Type: Posts; User: Undertaker
I made one from that very setup and have used on two or three cut outs. Make sure you mark the buckets so as not to put the "inner" bucket on the outside. Makes it very difficult to get the buckets...
Been there done that...join the club.
Welcome from Dudley (Goldsboro).
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Welcome to Beesource...my family was from your area many moons ago.
I have made that vac from his directions on the site. Easy to make, works very well. I have used it on a swarm I could not reach in a tree and on a cutout and will use it again on Friday for a...
Your story mirrors mine almost exactly...loving my bees now, but having to relearn the craft.
Great photo...hope they continue to please you.
Glad to have you!
Found one of my queens from a swarm...probably the old queen....caught and marked her. She appears injured after the marking. Should I go ahead and requeen, wait and see if she dies or wait for them...
The Fatbeeman uses it in this video. I've never tried it, but maybe others will chime in.
I've had the same problem this year and I was advised to put some type of queen excluder over the entrance...queen cant leave, bees stay home.
Welcome to the addictive world of Bees
They'll find the water at the stream, your poultry water cans, the neighbors pool, etc....Me, I wouldn't worry with the poultry cans.
I'm with Doc on this one....
I placed my first order with them a while back and was getting very worried when I experienced the same thing you have. I did get my order and the quality was very good. He responded that he is very...
Caught my first swarm of the year today. Small swarm on the local school's bleachers.
27530, Goldsboro, NC
Am working with a friend to help salvage an old hive of his now deceased grandfather. The setup is a deep brood 10 frame, queen excluder, with three medium supers. They have not been inspected,...
That's kinda what I was thinking. I was taught that a healthy hive would take care of the cleaning, but just wanted to make sure.
First post, not sure if the right forum, but move me if needed. I have been out of beekeeping for about 20 years and have decided to get back in it so my children can experience it. By reading forums...