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    Re: Pics from 4th inspection

    I would suggest getting anew queen and some decent equipment. I would also get some frames that have proper drawn out comb. Send me a pm and I'll see what I have.
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    Re: Lavender Honey

    Thank you, this is what i needed. Thanks to all
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    Lavender Honey

    Hey Beeks

    I was wondering on how to make pure lavender honey. There are about three major lavender farms in my area (not in Novato CA anymore) that cover at least 3-4 acres of many different...
  4. Re: Are buckfast bees good for beginners or not.

    Hi Trevor
    Im19 and i started out with buckfast bees.i had some good experince with them. I did have little problem with them swarming onme even when they had tons of room to expand. They also were...
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    Re: Question about pollen traps

    Pollen traps can affect the hive if only you leave it on for a week. I like to leave mine for 3 days and then let the bees have the rest of the week to build up what they lost. I also like to give my...
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    Shaking Packages

    Hi Beeks

    Just wondering where i could get and buy the triangular shape funnel that beekeepers use to direct bees into a package. I want to start selling bees since my hives are booming now.
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    Re: Plans for a 3 frame nuc

    Im using the standard deep frame which in 91/8. I plan on using an out side feeder.
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    Plans for a 3 frame nuc

    Hello
    Does anyone have a good plan for a 3 three frame nuc. I tried researching on internet but with no success. I want to make some for my queen rearing season. I have found out that 3 frame works...
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    Re: Queen cells to attract swarms?

    Swarms will not move into a nuc or box that has bees and laying queen. Dont get me wrong, i have seen big swarms even small take over a hive that has bees. The queens usaully decide who will be...
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    4 Way Pallets

    Any one know a good way to make a four way bee pallet to hold 4 ten frame boxes.? Also which clip is better the U or W? Moving to Oreagon in a couple weeks with a bustling carni nuc and six empty...
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    Re: Supercedure cells in very strong hive

    I believe that the cells you are explaining are swarm cells. Like the people above said,since the hive is growing and is running out of room, they are planning on repopulated the woods. I have only...
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    Re: Caged Queen

    I have great succes in introducing virgin in mating nucs without a cage. The bees just take her in like any other bees. I have found that smoking and spraying them will honey b healthy has helped,...
  13. Thread: What!

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    Re: What!

    That is where i was going. It prepetuates peoples fear and ignorance
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    What!

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/video/watch/car-accident-unleashes-1-million-strong-bee-nightmare-on-unsuspecting-motorists/vp-AA9QaSL

    What in world are they trying tyo say about bees. Look for the slide...
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    Re: Queen Laying

    A queen that is mated is very different figure than the other bees. The queen is the largest in the colony with a big abdomen that is pointy at the end so she can put her bee-hind down into the cell...
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    Queen Laying

    Hi All

    I had swarm move into my nuc box that had about 3 frames of capped and uncapped honey with two frames empty. All the frames have plenty of room for the queen to start laying. It has been...
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    Re: Cutting out queen cells?

    If you have ten in one hive, as i said before i like to leave 2 cells for the mother hive and splits. So in this case you can make 4 splits with one hive. Remember too, that in order to make a split...
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    Re: Cutting out queen cells?

    I tried that once with 20 QC inside a hive, only one hatched. I still have her today. I would just leave the queen cell in natural position and make a least two splits. How many queen cells do you...
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    Re: Cutting out queen cells?

    Depending on how many queen cells you have make as many splits that myoumcan risk. I trgy to give each of my splits and my hive two queens. I now just raise my queens using the mann lake queen...
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    Re: Cost of shipping queens

    http://www.tealightboxes.com/Queen_Bee_Shipping_Box_p/qbsb.htm

    I have used theses boxes for a couple of orders of queens. Have has great success with them only two queens were found dead upon...
  21. How Long for Drones to Sexually Mature

    Hi All

    On Feb 19th of2015, my nuc lost it queen. I went in today to see if I could spot any queen cells, due to the fact that before the old queen died, she had filled three frames full of capped...
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    Need a Queen Bee ASAP

    Hi All
    I just lost both of my queens. One that mated and laying a great pattern. My other being a virgin (kinda early in this neck of the woods) who was doing her mating flight. My virgin, I guess...
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    Re: Taking Old Queens

    I have already been emailed by someone. Thanks very much to all
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    Re: Taking Old Queens

    Very true
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    Re: How much to charge for drone brood?

    I dont. I'm a vegetarian.
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