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    Re: Has this happened to anyone!?

    yeah I gave it a skip on last inspection after i put another deep on and i see i should have poked into it after all. all other swarms are doing good so far for the year. now hope they mate and i...
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    Has this happened to anyone!?

    Ok So i'm still a bit confused as to what just went on in a Swarm hive...It looks like the queen in their was failing on final look through so bees have made queen cells so i found her...Moved the...
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    Re: 1 queen and 9 workers

    I have the same of a couple small nucs(Not the robbing)...but more like 50-100 but Was wondering the same thing brood with that little amount of bees will hatch?
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    Re: First year grafting :)

    Update on my Page. Not super long but opened a couple up and I see what Michael Bush means on sizes of queens inside...These are near hatching :) Will see how they hatch soon. ...
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    Re: First year grafting :)

    Hey Guys I know this has been asked alot but whats the best way to get a Longer drawn down Queen Cell? I have Put 20 Cells(Had 21 but wanted to open one up to see how they looked and they seemed...
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    Re: First year grafting :)

    interesting on the RJ in the Cup.. I like the darker cups( I use smoked black) Its nice to see the larvae and RJ in I havent tried the other colors though!
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    Re: First year grafting :)

    I think the finisher can feed more in the time before capping usually? I know a few others that use the Starter all the way though to the end. But I am trying the finisher method. I'm sure i will try...
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    Re: First year grafting :)

    Hi No Bee Pro i made a Cell starter in a 5 frame nuc which i left queenless for about 5 hours and then put grafts in...After 24H i put them in a Finisher Colony that has a queen excluder Below it.
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    First year grafting :)

    Well first true year of grafting has started for me! First round was 30 grafts and 23 Look good(will see what finishes getting Capped!) Super exciting Love doing this! My first time Ever was 14 of 15...
  10. Thread: New Queens

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    Re: New Queens

    Bought them through a Larger supplier that brings in bigger quantities
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    New Queens

    I got 20 Kona Queens this year and Am seeing how they are in my climate. They are performing great so far in the Conditions and Have a great Laying pattern. I will post more photo's When they are a...
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    Re: Making bottom boards with landings

    haha not for me for someone looking for them might want me to build them for him. i will let him know maybe he will go with the normal board.

    i use a 3/4" space there because i use entrance...
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    Re: New swarm traps deployed!

    Hey Lauri what are the straps for just in case a bear knocks it over??? Make it harder to get in or just for the wind???
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    Locking in a nuc for a day

    Hey I'm going to be wire shutting the nucs i am making up today till tomorrow evening when i add the queen in. I am going to put on sugar water right away do you think i should put a sponge with...
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    Making bottom boards with landings

    Hey does anyone have a good plan to make those taller landing boards with the angled ramp on them that some people use? I Just use a reg board thats a little longer and have strips on 3 sides but...
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    Re: Useable or should i toss it?

    Ya True...This hive was wayy to humid when i opened it. I should have moved the hive back into a nuc because their werent enough bees to regulate anything properly...Learning curves...Hate them!
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    Re: Useable or should i toss it?

    Ok sounds true maybe i will toss it in a big hive to clean then switch it as drawn comb for a hive as i'm still only couple seasons in...Combs like goolllddd! lol
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    Useable or should i toss it?

    Just wondering i had a hive die out and it is pretty moldy looking from the dead bees should i just cut it all out and clean the frames??? or will the bees clean this up??
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  19. Re: Are you ready for the Odfrank overwintering challenge?

    I lost 1 to starvation but not anything else. Soggoing good...still snowing but if i can get everyone through with food till spring.
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    Re: first attempt at queenrearing

    Hi Lauri- what do you keep the incubator set at and what do you put in for humidity for hatching? I live the idea on a small scale was thinking about trying this for fun too :) Can put virgins into...
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    ive got 10 right now! 3 being Nucs 7 full hives
  22. Re: BeeMax deep quad mini mating nuc and swarm box pics

    Olympic, It is Photo bucket and so she probably has them showing in one big library and they all pop up as you scroll through...Take the fact she is showing us her setup on her bees as very nice and...
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    Mini Bee flight??

    CRazy Idea but if you had a small nuc that you wanted to try indoor keeping Has anyone tried Making a Small "Flight cage" out of 1/8th in wire and Attatched to the front of the hive So the bees could...
  24. Re: Anyone ever have any luck re-queening after a shake out?

    I did this early summer shook then put a few frames of uncapped brood into my hive. Waited 24 hours then put the queen in with a cage with masking tape over the candy place where they eat the path...
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    Re: River crossing...

    Looks like fun!!! :)
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