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  1. Thread: Washboarding

    by Tazcan
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    Re: Washboarding

    My hives were started in feb this vear via a split ,i have 2 and one started wasboarding about a month ago and are still doing it every day, last check everything was fine in the hive.
  2. Re: Bees cleaning extracted up the leftovers on frames and...

    I placed the bucket behind the hives on a work table i have set up and the fighting stopped, they got everything cleaned up except the wax and i am gonna melt that down and add it to my wax jar...
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    Re: My home made extractor!

    Awesomness, i love it
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    Re: Are These Native Bees? What Kind?

    PS your photos arevery good, thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Are These Native Bees? What Kind?

    Look like yellow jackets to me, them boogers like to sting me 5 at a time.
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    Re: insecticide killing my hives

    Caterpillars have been the worst i have seen them in 20 year and they are killing many of my native trees here as well as eating just about every thing in my gardens so if they are this bad in your...
  7. Bees cleaning extracted up the leftovers on frames and...

    I put a five gallon bucket with a couple frames with leftovers from my honey extraction, and there is alot of fighting going on, looks like to the death in some cases.
    I have 2 hives right there...
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    Re: SHB in Stored Supers & the need to check

    Could you just freeze the frams, then store them in something bug proof? seems like it would be safer, mothballs do leave a residue as far as smell goes and if you can smell it you can taste it.
    I...
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    Re: Hygenic test results on breeders

    Thank you for the answer Robherc , i couldn't figure out what was going on from the start of this thread, now i understand.
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    Re: Hygenic test results on breeders

    How did you get them to lay around that circle?
    I am a nebee so i am just learning about the bees
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    Re: Queen juice question..

    Newbee question.
    what is Queen juice and what is it used for?
  12. Re: My bees were attacked by larger bees! (or maybe wasps)

    I looked at your photos again and realized there were videos also.
    I did not see any capped brood, just drone brood could your queen be gone or maybe she is a drone laying queen?
    If so your bees...
  13. Re: My bees were attacked by larger bees! (or maybe wasps)

    I think those are drones.
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    Re: Citronella plants?

    I have never seen bees on mine and they are suppose to repel insects
  15. Re: Do You Harvest At A Certain Time Of The Day?

    I can relate, i am also a farmer, but raise free range poultry, fowl, and some produce i can deal with the heat i just don't like it, and as you know when the heat index is 115 and the air is thick...
  16. Thread: cut comb boxes

    by Tazcan
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    Re: cut comb boxes

    newbee question.
    What sre these for?
  17. Re: Do You Harvest At A Certain Time Of The Day?

    I am also on the gulf coast but have had morning temps in the 70 lately. It was 72 when i got up at 4 this morning wished it would stay that way all year, i hate the heat and the bugs that come with...
  18. Re: Can I use royal jelly from the health food store for priming cell cups?

    Would that be plain yogurt or flavored/sweetened?
  19. Re: Do You Harvest At A Certain Time Of The Day?

    I waited till the temps got above 80 so the brood did not get chilled.
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    Re: SHB Attractant Paste

    I mixed boric acid and crisco together, i got the boric acid at walmart, it is listed as "roach away" and cost around 3 dollars for a 1 pound bottle.
    hope this helps.
  21. Re: Thinking about options for a potentially queenless hive...

    So laying workers are fertile? hows that happen?
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    Re: Slideshow: Amazing Feats of Urban Beekeeping

    Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing the link
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    Re: How do you safely let bees cleanup honey+wax?

    I set 2 bowls with honey residue out by my hives and they did not touch them,will they eventually? i removed them before nightfall and want to put them back out but not if they are not going to clean...
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    Re: Can the bees lick the bowl ?

    We did not get the bees for the honey, however my mom and dad buy honey all the time and i would rather them have this fresh honey than the cheap stuff they get at the store.
    We feed our entire...
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    Re: Can the bees lick the bowl ?

    They are filling their second super , i do not think taking 2 frames this early will hurt them but i will keep an eye on them this winter just in case
    We got stuff blooming just about year round...
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