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  1. Thread: Requeen?

    by Deck III
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    Re: Requeen?

    BeePro,
    How are you introducing the bees from different hives. I have been keeping bees for 3 years now and worry about them fighting, do you spray with sugar water, or is it ok to just brush them...
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    Re: One packet versus two of Yeast

    Things seem to have worked out, checked the mead with the hydrometer and it is right at one. Will probably wait a week and rack it over and add the blackberry juice. We are following a book on the...
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    Re: One packet versus two of Yeast

    It was a Lavkin 1122b or something like that.
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    Re: One packet versus two of Yeast

    Thanks for the Info, we hydrated and added the second package of yeast.
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    One packet versus two of Yeast

    I made my first batch of mead today and only put in one packet of yeast, should I go back and add the second? It is a five gallon batch.
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    Small Hive Beetle in honey

    I had a colony that I lost last week. It had a medium of honey on it that was not capped and had small hive beetle larvae in it. I shook it out and placed in the freezer. Is it o.k. to place the...
  7. Re: Price of Pints/Quarts of Honey, Both in comb & liquid honey

    I am pretty new myself, but from what I have seen around here, it is $6 for the pints and $11 for the quarts. Hope this helps.
  8. Thread: Nectar flow

    by Deck III
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    Re: Nectar flow

    Sorry for the delayed response, thanks for the information. I started with five hives (Langs) and had two die off. I plan on doing my first extraction this weekend and then was thinking about...
  9. Thread: Nectar flow

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    Nectar flow

    Does the nectar flow actually stop in central louisiana throughout the spring, summmer, or fall.
  10. Thread: Nector flow

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    Re: Nector flow

    Thanks for the info., I would think you are pretty close to the same environment I am in. I think the Talla trees and remaining clover are the main sources my bees are using now.
  11. Thread: Nector flow

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    Nector flow

    Good morning every one, I am a first year bee keeper and currently have three hives. I live in central Louisiana and have a question for any bee keepers with the same geographic area. Is field corn...
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