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  1. Thread: NW beginner

    by BGhoney
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    Re: NW beginner

    Welcome from south of you
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    Re: Exploring Beekeeping- Las Vegas, NV

    Welcome , Lots of good info on here,.
  3. Re: Beekeeper from 100 Mile House, British Columbia, CANADA

    Welcome, Are there any bee clubs in your area. ?
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    Re: Slatted bottom rack question....

    My understanding was in cold weather areas, run them opposite of the frames to reduce air flow some. I have made some both ways, running them with the frames may let more debrie fall out if they are...
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    Re: Taking care of my winter boredom

    Nice rack, I keep several hundred frames hanging among my ceiling studs.
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    Re: How many medium's to start with

    I'm just going to add closed cell foam in frame position 1 and 10 in a few years. That way i can keep my 10 frame, boxes, tops, and bottom boards
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    Re: How cold is too cold?

    It dosn't get real cold here, I've had the best luck with a empty super on top of my deeps, sugar blocks on top of the frames and several layers of burlap over the frames. I have 1 hole drilled in...
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    Re: Hello from Vancouver Wa

    Welcome, Its a great area to keep bees
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    Re: Lets talk about Long Lang Hives

    I built a few years back, they did fine and wintered well. I made them the 3 supers long and made 3 inner covers the same size. then I could put supers straight up from any of the 3 positions. so...
  10. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    I plan on just sticking in 1 inch closed cell foam on each side of my deeps when I cant lift them anymore, that will make them 8 frame deeps with the same lids and inner covers. I almost went with...
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    Re: Increasing small cell hives

    I have read that a large cell bee , raised in a 5.4 cell, if given the chance to draw out new comb will make about 5.1 sized cell. then those smaller bees would make about 4.9 sized cells if given...
  12. Thread: Bee Trailer

    by BGhoney
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    Re: Bee Trailer

    I had a much smaller single axle trailer, I just put it on blocks and removed the tires.
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    Re: Hello from Valdosta Georgia

    Welcome to Beesource
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    Re: Hi from New Zealand

    Welcome to bee source.
  15. Re: I got so excited when I found this site I dove right in.

    Welcome, Joining a club is a great way to cut down on mistakes.
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    Re: New Guy from the Pacific Northwest

    Welcome, Just a little North of you. Good luck with whatever hive you choose
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    Re: Hello from Athens Greece

    Welcome
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    Re: New bee from Sandy, OR

    I requeen in august , if they don't take I have time to try once more, if they don't take in sept, your hive just dies, or you combine. Very few drones out this late in the year. Dosn't mean it wont...
  19. Thread: New Beekeeper

    by BGhoney
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    Re: New Beekeeper

    Welcome, #1 try not to kill your bees !! I've made every mistake and keep making them. but we got a mentor program started in our club so hopefully newbs can skip a couple of them. Find a local...
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    Re: New Participant

    Welcome, What are your bigger nector producing plants around there. ?
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    Re: New bee from Sandy, OR

    Welcome , Just a touch north of you, there are a few bee clubs in your area.
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    Re: New Canadian bee keeper

    Welcome, congrates on the quick start
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    Re: I'm really new. How new....

    Welcome, Read Read. Enjoy
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    Re: Hello from Romania

    Welcome, I have 1 acre of phacilia
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    Re: Temporary "Greenhouse" type shelter

    You want protection from wind and rain, but the temp has to stay cool so the bees stay mostly clustered, If they warm up they will eat, need to defecate and fly
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