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    Re: Nuc question

    It all depends, in 2010 I had 3 nucs that were made the end on April draw out 2 deep boxes, 2 shallows and filled them all by mid-June. This is an exception. Most year I feel fortunate if they get...
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    Re: is too much honey possible?

    Better look for a queen, I have seen hives like this queenless.
  3. Re: Do you sell nucs in wood or cardbaord boxes

    I like to sell mine in the cardboard nuc boxes, do not want to mess with returns, deposits, etc. I add $5.00 to the price. Like someone said they make good swarm catchers, etc. It is hard to feed in...
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    Re: Buttery Honey

    Was it 4 Springs Honey Farm?
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    Re: Rubber Spatulas

    Longest one I could find is about 15-16 inches long, came from a commercial restaurant supply. Do not remember the name of the place.
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    Re: Hedge suggestions

    Privet is very invasive, not good.
  7. Thread: Purvis

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    Re: Purvis

    I have some nucs with Purvis Queens in them. Was going to sell them but guess I better keep most of them.
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    Re: Bear toppled one hive

    Just set the cage up about 4 inches on a insulated material and electrify the whole pen!
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    Re: Hubam Clover

    We puchased ours from Turner Seed Company in TX.
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    Re: Phil Craft - forced to retire.

    Acebird, you need to believe 100% of it. Of course you do not have to believe any of it, your choice. Not my problem, I can lay my head on my pillow at night and know what I posted was 100% true.
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    Re: Phil Craft - forced to retire.

    Due to my job I will not get into the politics of this decision. Phil was an employee of the Ky Dept. of Ag not the University of KY or Ky State University, both Land Grant Instutitions. His...
  12. South East Ky Bee School Feb. 11th, 2012

    Still not to late to register for the South East Ky Bee School to be held Feb. 11th, 2012 here in McCreary County. Follow this link for inforamtion ...
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    Re: Beeks from Nicholasville Ky!!

    Still not to late to register for the South East Ky Bee School to be held Feb. 11th, 2012 here in McCreary County. Follow this link for inforamtion ...
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    Re: Lost 2 of 4 hives already

    Still not to late to register for the South East Ky Bee School to be held Feb. 11th, 2012 here in McCreary County. Follow this link for inforamtion ...
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    South East Ky Bee School

    The South East Ky Bee School will be held February 11, 2012 at the McCreary Central High School in Stearns, KY. Flyer and registration form are attached.
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    Re: fruit tree spraying

    Remember a honey bee is an insect. Do not spray any insecticide during the bloom stage.

    After the bloom stage the bees will not be working the tree, however be aware of clovers, and other plants...
  17. Thread: clover seed

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    Re: clover seed

    What is their price for 50 lbs?
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    Re: Question on starting a new bee club

    Check around and see what other bee clubs are doing. By-laws are always good, but you all may not need to incorporate, depending upon what the clubs plans are.

    As far as the Non-profit goes it...
  19. Re: Really need help with this queen question!!

    Must have been about the same time I discovered one on my hives was queenless (the last Saturday in August). I placed a frame containing young uncapped brood, 6queen cells were drawn out 1 week...
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    Re: Question for sideliners and hobbyists

    Ted- I am a beekeeper and I do not assume all beekeepers are bad. I have plenty of friends that I would not mind putting their honey in my bottles with my label, however that is misrepresenting the...
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    Re: Question for sideliners and hobbyists

    There is a liability issue here. I would not buy honey from someone then label and sell it as mine, I just assumed 100% liability.
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    Re: would you rob your bees without a veil?

    A good way to keep your genetics out of the gene pool!
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    Re: hive vandalism

    If your pockets are deep enough purchase the camera that sends the pictures directly back to your computer. That way if they spot the camera and destroy it, take the card out, it has already sent the...
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    Re: equipment cleanup

    A former state bee man told us in a bee meeting, 1 lb. of lye in 10 gallon of water, boil for 20 minutes. Be prepared to re-paint.

    Will have a hard time finding lye if there are any meth...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with old plaster walls?

    If the house is that old you will more than likely find narrow thin wood strips nailed from stud to stud. There will be small cracks between these strips. The plaster is then applied over these...
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