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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Ok, new question! How long does it take for the bees to eat out the candy to release the queen? By the time they release her will the gals have drawn out some combs?

    I am thinking, since the queen...
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    Tom, did you harvest honey that first year? Can one start out with a package of bees, build it up for the first honey flow, harvest it, start a nuc, finally build the hive and nuc back up to...
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Okay so let me get this strait. This will be how I install my package on 4-20-2013, when everything is in place.

    1. Divide my 10 frames body into two compartments giving them 5 frames of space.(I...
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    I see! What if we harvest pollen and honey from our bees, and feed it back to them in the spring to give them a boost?
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Well guys, I think I'll try and walk the narrow way of treatment free, since you have shown me it's possible. However, if things get ugly I might have to turn to natural treatment. Thank you so much...
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Melanie thank you! We were looking at Oldham County beeks meeting two nights ago. You are right its every second Friday @ 7:30. Where is the meeting held exactly?
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Can I have Russian and Carniolan bees in the same yard? Will this affect the Russian bees mite resistance? Thoughts?
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    sqaurepeg was talking about my local beeks association people radar, not the people here!

    Tom, I have been to Michael Bush website there is a lot of info there! And thankful for the Russian bee...
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Hey Tom, are Russian bees more aggressive compare to other bees? My local bee keeping association beeks are rude people, they didn't response to any of my emails and I emailed all their people! Plus,...
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    Re: What must I do or not do?

    Hey thank you everyone!

    I am buying an active bee hive from a local beek and starting with a 3lbs package. The local beek however treats his, so, I was wondering if I can slowly wean the bees to...
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    What must I do or not do?

    Hi All,

    I am new to beekeeping, and wanting to start keeping bees! If I start with package bees, purchase from Walter T. Kelley, and wanting to go the treatment free route, what must I do or not...
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