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  1. Thread: laying worker

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    Great answer!!! I was wandering after I got to...

    Great answer!!! I was wandering after I got to thinking about it. I thought maybe a young inexperienced queen (likely in a package) might do that. And what you said makes since because most of the...
  2. Thread: laying worker

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    Stupid question but I'm hoping. Does 2 eggs in...

    Stupid question but I'm hoping. Does 2 eggs in only 1 cell (that I saw) always a laying worker? Another cell had an egg on the side of the cell. I could have just looked for a queen but at the time I...
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    Well, I need it pretty quick so I was hoping to...

    Well, I need it pretty quick so I was hoping to get it local. I may end up going that route.
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    Anybody know where to get 1/8" hardware cloth in...

    Anybody know where to get 1/8" hardware cloth in San Antonio, Texas? None of the Aces have any.
  5. Thread: sbb/new package

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    Does it bother a new package if installed in a...

    Does it bother a new package if installed in a hive w/ a screen bottom board? They say not to, but here in Texas, I would think it would be worse to have them deal w/ heat and/or poor ventilation.
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    I was thinking about putting them in a vacuum bag...

    I was thinking about putting them in a vacuum bag after taking them out of the freezer. I guess rats and mice would be the biggest problem. I think MB is right. Ive seen silverfish live w/ little...
  7. Thread: wax moth damage

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    Well, I have cleaned the webs off. I was just...

    Well, I have cleaned the webs off. I was just wandering if they would patch the wax if they were put in a hive later. I was just wandering if I could reuse some partially damaged frames.
  8. Thread: wax moth damage

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    Will bees clean up drawn frames that have been...

    Will bees clean up drawn frames that have been damaged by wax moths?
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    I wander if any one has tried to use those vacuum...

    I wander if any one has tried to use those vacuum bags you use for storage.
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    >The only can that was close was a baby formula...

    >The only can that was close was a baby formula (enfamil) in a big can. But at nearly $10.00 for a can...... Yikes.

    Tell me about it.
  11. Thread: now what?

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    Is it too late to split?

    Is it too late to split?
  12. Thread: now what?

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    They are just about dead. Can I move some bees...

    They are just about dead. Can I move some bees from the bigger hive also or would it make 2 weak hives?
  13. Thread: now what?

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    I had a hive get robbed out. I knew it was...

    I had a hive get robbed out. I knew it was getting robbed but I was busy and couldn't get around to it. I put a reducer in the entrance but it wasn't enough. I don't have any robber screens yet....
  14. Thread: yellow jackets

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    wonder if it works for dirt dobbers?

    wonder if it works for dirt dobbers?
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    Jim Fischer How does the "S21 Bee Farmer" fit?...

    Jim Fischer

    How does the "S21 Bee Farmer" fit? I mean what size do I need to buy? I'm 6' 220 and pretty broad shoulders. I was wandering if I needed to buy it to be kind of snug. I would think...
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    Is she hot? Maybe ya'll can hook up when her...

    Is she hot? Maybe ya'll can hook up when her husbands not around! j/k! Or just use the flaming bag method.
  17. Thread: 3 for 1

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    question #1 - I.m feeding 2 hives right now. 1 is...

    question #1 - I.m feeding 2 hives right now. 1 is taking the syrup and one isn't. The 2 are right next to each other. Why does one take their syrup and the other one doesn't?

    question #2 - When is...
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    Most of the bees (around here anyway) aren't 100%...

    Most of the bees (around here anyway) aren't 100% AHB any more. They're more like super european bees w/ a bad attitude. I really believe that over time the 'mean' trait will eventually be bred out,...
  19. Thread: Ulee's Gold

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    I finally saw that last weekend. I was...

    I finally saw that last weekend. I was babysitting my son who is 6mo so I only got to see bits and pieces of it. Are there any other movies w/ beekeeping in them?
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    I would say it is worth it. If he didn't have the...

    I would say it is worth it. If he didn't have the feral bees, they would be somewhere else. At least w/ Tatonka having them, they can be managed and replace them. I would say everybody down here...
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    Ross, I built several feeders like you come up...

    Ross,

    I built several feeders like you come up w/. I was wander if you set the feeder directly on the inner cover so the bees can travel streight into the feeder? Or do you wedge it down into the...
  22. Thread: capped brood

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    Michael Bush, Not to steal the show, but I...

    Michael Bush,

    Not to steal the show, but I have been having the problem of low brood because of a dearth. If I feed them, will that help? These are newly hived italians and I was afraid the lack...
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    That spill was up around your world, wasn't it...

    That spill was up around your world, wasn't it Ross?
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    Poll: 29 and holding (until august 15th). I helped my...

    29 and holding (until august 15th). I helped my dad as a kid and got back into it a couple of years ago. I've told this before, but I was cutting hay for my cousin and saw a swarm in a tree and got...
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    What kind of material are these mesh suits made...

    What kind of material are these mesh suits made from? They look like nylon or something which is pretty dang hot, even as a mesh.
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