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    Try to place them out of the traffic pattern. If...

    Try to place them out of the traffic pattern. If you have a small yard and they are near the traffic pattern or near your neighbors line, you might try something I used years ago.

    I had a 5'...
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    Hey Michael. This must be a pretty good...

    Hey Michael.

    This must be a pretty good design. I put it together except for the screen on the bottom and painted it. I figured the paint needed to dry for a week before I put bees in it. A...
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    I still don't know what a Buckfast is. Where do...

    I still don't know what a Buckfast is. Where do they come from? Are they bred specifically in the US or are they a hybrid of something else. Tha AHB crossed with a Carni, Russ or Italian is ok the...
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    I still don't know what a Buckfast is. Where do...

    I still don't know what a Buckfast is. Where do they come from? Are they bred specifically in the US or are they a hybrid of something else. Tha AHB crossed with a Carni, Russ or Italian is ok the...
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    Michael The keepers taking the bees to Mont...

    Michael

    The keepers taking the bees to Mont are using them for pollination and honey production. They bring them back to Az in the fall but they always lose a few swarms during the trip.

    It...
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    I used some books thay were the 1/2 the height of...

    I used some books thay were the 1/2 the height of the frame (paperbacks worked well). I placed a sheet of foundation on the books, laid the frame on top and used a battery charger to touch the wire...
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    Michael and all What are the dimensions of the...

    Michael and all

    What are the dimensions of the medium frames, deep frames. I need to limit the weight so they are easier to move by myself and the deep seem as if it will get very heavy in a...
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    The Arizona Bee Lab (Carl Hayden Bee Lab) in...

    The Arizona Bee Lab (Carl Hayden Bee Lab) in Tucson AZ has a couple of CD's which might be helpful, verroa mites and tracheal mites. They gave me a copy of each when I was down there with our club...
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    I am using Langs and want to convert them into...

    I am using Langs and want to convert them into TBH hives.

    Initially, I was thinking about building a long hives about 36" long with square sides. They would be built to take my Langs shallow...
  10. Thread: moving tbhs

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    I just heard about the tbh recently and I would...

    I just heard about the tbh recently and I would like to try it. I live in Az and the weather goes from hot to hotter. So, I like to move my hives to follow the flow, from about 500 ft to 5500 ft...
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    I'm a new member. Im Az we have a problem with...

    I'm a new member. Im Az we have a problem with Varroa mites and solved the problem cheaply for the hobbiest that dosen't want to sell honey because this is considered "adulteration".
    Use 1 tbsp...
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