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    Re: Bee Bee Tree pictures.

    i am planning on planting several of these next year, does anyone have a source for the honey, I would love to purchase a small amount to try. thanks
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    Re: SE Louisiana plant suggestions

    I just planted a test patch of buckwheat in 4 days it is about one inch high :) I am in central AL
    supposed to provide 100-150 lbs of honey per acre, frost kills it so you might want to wait until...
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    Re: custom cappings spinner

    I have a new Maxant 3100 P and love it, I wanted to be able to spin out some crush and strain comb from bee removals so I found some plastic (food grade) boxes, these were actually fishing tackle...
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    Re: Ultrabreeze suit/leg length input needed

    I bought a UB suit but found it to be in wrong proportion for me I am 5 11' and 250 lbs the problem was pulling in the crotch even just standing I bought a 2 xl which should have been right I am...
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    Re: beeswax has molded

    Thank you will do that
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    beeswax has molded

    hi I searched the forums did not find this specific questions answered

    I have some brace comb, old foundation etc that I put in a bucket and forgot about it
    now it appears to have molded,...
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    Re: Small hive beetle cure ?

    Rob73 the guy who posted this had it coming out the front but your idea sounds promising,he said he used a 45 or 90 degree fitting in winter , not sure why
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    Small hive beetle cure ?

    I saw this on some forum or a Facebook group lost it and can not find it again.


    the poster used, I believe it was 1 1/2 pvc pipe for the entrance, he / she stated that the bees would coat it (...
  9. Thread: Alabama

    by Honey man
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    Re: Alabama

    welcome and best of luck with bees,
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    Re: Alabama

    Welcome hope you plan on attending the Al beekeepers Assoc picnic in May in Cullman lots of good food and fun
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    Re: Best option to combat SHB

    I agree with Rusty and I also make my on ipm bottom board but for my oil pan i use a lunch room type plastic tray
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    Re: Can you identify this pest ?

    Thank you . how do I go about killing them in active hive ?
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    Can you identify this pest ?

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    hello all
    while cleaning out my oil trays this morning I found several worms in the oil and still very much alive
    they were only in one of my 4 hives.
    I checked the frames etc, did not...
  14. Re: My Oil Traps seem to have completely stopped my SHB problem

    True but the oil traps help control the shb until the colonies can increase
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    Re: Syrup feeder holes?

    I used the lid for a boardman feeder similar to picture drove about 15 small nails through a 1/4 in plywood board
    does not have to be a paticular pattern, then simply lay that on a mason jar lid...
  16. Re: My Oil Traps seem to have completely stopped my SHB problem

    Robbin
    I had similar situation, lost two nucs to shb was going to buy the oil tray under sbb but since I like to tinker and save money :) I went to local restruant supply store purchased some lunch...
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    Re: Queen problems need advise

    Ray it was at least 2 weeks and they were very loud and agressive, after adding 2nd q they calmed down and became very gentle but she apparenly only stayed a couple of week and has dissappeard now
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    Queen problems need advise

    I have 4 colonies and have had to requeen 3 of them for various reasons ( i probably killed the queens)
    one colony was queenless put brood in they would form q-cell but never seemed to hatch and...
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    Re: First Trapout Follow up Plans

    I am a first year beek also, had several problems related to queens and colonies decreasing rapidly.

    I would either add a frame of brood and honey and a laying queen or combine them for...
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    Re: SHB destruction *graphic*

    Hello all I had almost identical thing happen to one of my nucs, when i found the shb overrun nuc i shook out the few remaining bees and froze the nuc box and all frames for 72 hours ( in a large...
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    Re: Laying worker ?

    Michael thank you for your reply I will try that and I do appreciate all of the help and information I have received from everyone
    thank you
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    Re: Laying worker ?

    Yes mtnmama. I meant hive 1 , thanks for catching that
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    Laying worker ?

    HI all , i have searched the forums for info on laying workers and did not find the answers i need (maybe there I just did not find them) so here goes

    I have 4 colonies all were started from...
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    queens gone ?

    i have 4 hives 2 with great brood pattern lots of brood in various stages
    2 other hives not so good
    hive 4 had 1 frame with 7 q cells and 1 frame with one q cell all capped
    i moved the frame...
  25. Thread: No brood

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    Re: No brood

    are conditions the same in both boxes. did you see both queens.
    sounds like a virgin queen but not sure
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