger that it might be a good idea to swap a frame of caped brood from the strong hive and place it in the...
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    ahh, that is because i was linking to it using...

    ahh, that is because i was linking to it using the wrong link. Doh!

    I edited the links in....
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    Hanging out at the entrance?

    Hello all!

    I have my first two hives. They both started off as nucs and one was stronger than the other.

    My biggest fear right now is that I might miss something obvious. Here is a picture at...
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    Hello in NC! I am in Union County NC and also...

    Hello in NC! I am in Union County NC and also brand new to Beekeeping.
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