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  1. Re: Kind of a funny story that ended well!

    My mistake, it's Sarasota:

    http://sarasotahoney.com/education-blog/1st-annual-honey-bee-festival/

    Yep, been there about the aggressive hives. This won't work for you, but what I've done is...
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    Re: treatment free member listing

    My family and I camped last October at Mountain View. I have a jar of Ozark Honey Bee Barf to prove it! I love your area and your town...the music and the beauty. There was a young 10 yr old gal down...
  3. Re: Kind of a funny story that ended well!

    Hey Maeve, I'm a few hours south of you, also on gulf coast side and inland about 20 miles or so. I have seen orientation flights exactly as you have described. Generally they are not in a frenzy,...
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    Re: single frame for event question

    I love the weight of my little one framer--that is one of the main reasons I was attracted to it. I figured that in either case, my one framer or an Ulster, I have to go into the nuk or a hive to get...
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    Re: single frame for event question

    I put the nuc in the garage with queen still in catcher. I think what I'm going to do is keep the nuc at 2 frames and 3 division frames to keep it tight. I need a hive where I can quickly find the...
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    single frame for event question

    I asked a similar question last year.
    This Saturday morning I'm doing a 4H event and bringing a Kelley single deep frame observation hive. I just now got from the donor hive 2 frames, and the queen...
  7. Re: Winter brood, weather has been way too warm

    Orange trees are blooming here, not sure how strong a bloom but it's way too early, like 5-6 weeks early. I saw a bunch of love bugs too, they shouldn't be around until March. Next week we have...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    I went to 2 of my yards today and into 29 hives. I don't go beyond the top box unless that one looks sparse, then I go deeper. I also have one small yard with 5 hives that I didn't have time to stop...
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    Re: Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas everyone! I love that card Mr. Beeman.

    I'm heading out to my yards soon to see how the gals are doing. Very warm here, in the 80's already today. We have a ground cover this time...
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    Re: Cleaning Uncapping Hot Knife

    Someone gave me an older, used hot knife that I tried this fall. No thermostat control, and maybe I wasn't doing it right but I also thought more cumbersome than my cold knife. I stopped using it...
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    Re: Dead out? Florida beekeeper

    A few years ago I went to my yard to find bull ants taking out a nuc. I watched them grabbing bees and the inside was loaded with them and dead bees. It was not the last time that would happen. I...
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    Re: Advice favorites on Beesource

    Anyone else? I posted the question because I can't get to the forum every day, and I always fear missing something good. Help me out here! :popcorn:

    Found Laura's Labels; although she is not doing...
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    Re: Honey and Cheese

    Cheryl1, thank you for asking, this is great! So timely! I see a cheese tray with my cute honey jar with dipper in the middle. I like the comb in the middle idea also. What a beautiful tray that will...
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    Advice favorites on Beesource

    I'd like to hear your favs, here are a few of mine. A few of many:

    Saran wrap on the surface of honey in fresh extraction to peel off the crumbs that float up after honey settles. I also like to...
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    Re: craigslist bees for sale

    It's a bee belly.
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    Re: crack in a honey pail

    Ok, new pail it is. I read the article on plastic welding and that is not for me. So far I've bought pails with pre-drilled holes for the honey gate but I need the pail now as I'm still extracting...
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    craigslist bees for sale

    This is so cool:

    https://miami.craigslist.org/brw/grd/5337446290.html
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    crack in a honey pail

    I have a honey pail that has a crack right by the honey gate, on the outside only so far. I probably put the gate on too tight back whenever I bought it. It was full of honey when I noticed it and...
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    Re: a sting is a sting, right?

    What I meant is that I pull the bee off right away, I leave the stinger for at least 15 min but now I will leave it til it falls off. Sometimes the lack of pain has me wonder if the venom sack came...
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    a sting is a sting, right?

    I use reverse tweezers to apply bee for the sting, and as soon as I feel the stinger I pull it off. I'm doing the back of my neck at this time due to pain that I'm not sure what is from (am getting...
  21. Re: Can you trick a queen in an OBH hive to lay lots of brood during the winter?

    That is very cool!
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    Re: question for florida folks

    Whenever possible, I don't do cut outs during dearth as I've had the heartbreaking experience of the robbing frenzy it can cause to the hive being cut out. If there's honey in there, which it sounds...
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    in the news

    Sorry if this has been posted already:

    http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/10/28/bee-expert
  24. Re: Strain of B.T. toxic to Varroa isolated

    Is this the same BT that is used for preventing wax moths?
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    Re: ANYTHING I do makes my bees go crazy

    Acebird, I am so sorry to hear about your dog. I had to do it one time with my lab I'd had since she was 6 weeks til 13 1/2 yrs. Took quite awhile to get over it. Hope you are doing ok.

    To...
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