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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    I have read somewhere that there is roughly one pound of drawn wax on 8 deep frames . What I have done is just a coat enough to get it started . I used roughly 4 pounds of wax on 50 frames some may...
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    Re: queen cells ???????????

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    So what makes these different sizes the one with the two are the only two in the hive. The one big Queen cell was the only one in the hive . Is it because it has more royal jelly
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    Re: queen cells ???????????

    Ok but still didn't answer my question
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    queen cells ???????????

    really don't know how to ask this or look it up.:scratch: so if I'm doing the ots queen system. I'm to go back in the hive in 6 days to get the extra's out. so..... if i see a queen cell still not...
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    honey bound

    if ur hive is getting or is honey bound. will they move the honey up if one is to add suppers ? yes one could split . can't really extract cause its every sporadic. in-between eggs, larva, pollen,...
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    Re: dark queen ??

    yes i marked her
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    dark queen ??

    i'm trying to identify this dark queen . thoughts? i may never know.:scratch:23116231172311823119
  8. queen laying to full capped to hatching

    my hives r still laying small batches. so if i start feeding ill have to keep it up. now my question ? it is 21 days be for the hatching. so if i start feed pollen patties i would start 21 day befor...
  9. Re: Installed new plastic foundation 10 days ago. Fully drawn with capped larvae toda

    beebop did u feed , pollen patties ?
  10. Re: Bees all in the top deep, ignoring the bottom. Should I intervene or leave 'em b

    i had the same thing in my hives i did revers to make queen in bottom box and left the box as is was . should i have put the brood /eggs / larva frames and then frame of honey / pollen on each side...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    i checked my 6 hives today , all have loads of bees, small brood patches , little patches of eggs and larva , but boy were they bring in the pollen , color light white/yellow witch seams to be maple...
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    Re: tea tree oil

    to help prevent nosema . i just heard some use it ?
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    tea tree oil

    i am making sugar board using 2:1 syrup how many drops of tea tree oil should i use in a gollon of 2:1 sugar syrup ?
  14. Re: Too Large of Mite Count On Sheet For Dec.?

    jsnider if u some vaporizers with the vehicle running it can damage the glow plug i was told not to do so when using my vaporizer
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    Re: Sugar brick question

    i was told from an old timer beekeeper that he has always just used 10lbs sugar to 2 cups of water never had issues with mold. and they harden up in like 2 days no heat just set in a dry place . so...
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    Re: Foundation question?????

    ok i ran out of deep wax foundation so i used med foundation for starters in deep frames. so half of my deep frames ended up worker cell and half drone . on all my deep frames that didn't have a full...
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    Re: feed with candy boards

    i would like to know what to do with all the 2:1 syrup left over can i make hard candy boards with it ?? or what others do with theres ??
  18. Re: Trying to figure out what kind of feeder I now have

    these top hive feeders http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/10-Frame-Hive-Top-Feeder-w_Floats/productinfo/688/ r bad and kill lots of bees because the floaters only float for so long and they sink...
  19. Thread: heat tape

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    heat tape

    What kind of heat tape are people using to heat their honey tank??
  20. Thread: Wintering

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    Wintering

    i would like to hear how some bee keepers are wintering there hive . do some just let the bees do what bees do ? and what has been ur survival rate. and do most rearrange the hive for them? and what...
  21. Re: Heading Pads for winter warmth - yea or nay?

    i have read that some have used the extra heat to help out over winter and that will cause the bee's to be more active which leads to eating a hole lot more of extra winter stores
  22. Thread: new queen

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    new queen

    i had a hive supersede the queen and now they have no eggs just brood. instead of disturbing them i watch the front entrance. if i see pollen coming in does that mean the queen is back to laying...
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    Re: proplis on my pants

    i use my wife's finger nail polish called 100% acetone takes it right off my hands
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    yeah that's the thing I didn't catch it before I made 2 nucs with 2 new Queens
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    Re: bad honey or ?

    1891718918 how long till this goes away
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