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    hive top feeder as a water source

    Hay everone

    Has anyone used a hive top feeder as a water source for bees?

    Thanks
    John
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    Re: Inner Covers and Hive-Top Feeders

    I also run an inner cover over the top of my hive top feeder. I have home made Miller style feeders with floats.

    I run them this way because I don't have to remove the intire cover to add syrup. I...
  3. Re: new package - first time inspection (long narrative)

    Flyfisher.

    30 dead bees is nothing to worry about.
    Two quarts of syrup a week is probably not enough. See if you can find time to add more during the week. I hived a package on Monday and by...
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    Re: Removing from gums

    Papa

    There was a video posted on another forum that showed two Cuban bee keepers removing bees from a gum. I don't remember the tital but hers what I remember.

    They leaned the gum up against an...
  5. Thread: 2 or 1

    by S.M.N,Bee
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    Re: 2 or 1

    If you want smaller quantities here,s another way.

    Take a two quart pitcher. Add three pounds suger. Fill to the two quart mark with hot tap water while mixing. This comes out fairly close by...
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    Re: Hivemaker/woodworker advice needed

    I'm with Berry. Trying to rip on a radial arm saw is dangerous. Even more so if you are ripping thin peices. On a table saw you can use a push stick to keep your fingers out of the way. I would go...
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    Re: Killed my bees

    I,m not sure what he was applying but if he was spraying a herbacide there is a ten mile an hour wind speed limit in most cases to control drift. For fertalizer I don't think these rules apply.
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  8. Thread: Olmost New

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    Olmost New

    Hay everone.

    Hi from southern Minnesota. Just rapping up my first year of bee keeping. Have one hive and will be adding a second in May. Looking forward to participating on the fourm.

    John
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    Re: Hello from St. Paul, MN

    Hay Tom - Welcome I am about fifty miles south of you. Enjoy your first year. It is a grate hobby.

    John
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