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    So I made a mistake, I went back to the hive...

    So I made a mistake, I went back to the hive today, a week after I saw the first eggs laid and sure enough the only capped cells have big bubbles like drones. Grrr...just ordered a new queen, but it...
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    Extra 1:1 Syrup uses?

    So the bees are doing well, but I have an extra gallon or so of 1:1 syrup made. They aren't taking it as they did. What alternative uses is there for the syrup, or can it be froze for future use?
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    In my case, I want to build my ability to...

    In my case, I want to build my ability to identify a queen, but I know that will take time. While I was looking for her, I was surprised at how calm the bees all remained, with no smoke. I have yet...
  4. Fresh honey is much better then store bought...:D

    Fresh honey is much better then store bought...:D
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    I have had a very similar situation. Two weeks...

    I have had a very similar situation. Two weeks and 6 nice combs, even some capped honey, which surprised me. On the newest and smallest comb I can see eggs, tried to get a picture, but the...
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    yes this is my first experiance at bee keeping. ...

    yes this is my first experiance at bee keeping. I have wanted to do it for years. I built the hive, cost about $20 in materials, at the very most with enough left over to make another hive. I...
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    one week after install TBH

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa261/Rosej3570/bar2.jpg
    One week after install this is what I found on bar number 2

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa261/Rosej3570/bar3.jpg
    And this was...
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    it has been mid 70's. I have 2 acres with lots...

    it has been mid 70's. I have 2 acres with lots of dandilions and 10 fruit trees that are just starting to blossom. We have had pretty strong winds, 15-20 mph. They are making all their own comb...
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    New TBH Install

    This is about an hour after I installed a package in my TBH. They seem to be fanning away.
    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa261/Rosej3570/day1fanning.jpg

    This is a picture of Day two in the...
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    Newbie w/ new hive feeding question

    So my bees were installed yesterday. I am using a enterance feeder. I made a 1:1 sryup and they just haven't seemed to take much of it. Possibly a quarter of a quart in the first day. Should I be...
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    Thank you for the responses, I feel much better...

    Thank you for the responses, I feel much better now. I can't wait to get home from work to see how they are doing. I got some pictures last night and will get some tonight that I will post...
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    New Install Last Night

    My wife got a not so happy call from the post office yesterday about 2pm. My bee's were in. :) I went and picked them up right away, the front office women were happy that I was there to get the...
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    Thank you for the responses. I was thinking that...

    Thank you for the responses. I was thinking that you didn't want to heat up the honey to much and that would make it hard to pull a vaccum. Thanks again.
    Jeff in Iowa.
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    Bottling Honey

    Just curious about the process is for bottling or canning honey? When canning do you create a vaccum to seal the jars?

    Thanks
    Jeff in Iowa.
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    Thank you David. I have one traveler bar and one...

    Thank you David. I have one traveler bar and one bar that is about half the width of the others that I can take out to assit in getting the bars back in after inspection.

    Funny thing, I built...
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    What to Expect in the first year?

    I jsut built my first top bar hive. I have bees ordered and they are to get here, North East Iowa, in about 3 weeks. This is my first try at beekeeping and I am wondering what I should be keeping...
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