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  1. Thread: need help?

    by JW Fletcher
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    Re: need help?

    Try 1 glass sugar to 1 glass water or for wintering stores 2 glasses sugar to 1 glass water.For drawing out comb 1:1 and for winter stores 2:1 The 2:1 is thicker syrup and the bees will not have to...
  2. Thread: good day

    by JW Fletcher
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    Re: good day

    Welcome to Beesource Romel! lots of good knowledge and info here!
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    Re: Bee Tree cutout/removal

    I would add a roof and maybe a feeder(jar type like on an inner cover?) Great Pics!
  4. Re: Have you been turned off by a Beekeeping instructor?

    Don't let it get to you! next time check the little rascal for a brand. if she aint branded and she is on your range then she is a freeranging bee and you can feed her if you want to! Every Feral...
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    Re: What is raw honey?

    Remember that the internal temp of the hive is in the 90's
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    Re: Best Way to Cut Bees From Log?

    I have used an old white bed sheet placed on the ground and then place your hivebody on the sheet before you start your cut out the bees seem to find the hive body easier.
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    Re: Considering Cotton

    I did real good my first year. put my hive on a friends cotton farm and filled the super fast. honey was nearly white and very good. the next year his neighbor sprayed and i lost my bees, haven't...
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    Re: Moving a hive

    Hi Devil dog, I just moved a trapout Monday. Got there at about 9:30 PM and rolled up two shop rags and closed the entrance ,picked up the hive and put it in the back of my 94 Geo tracker and drove...
  9. Re: Hive scent made into a cologne/perfume

    Go for it!! If it does not attract Bees ,the ladies will love it. If it attracts bees ,the beekeepers will buy it! A win -win situation any way you go!
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    Re: Felling a bee tree... which direction?

    There i s a lot more to throwing a tree than just cutting away . you need to take in whether its leaning, where the weight(limbs) are and such. If you are inexperienced don't be shy get some help....
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