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  1. Re: have a tree with bees going in and out of. Want to try a Forced abscond?

    Nope he's asking about a forced abscond which offers the best chance to get the queen, and you make one trip to get all the bees, only problem is it doesn't always work, wouldn't even try it on a...
  2. Re: have a tree with bees going in and out of. Want to try a Forced abscond?

    have it very close to the entrance, drawn comb helps, scooping up a handfull and dumping in the entrance really helps, yes sometimes it's not easy to spot the queen, give them a frame of eggs...
  3. Re: have a tree with bees going in and out of. Want to try a Forced abscond?

    You need to find the very far ends of the cavity and smoke, this can be difficult because sometimes there are channels, if the entrance isn't at one end or the other you will have to find both ends. ...
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    Re: Brood Break for VM Control

    My queens that shut down during the summer dearth do waaaay better than the ones who dont, the brood is spotty as heck the first round or two afterwords and then cleans right up, haven't treated in...
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    Re: Colored syrup

    no it doesn't stain the wax, and if you feed each colony a different color, you can see who's robbing who and sometimes end up with a rainbow of colors
  6. Thread: Soy beans

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    Re: Soy beans

    A good mid season purple flower variety, last yr I asked the frmer what kind they were and he said "33s" the field next to us this yr has white blooms and I havent seen a single bee on it
  7. Re: Calculating Mite Load Using Post-Treatment Drop

    I guss im the one thats a little slow and dont understand what you are trying to acomplish
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    Re: My Evodia Tree First Bloom

    I bought mine as 1 old seedlings, If I plant any more, I will not dig my clay soil to plant them, it just makes a bowl of water for them to sit in. I will put a stone or plastic tree ring down...
  9. Re: Calculating Mite Load Using Post-Treatment Drop

    your biggest variable is going to be mites under capped brood. You need to work in the number of capped brood frames into your correction.
  10. Re: That dink of a cutout from last OCTOBER

    Ha Ha yes, Aunt Betty is telling his age LOL
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    Re: My Evodia Tree First Bloom

    Mine keep dying in their second or 3rd yr, they shoot up, late summer rains hit and the leaves wilt and die. :(
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    Re: Queen anns lace?

    You shoukd be able to winter a single medium , they'll do better if you move them to 5 over 5 but either way be prepared to mountain camp if you don't want to feed now if you could get your 5 frame...
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    Re: Queen anns lace?

    there goes your honey crop

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?221034-Queen-Anne-s-Lace
  14. Re: Queenless... or so it appears (More info) :update:

    sounds about right. I'd stay out of them both for a few weeks.
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    Re: Discovery of OAV

    I wanna know who saw the first hive and said I bet those little devils are hiding something delicious lol
  16. Re: The late summer "Emergency Queen" trap

    any time I have done splits I always split off the queen and leave the entire colony together. Once cells are capped and a day prior to the first cells hatching when you would normally move cells, ...
  17. Re: The late summer "Emergency Queen" trap

    don't rob production hives to boost them, Rob the late spring splits that you plan to overwinter as nucs, they are getting too big for their britches, but not quite big enough to get a double...
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    Re: Mountain Camp in the summer?

    if you put solid sugar in your hive when it's warm, be prepaired to have a real ant problem.
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    Re: Non-graft frame in progress

    it wasn't a question.
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    Re: Non-graft frame in progress

    Ha Ha you and that pink foam
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    Re: Baby Mite Question

    no reports of them in US is there?
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    Re: liquid ejected from bees in flight

    it's poop.
  23. Re: A large fly that looks like a honey bee

    Hover fly....there are several sub species. The ones at my house look very similar to drones
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    Re: Varroa found in Australia?

    if it were true.... it mentions varroa 12 times and not one does it specify which kind.
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    Re: Varroa found in Australia?

    I didn't see the word Jacobsoni in the article anywhere.
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