Search:

Type: Posts; User: panthercreekbees

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,122

    Re: bees in tree

    Thanks for the replies I will se if I can trap them as they are close to home.

    Sorry that it was so much trouble for you to look at this thread janvanhamont but it did not help us new guys with...
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,122

    bees in tree

    I had a person at Church tell me if I wanted more bees He had them in a tree and I was more than welcome to get them away from His house. The problem is I asked if He was interested in taking down...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    732

    Re: straining honey

    The Concordia Creamery along with the Creamery from Emma and Alma have been gone for years. The buildings have even been torn down and removed.
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    732

    Re: straining honey

    Thanks it is already extracted, great fun to see the honey flow out of the gate on the extracter. I will check out the strainers.
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    732

    straining honey

    I need to strain several gallons of new honey, I was wandering the best method for this amount. I have used the two quart jars together before but this is a larger amount and there will be more to...
  6. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,193

    Re: Bee's in the Attic in San Diego

    I believe you have answered your own question. I would take a look at how much it costs to travel home and back, I believe you could increase the amount of hives by more than a couple with the...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    613

    Re: Queen cell?

    Thanks

    It has been about 2 weeks prior that we were in Johns hive. So I have not a clue as to when it will emerge. I will have to take a look this weekend and then it will be a week as I will...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    613

    yes I know the camera took one picture last night...

    yes I know the camera took one picture last night and then went dead.

    sorry

    Nest question as I dont know how long it was capped how long will it take to come out? start laying?

    to describe...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    613

    Queen cell?

    Is this a queen cell? Found two capped on lower third of frames. I cut this one out to put in a queenless hive for my 4h kid. I just hope I am right that this is a queen or supercedure cell. It...
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    505

    suggestions for queenless hive

    My 4H kid in beekeeping started her hive this wpring with a package. They started pulling foundation and had syrup on them all the time. She called me yesterday as to why her bees left. We looked...
  11. sisal twine

    I use old baler twine , if you bale with small square or have a ball of sisal twine that is chewed on by mice or tangled it works well and gives it a second value as fuel. Also a beekeeper showed...
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,244

    We put the packages in like we saw at the...

    We put the packages in like we saw at the beginner beekeeping class in Kansas. Placed an empty med on bottom, placed the queen cage in a deep of frames with foundation, and let the bees go to the...
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,244

    2 queens in package ?

    My 4H beekeeping class received their packages Saturday Eve. Installed
    them on Sunday. We checked them yesterday , out of the three packages one was pulling comb queen out and in the right place,...
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,032

    Thanks I will have to get busy and get my solar...

    Thanks I will have to get busy and get my solar melter made.
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,032

    old dark comb

    What can be done with the old dark comb when replacing fondation?

    A friend of mine said I should melt it like the lighter colored wax.

    Wont it be dark if you melt it?
  16. Replies
    7
    Views
    780

    The pollen is a light yellow color. THere are a ...

    The pollen is a light yellow color. THere are a lot of bees coming in with nothing or so it appears. I think I will try to just let them be and see what happens . Thanks for the responses.
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    780

    So do I need to feed possibly, They still have...

    So do I need to feed possibly, They still have small stores of honey.
    Will they build up on that honey like they would on the sugar water?
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    780

    pollen, what about nectar

    Bees are bringing in pollen, would there be nectar also?
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,038

    sells itself

    I dont know what kind of volume that 500 to 700 is, I have been told you should get 50-100 lbs per hive after established. My first hive only did about a half gallon extra that I pulled off the...
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,829

    Thanks I was hoping I was either close to pollen...

    Thanks I was hoping I was either close to pollen or not having to feed patties at this time. I dont believe the girls are bringing it in here yet ,temps are not warm everyday and when they are I am...
  21. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,829

    pollen patties or not

    Started winter with 7 and now have 6 hives. The dead out hive still had honey in some frames which gives me great food for the other hives. Question should I still feed pollen patties to get builid...
  22. Not to push this subject farther than it already...

    Not to push this subject farther than it already has gone, but I am amazed that no one has breached the subject in #23 of hybrid, and God made everything in its own image.

    I believe that blossom...
  23. Thread: icing

    by panthercreekbees
    Replies
    8
    Views
    907

    thanks

    Thanks guys I believe that I will pass on feeding icing.
  24. Thread: icing

    by panthercreekbees
    Replies
    8
    Views
    907

    icing

    This is a crazy idea, but could you use buttercream icing to feed? It is made up of sugar and butter, don't you use vegetable shortening in patties and feed sugar. Reason for asking is cake...
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,620

    The styrofoam and pipe cleaner idea is great, I...

    The styrofoam and pipe cleaner idea is great, I have a presentation this Sat. to a home school group. Can you give me an idea as how you put the bee together.
Results 1 to 25 of 34
Page 1 of 2 1 2