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    Re: What Percent of Hives Are Feral vs Kept

    I just pulled a hive from a commercial building that was 8' in length and 5' wide. Been in the wall 9 yrs. There are feral hives out there
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    Re: Huge Cut OUt need some advice

    Thanks Mr BeeMan I may have caught a huge drone then LOL. Will check it on my way to the site now Pics later tonight or tomorrow
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    Re: Huge Cut OUt need some advice

    Cool thanks will be hitting them again with the vac. Hopefully I got the queen not sure though
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    Huge Cut OUt need some advice

    The hive is 8 feet from the entrance hole to the bottom of the hive and probably 5 feet wide. The bee are cantankerous but calm down with smoke. A lot nicer with smoke. The problem is the smoke is...
  5. Thread: Hi all.

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    Re: Hi all.

    Beeman I am in White House
  6. Thread: color of bees

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    Re: color of bees

    The swarm I got a few weeks ago (my first hive) the bees range from black to golden some with black stripes some with a black patch on the butt. Glad this post came up I was wondering myself
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    Re: First Cut Out this weekend 6/14/14

    Thanks I do have a bee vac made from a bucket head shop vac and 5 gallon bucket holes drilled into it will check to make sure the volume is good if not prepared to do modifications to it. I could use...
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    First Cut Out this weekend 6/14/14

    Very excited!
    This Saturday I am cutting out a hive in a commercial building. Brick outside, drywall inside. Bees have been in the building for more than 3 yrs.

    Metal studs behind drywall. Will...
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    Re: My first Swarm call

    Checked the hive after 3 weeks small comb built Shot video. Didn't see the queen but the gals are building comb and sticking around. No stings during inspection had the hive open for about 30 mins...
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    Re: My first Swarm call

    Will do lots of bees coming and going will make it about 1/2 inch and see how they do then.

    I have them in two 10 Frame Meds with frames in top box. They shouldn't make more than 10 frames in a...
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    Re: My first Swarm call

    It is like going trick or treating and your parents telling you can't eat any of the candy for 2 weeks :(
    I have noticed some of the bees fighting. I am thinking these bees don't belong in my hive....
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    Re: My latest swarm grab in Kansas

    Nice one! How many you reckon ya got there? I just got my first it was tiny compared to this on LOL
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    Re: My first Swarm call

    Just got home and really dark out but heard them still in the hive. I will say this was an intense experience. I want to thank all that are here that have given me advice for months before I finally...
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    Re: My first Swarm call

    No drawn comb this is my first hive ever. Just got my boxes painted a few weeks ago. Been waiting on some swarms to supply the bees. I am not sure how many would be in a soft ball size swarm. Taking...
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    My first Swarm call

    I just got my first swarm call this week and the guy said they had been in his bush for about 10 days. I was thinking that it was probably a hive but when I got there to get it sure enough a swarm...
  16. Thread: Tennessee Bees

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    Re: Tennessee Bees

    Welcome from just north of Nashville (White House).
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    Re: Hello, from Texas!

    welcome JT
  18. Thread: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    Welcome
  19. Thread: Whiskey

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    Re: Whiskey

    There is another thread already started on this topic!
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    Re: A connection --- maybe

    Good observation.
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    Re: Countdown to the ban on incandescent

    Well they snuck that one right by me LOL looks like according to the Blue Box store you will not have problems getting bulbs until the 2nd half of the year
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    Re: Countdown to the ban on incandescent

    So tomorrow morning I won't be able to buy incandescent bulbs at the store?
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    Re: Countdown to the ban on incandescent

    Who is banning them? I haven't heard anything like that around here.
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    Re: Industrial Beekeeper

    Ray it is the Royal order of things
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    Re: What did you get for Christmas?

    Almost bought it myself LOL he is 17 and has a job so he wanted to by Christmas presents had to take him to the Depot and say that is it right there LOL
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