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    The EPA Are Liars

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/828/829/973/epa-repeal-permission-for-use-of-bee-killing-pesticide-cyantranilliprole/

    http://ecowatch.com/2014/02/07/epa-approves-another-pesticide-toxic-bees/
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    I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Hey Guys

    I just wanted to let you know that I will take your old queens from beekeepers who are local and do not want the queens any more or are requeening their hives with new ones. I will be...
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    Re: new beekeeper - equalizing colonies

    Give the strong nuc a super or another box to fill out. If you don't the nuc will swarm, just like mine did because of my neglect. ( I caught the swarm and hived them and they boomed again). I would...
  4. Re: Bottled up my first 50 lbs of honey last night

    Great for you. Enjoy your honey
  5. Re: some capped honey frames in a new hive.

    Hi
    I would leave some of the frames of honey in the hive for the new package. It will help them out a lot, since they wont have stores to hold them through until they can start raising brood. I did...
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    New OB Hive

    Hi Beeks

    Here is a new ob hive that I got from a guy in Oakland, CA. He brought it about 10 years ago, but never used it. It had been sitting in his garage collecting dust, so he decided to sell...
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    Re: How often to requeen

    From personal experience I have seen that queens do better in their second year than their first. I guess they have learned the ropes and are saying "lets do this.
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    Re: Workers in Queen Cage

    There are extras because some of her majesty's attendants die during transit. So it is always best to put in a few more.
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    Re: Testing FREE SHIPPING

    Is there free shipping to northern california
  10. Re: New to beesource, long time with bees.

    Welcome Mac. Enjoy your time on this wonderful forum.
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    Re: I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Send them to my company address in novato. would like them to be in a queen cage with some attendants with food and water. I would like them to be overnighted. Let me know what you want for them.
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    I'll Take Your Old Queens

    Hey Guys

    I just wanted to let you know that I will take your old queens from beekeepers who are local and do not want the queens any more or are requeening their hives with new ones. I will be...
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    Re: New Guy Here

    welcome and be free to ask any question that you might help. you will find a lot of information here. good luck
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    Re: Need new queen

    sounds good
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    Re: Need new queen

    They should be available next Friday thru sunday, then a couple or a few days to take the mating flights. Should have them some time in two weeks.
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    Re: Need new queen

    Hi
    I'm raising some queens now, but I'm not a commercial beekeeper, just novice. The queens are mated in an open yard with Carni & Italian mixed hives. Just not sure if you want to risk that. Or...
  17. Question From a Michael Palmer Video

    Hi

    I was wondering what are cell builders. I heard the term from a Michael Palmer video on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUSMXpeuUFE). I love Mr. Palmers video, very informative. Thank...
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    Re: Lost Queen Bee

    Thanks to all for your replies. I had 5 hives before winter struck the cold snap struck here in northern California. All 4 out of 5 hives perished even with enough stores to hold them over. The hive...
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    Re: Solid Brood - as a bad thing?

    I'll like the queens with solid patterns, always looking for queen
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    Lost Queen Bee

    Hi Fellow Beeks

    I just found my queen bee in front of my only hive. I was wondering why and what could have happened? I have not opened it since October but the bees are buzzy bringing in pollen...
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    Re: February Kills

    Hi Bee Whisper
    I'm so sorry you lost a hive all ready. I had the same experience with Italians here in Northern California. I checked everything in the hive to determine what might have happened....
  22. Re: foundationless frames improve colony health ?

    I prefer pure beewax foundation. My bees seem to love it more than plastic. It gives them room to build like everyone says, what they want. I have noticed a healthier and more productive bee.
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    Re: Caucasian

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    I prefer Carniolan bees over Italians. They also have a longer tongue but don't propolize everything like Caucasians. They are gentle and produce nice honey. They also rise early and forage out...
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    Re: Quick Question About Salt

    Fat Bee Man on youtube.
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    Quick Question About Salt

    Hi Fellow Beekeepers

    I have read and experienced it, that bees like to drink from the nearest water source around. When I first got my bees, I put a watering dish a couple feet away from them to...
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