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  1. Thread: Small bees

    by Connie1
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    Re: Small bees

    Some of my bees look very tiney; I'm just west of Buffalo. And the drones looked extremely large!?
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    Re: No honey yet...should I be worried?

    I did not get enough honey for extraction my first year. I left it on the hive for winter feed.
  3. Re: How much honey to leave after Spring harvest?

    Also, is anyone in the Northeast USA still feeding pollen patties?
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    Re: Super- to add another or not??!!

    I have 2 brood boxes with much capped brood. I place a super on top with left over honey from winter (for spring feeding). It is still cool here, we do have a lot of trees and shrubs in bloom. I was...
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    Re: Best suit for extra small female?

    betterbee ultra bee suit with straw hat and veil; i wear playtex gloves. they fit snug but may be a little hot for you in your climate. I am 5 ft tall/ 110lb. my suit is an extra small size, fits me...
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    Re: My first days with the Bees

    I put a super with left over honey from winter on ea beehive. It is still cool here in WNY 40-60 degrees with 35 degree nites. When I tried to remove the supers, the bees are all 'up in it'. Should I...
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    Re: New beekeeper looking for comments...

    they look beautiful to me!
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    Re: bee sting after care home remedies

    by the 3rd day my sting site is very swollen and itchy. for the 1st time I used aloe vera gel and it worked great! Better than Benadryl or the baking soda paste I had been using.
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    Re: My first experience with bee aggresstion

    Yes, I did! I smoked a little then a lot! Then I smoked myself as I was retreating. I think a sting in the face is the worst, now I'm all 'lopsided'! Are Queen larvae much larger than the others?
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    Re: what larva is it?

    Are queen larvae larger that the others?
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    Re: My first experience with bee aggresstion

    I just got stung on my face the other day. One of my 'girls' got in thru a tiny hole in my hat, got into my veil and got me right on the cheek. That's what I get for going too deeply in to check the...
  12. Thread: Strange cell

    by Connie1
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    Re: Strange cell

    When inspecting my lowest brood chamber, I noted a few very large larvae? Would these be queen larvae? Apparently they were in queen cells until I destroyed the cells?! And why would there be a...
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    Re: Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

    coreopsis maybe?
  14. Re: When to remove do Spring removal of extra fall honey

    I have 2 brood chambers on my hive. The top brood box is full of capped honey?! I see no eggs or larvae. Is my hive in trouble? Should I stop giving them pollen patties? Or, should I extract that...
  15. Re: Backyard Beekeeper that develops bad neighbor relation issues ... to the extremes

    I keep my hives hidden in my woods behind garage and do not openly announce to anyone that I keep bees. The less they know the better. Some people have no life and are so nosey.
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    Re: Remove Over Wintered Super?

    I am having the same dilemma. I have one super on ea of my hives because of some left over capped honey. I am currently feeding pollen patties as well. When I tried to remove the supers one 60 degree...
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    Re: The Miracle of Going Foundationless!

    How would you start transitioning to foundationless when you currently have all plastic foundation in the hive right now?
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    Re: Pea flour or peasemeal

    does anyone have a recipe for bee patties made from left over honey? And any ideas on what to do with the residue strained out of the left over honey? Thanks.
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    Re: Veil only...no suit. Thoughts?

    I tried wearing only a veil and found it was a big mistake! I then invested in a good beesuit with hat and veil. And always gloves; tight fitting playtex rubber gloves fit snug enough for plenty of...
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    Re: Emergency feeding with honey

    Do you or anyone you know have a 'recipe' for homemade pollen patties using local honey? Appreciate your response, thanks.
  21. Re: Do you smoke your bees during the winter.....

    My current bloom here in Angola on the lake (WNY) icicles.
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    Re: Cold Blast in the South

    I'm just outside of Buffalo. checked my hives today (54 degrees today) A few bees coming and going. But when I checked beneath the inner cover I saw no one? The top super frames appeared empty. I...
  23. Re: First time on this site, greetings to everyone!

    Greetings, welcome!
  24. Re: Anyone know what orange fluorescent they're bringing in now? In northeast

    Possibly hardy Mums; everyone here has them!
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    Re: your forum is feeling unfriendly

    I am a brand newbie and I have had nothing but positive responses to my inquiries. Sorry you feel that way. Good luck.
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