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    thanks

    thanks for all the info. I can't seem to find the nest, I wish I could but we live way way out in the woods,so I will be putting out traps. I like the soda bottle it looks easy enough to do and we...
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    me too!!!

    I have the same hornet, they are usually out in the woods deep but will come around if people live out. This year we have nest near our hives but they have not attempted to bother the bees. Their...
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    yellow jackets everywhere good or bad???

    lately I have noticed an increasing number of yellow jackets around my hives. Most hives has about 15-30 flying around the ground in front of the hives. I know they are protein eaters, but should I...
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    fogger

    Hey Tom,
    I got mine at home depot. They are black and decker, those are about the only ones you can get now. It is the same as burgess last year as they combined. We have been doing the fogging...
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    additional information

    When I was cleaning the hive out, the inside felt moist and damp. When I took the top super off there was green mold growing inbetween the supers. Not much just an area about 1 inch. now earlier...
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    using wax/frames after poss nosema

    Hi all,

    today i finally got to clean 2 hives that i lost. One just plain starved the other i think might have had nosema. The hive was my stongest one this past summer with a total of 8 supers...
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    copy of protcol

    Dr. R,
    Could I please get a copy of the protcol. jenrn1227@aol.com
    Thank you so much
  8. Thread: Label Advise

    by jeannie
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    williamandlea.com

    I have been working with william and lea a companythat designs labels. they are very helpful and the price is very afforable. I too have a certain look in mind and they are very willing to work...
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    I think it's a type on hornet. I'm seen them...

    I think it's a type on hornet. I'm seen them around here alot lately.
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    I use fog with mineral oil. It has worked well...

    I use fog with mineral oil. It has worked well for us this summer and for several other beekeeps that I know. I'm not going to feed until much later and I'm leavving my supers on with both capped...
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    thanks

    thanks, I hadn't thought about putting her in the nuc and letting the cell hatch. I really didn't look at all the frames, this cell caught me by suprise. (didn't expect to see one) just really spot...
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    Queen cell keep or not????

    I checked the hives today and in one I found a queen cell supercendance. the hive appears to be doing "ok" several frames not drawn out fully but the super had about the same thing, all but several...
  13. book review

    I got mine several weeks ago and have read about 90%. So far I'm not that impressed. Alot about his thoughts on the world and history and some on organics. these sections are vauge and lack...
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    queen rearing classes by Fatmanbee's

    Just had to let everyone know how wonderful the classes by Don were. My husband and I went the last weekend in June and we're the only ones so...special treatment. Don showed us the process from...
  15. Thread: New Label

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    amy's address

    Does anyone have contact info for Amy's Labels? I can't seem to find it and I need help with labels. Thanks
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    cypress treatment

    I have 5 cypress hives I bought earlier this year. I chose not to paint but to seal the wood. I used Cabots Timber oil. It has worked very well and makes the hive look good too...natural wood...
  17. Thread: garden pests

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    bee friendly garden supplies

    Yes, there is a bee friendly product called surround that works on garden pest. I have used it for 2 years and it works well. You can order it from Gardensalive.com. The spray forms a powder on...
  18. Thread: Tanging

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    tried it once......

    I too havd ben told of how to make a swarm land lower by "tanging", so I tried it and what did it get me.....chased and stung!!!!!!! I will never, never try that again. It was not a pretty picture...
  19. Thread: scrubing?????

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    That the bfest news I heard. I like the sound of...

    That the bfest news I heard. I like the sound of a contented queenright hive. Yeah!!!!!!

    Thanks for the info
  20. Thread: scrubing?????

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    scrubing?????

    Another newbie question....can anyone explain "scrubing". Today one hive of the girls were on the front going back and forth, back and forth not moving more than an 1/8 of an inch. I was told by an...
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    Cool!!!! The things we get to enjoy and share!!

    Cool!!!! The things we get to enjoy and share!!
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    first time fogging

    Tonight was my first time fogging the girls and well it was fun!! They didn't seem to mind too bad. I went to Fatbeeman's classes several weeks ago and learned the technique. All went well. I did...
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    While I'm still very much a newbie, I have been...

    While I'm still very much a newbie, I have been told to put the empty super next to the brood chamber. I use a queen excluder on a single deep. At this time I have 4 supers on the hive, 3 with...
  24. Thread: fogging

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    not fogging then what

    Michael

    if you're not fogging what are you doing for varrora now, just interested.
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    where to buy fgmo and oils

    where does most everyone buy there mineral oil and thyme oil and others? This will be my first time fogging and advice would be great. thanks
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