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    Re: Possible bear in uncommon bear area

    bird shot could kill at close range 10 -15 ft. and wound further out
  2. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    my goldenrod started almost a month ago and we got more than i've ever seen around here this season. i have yet to see more than a few bees working on it and i check it daily but they are gettin...
  3. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    original poster offered no info on their particular situation how many hives, how strong, were they just started this year ect.
  4. Thread: Wintering Nucs

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    Re: Wintering Nucs

    QUOTE=Pathfinder;1162961]SO you were able to make 3 colonies for each of your brood factories? That's not bad at all. Did the double queen hive help quite a bit with the foundation?[/QUOTE]
    last...
  5. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    depends
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    Re: South African hives

    people over here do not tolerate mean bees don't you have access to european bees?
  7. Re: They're flying all over my yard., what are they doing?

    some times a swarm will return to the hive. i had one that did that this year13494 i immediatly found the old queen and made 3 nucs out of the one that swarmed. check for queen cells
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    Re: NPR radio story

    the crops that require pollination will be the deciding factor when and if those crops start suffering from lack of pollinators and if the yields start to suffer then that segment of agriculture will...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    oh ok what ever you say
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    here is another one for you peter.
    Long a nuisance to landowners in the South, an estimated four million feral hogs have spread to 37 states in the last few years, according to the federal...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    [QUOTE=peterloringborst;1158905] Some actual numbers might be nice, instead of "I've seen."

    U.S. Wild Horses: Too Many Survivors on Too Little Land?


    By Janet Ginsburg
    for National Geographic...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    zoo animals are wild animals
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    and hogs. turkeys depends on the variety heritage breeds would have a good chance even wild turkeys have a high mortality rate especialy if there are high populations of predators around. and what...
  14. Re: I see pollen, does that mean nectar is flowing too?

    first of the goldenrod started blooming about 2 weeks ago i check it everyday haven't seen barely any bees working it. tons of yellow pollen coming in. did some work on a couple of hives the other...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    In the Convention on Biological Diversity, a domesticated species is defined as a "species in which the evolutionary process has been influenced by humans to meet their needs."[3] Therefore, a...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    so how many generations would it take to turn domestic bees into feral bees and what good would it do? according to the experts any good traits that a line of feral bees would be develope would be...
  17. Thread: Nitril gloves

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    Re: Nitril gloves

    i use nitril i believe bees hate hair and the nitril is a smooth unnatural surface its hard for them to hold on to plus they are disposible so they dont get a build up of stinger juice on them. i dip...
  18. Re: Will bees beard heavily around an entrance to prevent robbing?

    but do they look similar latly after doing inspections and there are robbers around it seems like the hives i checked put out defensive bearding and they are real aggitated but they calm down after...
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    Re: Signal deep nucs in the north do you do this?

    north east tenn. about 15 miles south of the kentucky line made about 15 five frame single nucs out of 3 nucs last year. no honey fed syrup till mid oct. and then put a 5 pound bag of dry sugar on...
  20. Re: Long range forcast for another nasty cold winter in central-southeast states, rat

    they don't even get it right 5 days in advance most of the time
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    Re: Fall Flow Is Starting

    although goldenrod has started here my bees are working a vine called Sweet Autumn Clematis it's growing in the hedgerows....
  22. Re: Can I use Modern Pressure treated DADO splinters in my smoker?

    i have in the past seen numerous warnings do not burn pressure treated wood. i assume because it gives off poisonous smoke
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    Re: Summer Splits in Tennessee

    it seems like this year is the never ending honey flow sour wood is still going so is clover and winged sumac has just started and yesterday i noticed a tall variety of golden rod starting to open...
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    Re: productive hide in to nucs

    he's only talkin about splitin one hive. it all depends on on what he is willing to do i did it just to see if i could. it was a lot of work many times i questioned myself and weather i was going to...
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    Re: productive hide in to nucs

    it's not to late. last year i started beekeeping again after about a 15 year gap in my beekeeping adventures. i bought 3 nucs end of april begining of may. i let them build through 2nd week of...
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