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  1. Re: will laying worker hive make queen cell if given worker eggs?

    Try a 6 day old queen cell. 6 days from graft.
  2. Re: The billion little things that make a beekeeper's life easier

    When you think you are finished with a hive, step back and look closely at it. Is everything in order.
    Important to do every time. We often forget things.
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    Re: bulk sugar or corn syurp

    i think Walter Kelleys has liquid feed. Clarkson, KY.
  4. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    Lauri, Are you leaning more towards breaking production colonies down post flow and feeding the smaller colonies to winter or maintaining and feeding the large colonies post flow.
  5. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    Couldn't tell you about wing paralysis. Temperature outside at 2 pm today was 33 and bees were flying w out falling out of the sky.
    In reponse to Maine, I merely stated that if they were starving id...
  6. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    I dont know about there but pollen is coming in strong here. Bees were flying rather strong today at 33 degrees. They are plowing through the carbs in our hives. We are feeding with gallon paint...
  7. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    A sucrose/fructose blend
  8. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    we have been feeding bees that needed it syrup since first week of February
  9. Re: Just when i thought my bees had made it through the winter..... UGH

    if the bees are starving i disagree that it is too cold for syrup. Make a fructose/sucrose blend and get a bucket on em.
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    Re: 37 and bees are flying!

    Maples might be producing nectar. Sounds like good bees for your area.
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    Re: What sliding compound miter saw should I buy?

    Milwaukee makes a good one. IMO everything they make is top quality.
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    Re: Better Genetics

    Why not make your chosen survivor a drone breeder and graft from another. If by chance your virgins mate with several drones from your breeder, then you have deepened the gene pool.
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    Re: CNN Inside Man: Bees 3/5/15

    It is supposed to replay at midnight.?
  14. Thread: Beemax Nucs

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    Re: Beemax Nucs

    Check out Modern Beekeeping. I like the ones I have from Betterbee but the ones Modern has are more versatile IMO. Little more expensive but very nice. And dividable! With bee space.
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    Re: When to give the boot

    Amen!
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    Re: Plastic Deeps from Dadant

    i am interested in deep supers. i sent you a p.m.
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    Re: Eco Wood Treatment: Who Has Experience?

    Anyone have experience with solid color stain on pine boxes?
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    Re: Deadout Diagnosis - With Pics

    I suggest you will be money ahead by canceling the package order and laying down a deposit for a local nuc with a local queen. Support a local beekeeper. Don't just go for any nuc, ask questions, ask...
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    Re: Hello! Ask This Old House brought me here!

    Check out Wicwas Press. Many great books there. "Honeybee Biology, and Beekeeping" by Dewey Caron and Larry Conner is great. Textbook stuff but very "new user" friendly.

    Subscribe to one or both...
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    Re: Easy Money!! Easy Money!!

    I lived in Philomath 10 years and don't remember a single day of 95 degrees or any humidity in Summer. Now that 40 degree humidity I remember well.
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    Re: Empty Gallon Lined Paint Cans

    I get new 1 gallon plastic paint pails w metal lids and optional metal handle for 2.25 ea at my local porter paints. Michael Palmer suggested top feeding 4 gallons at a time w paint cans when...
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    Re: Honey warming box air temperature

    I like to use my utility wash sink filled with water and a five gallon bucket water heater purchased from Tractor Supply.
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    Re: what to plant for bees

    New book at Wicwas Press. Garden Plants for Honeybees. Author Peter Lindtner. AWESOME.
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    Re: Move the hives to the bean fields?

    Farmer sprayed Warrior on the beans near me the second week of July. He told me he was spraying a fungicide and the company doing the spraying suggested adding Warrior for 40 or 50 cents more an...
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    Re: Hopguard II and Hive Kills

    I did not have good results with HG. Used it 3 times as recommended on a strong colony that produced over 100 pounds of honey with low mite levels (3 to 5 on a 24 hour drop, 1 or 0 in a powder sugar...
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