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  1. Thread: honey color

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    My basswood honey color is clear as water when I...

    My basswood honey color is clear as water when I crush and strain and put in quart canning jars in about five days it turned a brownish red . When people buy it they donÂ’t like it turning color....
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    I have read in some bee literature that FGMO and...

    I have read in some bee literature that FGMO and oxalic Acid will kill Tracheal mites, if that is the case why should I use menthol for the treatment of T mites.
    I use oxalic acid for varroa mites...
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    Have two hives with two deeps hives body each, no...

    Have two hives with two deeps hives body each, no honey, seal brood, larva or eggs in the bottom deeps on both hives.
    The queen and lots of bees in bottom deeps, solid frames of honey in top deeps...
  4. Thread: drawing comb

    by kenbee401
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    Will bee draw comb from honey? If so how do you...

    Will bee draw comb from honey? If so how do you feed the honey, pure honey or reduced honey with water?
  5. Thread: Requeening

    by kenbee401
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    How can you tell if the bees are attacking a new...

    How can you tell if the bees are attacking a new queen in the cage or are feeding her?
    One week ago I put a queen in the cage in the hive after taking the old queen out, leaving queenless 15 hours, ...
  6. Thread: HONEY FLOW

    by kenbee401
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    Are there any beekeepers on this fourn,in Eastern...

    Are there any beekeepers on this fourn,in Eastern Ky. or Western Va. If so how is the honey flow?

    Thank you
  7. Thread: nucs

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    Went starting winter nucs, do you start them on...

    Went starting winter nucs, do you start them on foundation or do you start them on drawn comb?

    [This message has been edited by kenbee401 (edited June 11, 2004).]
  8. Thread: comb

    by kenbee401
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    What is the best and quickest way to build comb?...

    What is the best and quickest way to build comb?

    [This message has been edited by kenbee401 (edited June 11, 2004).]
  9. Thread: queen laying

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    I purchased a new queen in the late fall, she...

    I purchased a new queen in the late fall, she laid a good pattern and made it thought the winter and she laid some brood this spring and they hatched out, cluster is size of a softball. I am...
  10. Thread: cords

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    I have read on this fourm and other about cords,...

    I have read on this fourm and other about cords, cords with thymol,cords with FGMO,and cord tarys. Will someone explain them and how they are used? I am interest in the thymol cords because I use...
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    Has anyone had any experience with the Golden...

    Has anyone had any experience with the Golden
    Red Head strain of bees?

    Thank for the input.
  12. Thread: Foundation

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    Last year have very little nectar flow, had a lot...

    Last year have very little nectar flow, had a lot of honey supers foundation that had a little comb build on them or had none at all, stayed on hive until July or August, took off. Put in storage...
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    From Eastern Kentucky the bees hasn't been out of...

    From Eastern Kentucky the bees hasn't been out of the hive for about a month, day temperature in in low forty, night in middle teens.
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    I have three hives in one bee yard that I think...

    I have three hives in one bee yard that I think that has Nosema disease, they have the symptoms.What should I do about it? Will it go away if I treat them. If I move them back to a beeyard that...
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    Thanks for the advice, I have been learning from...

    Thanks for the advice, I have been learning from this forum for a couple of years.When having a problem, I check and someone is having the same problem or has had it in the passed and I search for...
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    Since August I have been feeding my bees 2 to 1...

    Since August I have been feeding my bees 2 to 1 sugar syrup. The comb is full but hasnt been capped. Will the uncapped sugar syrup feed the bees through the winter?
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