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    Re: My spring dearth fear may be real

    I think your nuts. All my hives have already buil up huge. Ive got 17 hives and Ive already put my third honey super on 6 of them.
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    Stormy weather splits

    I had some queens come UPS today for splits. It just started thundering and lightning, probably not a good idea to split today. How can I keep my queens safe till good weather.
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    Starting hives with drawn comb

    I had a few deadouts last year and I used the drawn comb to start new hives. Im going to open them up tomorrow to see that the queens have been released. When I do this should I go ahead and put a...
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    Re: Tanglefoot against ants

    Rub bacon grease on the stand legs.
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    Re: Treating SHB inside or outside the hive?

    Look up milky spore. It,s the greatest.
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    Re: Is this unusual item related to beekeeping?

    It looks a whole lot like the foot heater in the floorboard of my chuck wagon. You know like mule drawn.
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    Re: Takin' It On The Road.

    Nasty nasty nasty. Who puts danged ol vinegar in bbq sauce.
    You know what the best thing to ever come outta SC is..... Interstate 85:D
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    Re: Takin' It On The Road.

    You won't get no good bbq in SC. Hopefully you're close enough to Ga to come get him some.:D
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    Re: Busy Bees Apiaries

    Looks like he lacks the business experience to know that the consumer has a more emotional tie to what it is they're into this week than a 17 year old school girl knows about being fickle. For those...
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    Re: What to plant south GA

    Dutch white is the way to go where you're at. No need to do anything as far as ph or what not. Just rip it and sow. Itll grow.
  11. Thread: glass jars

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    glass jars

    Im going to begin packaging in bulk to sell to retail stores. Anybody tell me where the chapest place is to get 1 and 2lb jars?
  12. Re: American beekeepers and pride in beekeeping and honey production

    For one as a general rule americans lack appreciation. This want to give a better life by the generation ar two above me has taught thier children a lack of respect, the pride of earning, common...
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    extracor rental

    Anybody rent thier extractor? How much do you charge? What are some down sides one might not think of until after having done it? Ive had a few people around Gainesvile( fly by nights) ask and I...
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    Re: Odd hon

    If you're drinking enough water you shouldnt have that problem. Tell us what it tastes like. Probably sourwood
  15. Thread: milky spore

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    milky spore

    Has anyone ever tried using milky spore on the ground below the beehives for shb. Its originally used to kill japanese beetle larvae as they pupate. I shouldnt see since shb are grubs and these...
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    Re: Traveling to "The Fat Bee Man" in Georgia

    Good luck on finding someone. Its worth the trip. If anything to see what 102 and 90% humidity really feels like. Shout at me when you get here. We'll get you up some good food and show you where...
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    Re: Traveling to "The Fat Bee Man" in Georgia

    Everything's better in the south. Id ride with you to Don's but I dont know if a twenty minute trip would help the ride share any. Will his bees live above the Mason Dixon. Im just kiddding,if I...
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    Re: Air Staple Gun for Beeks

    Go get you a used porter cable ns100a, b, or c at the pawn shop or on ebay for 20.00 Run it forever. I have. 1 1/2 inch staple
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    Re: recycled comb

    after extraction by the way
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    Re: recycled comb

    The trouble Im having when I put them out is that theyre tearing up the comb. If it makes any sort of difference theyre italian.
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    recycled comb

    How do I get the bees to clean up the frames without destroying the comb. Seems lik I read it in another thread but cant find it. Thanks
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    Re: What to do about Ants?

    Do you like bacon? Bout once a week smear your bacon drippings around the bottom of your hive perch. They wont cross it.
  23. Thread: requeening

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    requeening

    I guess thats what it is. I split a hive withe queen cells into 4 nucs. In two of them Im requeening with a feral queen. Do I need to do anything about the queen cells on the frames. Thanks
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  24. Re: the differences in swarm and supercedure cells

    I removed my left index finger with the table saw two weeks ago and I have absolutely no plans on running it for at least another month. Maybe headed for Lowes. I sincerely appreciate all this help...
  25. Re: the differences in swarm and supercedure cells

    I also meant to tell yall that the beehive wasnt hot at all. I didnt find the queen but everyone was real calm. Anybody in NEGA got some medium nucs to sell!
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