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    Re: beekeeping insurance

    No. the only ones that come onto my land are family. Anyone else shouldnt be there so maybe I should have them arrested for tresspassing as I do have "No Tresspassing" signs posted. Anyone off my...
  2. Re: LOL...somebody made top bar hives in video game

    I'm playing a game called Rainbow Moon and one of the mini-tasks is to gather honey from the bee hives. they are skeps placed around the woods that you find. they have lil bees flying around the...
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    Re: gloves

    Yes, I'd say they were pretty much sting proof. I've never had a stinger go thru my deerskin gloves. I would first try and work and pull your frames without gloves. If you find that after a couple...
  4. Thread: So far...

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    Re: So far...

    All doing well. Been really warm in Florida (low 80's last Sat) and I checked this weekend. Still bringing in pollen and nectar. Saw larva, capped brood, and plenty of capped honey and a lot of...
  5. Re: north alabama bees still bringing in pollen?

    Checked my hives too this weekend (low 80's)and bees bringing in yellow pollen and still making honey. Plenty of uncapped nectar and bees are working hard.
  6. Re: Large beehive causing a buzz in Robertson County, KY

    Need to check to see if their building permits were up to code too!
    Was small cell architecture used to avoid infestation?
    Coe Enforcement should be notified and fines implemented.
    Government at...
  7. Re: Does this mean Topbar are Hives Illegal in Australia

    TBH does have removable frames. No, they are not ilegal. This law is pretty std in most countries and it's for those types of hives that dont have frames you can take out and inspect such as straw...
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    Re: SBH in Europe

    I'm with Michael on this one. If they're on the continent, then yes eventually they'll make it your hives. I'm not sure they're as bad as the Varroa tho. With SBB with trays, and strong hives, the...
  9. Re: Why would workers ball young queen in a nuke?

    Tsk Tsk....If you dont like or agree with an answer, it's best to ignore and keep going. Calling people names here is frowned upon. Heck, calling people names is frowned upon period.
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    Re: Florida Newbee

    Hi Gail. Yes while the queens here will lay SOME all year round, you wont find the frame edge to edge coverage like you'll see in the spring. Since it stays fairly warm down here they dont cluster...
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    Re: Top Bar Hive Demise

    Wow...just read it. Too bad! My first year and I will stand on a podium and shout to the world I dont know enough so my first year yes I treated. I've watched robbing go and and made robbber screens...
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    Re: robbing screen...dead bees

    Could be bees that died inside and the undertakers attempted to take them out. I had Robber screen on and saw a bee with a dead one in tow in the morning. Well when I came home that evening....that...
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    Re: Beekeeper since May 2014

    Welcome! How high is that snow pile on your hive(s) already???
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    Re: Should I be worried

    Your son has it right! Play Taps and give a eulogy! LOL! I say that in jest but not sure how old your son is but it can help to bring understanding of the cycle of life and death.
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    I've never pulled the leg off of a bee to see what would happen but I imagine that it would hurt them thus they must feel some form of pain. As for clipping a wing...not sure those have nerve endings...
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    Re: Insects feel pain?

    I've never pulled the leg off of a bee to see what would happen but I imagine that it would hurt them thus they must feel some form of pain. As for clipping a wing...not sure those have nerve endings...
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    Re: Should a new beek start with langs?

    The only deep I have is the bottom one. From there up, they're med's. And the exception to this is two 5frm nucs I have that are two deeps and a med.

    <a cloud of angry bees buzzing around me>...
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    Re: My first little harvest!

    +1 and Ditto! When you put in the hard work and pay the price of pain, the reward is a lot sweeter!!
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    Re: How Mushrooms can Save the World (Bees)

    I tried some mushrooms once in the 70's. It was diffrent!
    With that said. I did see a bee on some shrooms in my field. Not sure what she was doin cept sittin on top.
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    Re: Should a new beek start with langs?

    Hi Erike,
    Welcome to the forum. Great place to come to learn and one of the few sites that have all types of hive bodies to discuss with others. Wont say yay or nay against any of them. Just...
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    Re: Building across bars

    I find that with the stick, that they follow it, they dont crosscomb it BUT...they build it really fat and it can be a real pain in itself to get the comb out. of course I started without any built...
  22. Re: Two general questions for seasoned beekeepers (for fun)

    1. Start with at least two hives if not more. (need all you can manage in the beginnings to have resources and still will probably never be enough)
    2. You get them and I will help you. (from my...
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    Re: Foundation-less frames: my experience

    To which you replied "Yes"

    so after all this....dont use foundationless and your problem is solved
  24. Re: Michigan is going CRAZY! Possible 2015 law change about keeping bees

    Looking at the rules...They seem to be pretty "common sense". We had the Fl State Inspector at our club meeting last and she went over pretty much these same rules. Show'd us slides of pics she had...
  25. Re: Michigan is going CRAZY! Possible 2015 law change about keeping bees

    We have much the same rules here in Florida and actually it can work for your protection and benifet. Doesnt even have to be a fence. You can put up a support board for vines and grow jasmine or some...
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