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    Re: Summer Splits

    Clark, I did four frames two of brood and two with pollen and honey, That was for walk away splits back in April. I am only in my second summer of bees. I havent tried with Mated Queens. I really was...
  2. Re: Bulk Honey dippers 3-4 inch source

    D Coates Thanks! got 100 coming now.Hoss
  3. Bulk Honey dippers 3-4 inch source

    I have been searching for a good source for mini dippers. Most seem to come from China and I need to buy 5000 or more. Is there a good source for bulk? Most are like a lot of 25 for almost a dollar a...
  4. Re: Honey pot glass jars/ Orcio source

    I think i clicked on the bulk on pallets icon. Sorry Thanks Rader Sidetrack! Hoss
  5. Honey pot glass jars/ Orcio source

    Anyone know a good source for this style of Jars? I found them on www.freundcontainer.com but they are only available in a massive quantity! Thanks Hoss...
  6. Re: My Two walkaway splits worked! Thank you Bee source members

    I will do that. I have four now but want to make more for sure! Hoss
  7. My Two walkaway splits worked! Thank you Bee source members

    My daughter and I checked our two walkaway splits we started April 3rd. We saw one of the queens and lots of eggs and larva in the one hive, and didn't see the queen in the other but saw eggs and...
  8. Re: External signs walkway split is working

    I made the splits April 3rd. Hoss
  9. External signs walkway split is working

    I did two walk away splits from my two hives that made it through the winter. I did each splits was given four frames of eggs/ larvae/capped brood and honey. I have read that you need to eave the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Got a call to get a swarm yesterday. I was out of town another beek got it. 4-8-14 Hoss
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    entrance reducer on split

    I did two walk away splits. They have frames of eggs and larvae, capped brood, pollen and honey. four frames total. Seeing if they raise their own queens. Did this Wednesday. I left the smallest...
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    Re: Adding drawn honey supers

    I checked and saw some brood of capped drone brood. Figure I had better hold off a week or so. Thanks for your info on you "weak" hive. Hoss
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    Re: Adding drawn honey supers

    I am impressed they did well on a single deep. I was nervous about two deeps! Hoss
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    Re: Adding drawn honey supers

    I will add my supers tomorrow. I have not reversed my deeps. Iwill do better inspection in the morning. Anyone doing splits yet? Seems too early yet maybe in a week? Hoss
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    Adding drawn honey supers

    First winter and both hives are doing well, still have honey in the deeps. Both are two deep brood box set ups. My question is when to add the supers of drawn comb? during my first year it was easy...
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    Re: Bees finding pollen on January 20

    I had pollen yesterday going in both my hives! This being my first winter I was shocked! It seems way too early to me. Fusion power this is early right? Hoss
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    Re: brooding after winter solstice

    Wow I am worried about two hives making it through the winter. That is amazing!
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    Re: brooding after winter solstice

    A few more questions. When Is our main flow here? I bought my splits from Bill Mullins last year. I know I gave him the equipment at the beginning of March and he did the splits then. Is that The...
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    Re: brooding after winter solstice

    I had thought that I could move a super if I needed it for the smaller hive. So that is good to hear. I will check them for honey next month for sure. Thanks Hoss
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    Re: brooding after winter solstice

    I have two hives. Both have two deeps. One has two supers with one being full of capped honey and the second has about 5 frames of honey. The other hive had a super going into winter of uncapped...
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    Re: brooding after winter solstice

    Squarepeg, Is this a warmer winter than most for our area in terms of bees? I know you are more Northern than I am, but we have had some days in the 70's here. I have been nervous this much warm...
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    Re: Making Splits question?

    I am considering it. I may get two nucs to see how that works as well. How do you overwinter the nucs though? I am researching how they will do in my area. Hoss
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    Re: Making Splits question?

    And if it was early spring chances are one of the boxes will be empty of brood, honey and pollen. Thanks Hoss
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    Making Splits question?

    I am hoping that both my hives make it through their first winter. I am a first, year not completed yet, Beek. I plan on making one split per hive, and just picked up my equipment to do this. (I...
  25. Re: Cool to see the color and taste the flavors of each season of honey

    Far right is the spring. Middle is summer and the far left is fall. I was excited to see and taste the differences in the honey. These are all from the same hive by the way. Hoss
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