Search:

Type: Posts; User: jredburn

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,190

    Re: Don't see this everyday....

    I see this type quite often in SW Florida. I know of one that has been attached to a concrete wall for three years.
    1477614777
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    571

    Re: Africanized Bee Removal

    If you can drill a hole through the outside wall at the bottom of the nest, then you can puff smoke into the nest. If you puff smoke into the nest for 2 +/- hours you will eventually drive all the...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    780

    Re: Help with first cutout.

    Points to remember.
    JD and Hardwood live in areas that do not have African Hybrids. You do. They do not show their mistakes.

    Smoke lightly, do not rely on smoke to control the bees. It is only...
  4. Re: provide me with some tips on keeping Yellow Jackets away from my honey display at

    Keep the honey in the bottles and the bottles clean. If you give samples, the bees will come.
    Buy a battery operated Dust Buster and neck the intake down with a piece of PVC pipe. Heat the PVC in...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    512

    Re: Under a fallen tree

    Cleo,
    Remember he is in Texas , not KY. There is a high probability that his bees have some African in them.
    I am in SW Fl and when I put a chain saw to to a tree it is instant bedlam.
    Regards...
  6. Thread: Bee Suit.

    by jredburn
    Replies
    1
    Views
    459

    Re: Bee Suit.

    Got one. Don't know how to delete this post
  7. Replies
    120
    Views
    3,594

    Re: Management Strategy Impasse

    # 3 modify the environment. See if you can get the County to plant flowers along the outer portions of their ROW instead of spraying pesticides and mowing. Dito with the State Highway Dept. Dito...
  8. Re: When your ex topples your hive, can I site animal cruelty?

    I would put a 100 bees in a box and send it to him.






    Treat me good, I'll treat you better
    Treat me bad, I'll treat you worse
  9. Thread: Bee Suit.

    by jredburn
    Replies
    1
    Views
    459

    Bee Suit.

    A friend of mine wants to ride along with me and he needs a full suit before he can come.
    He is 5' 8" and needs a X large. Also a veil.
    PM me if you have an extra one.
    Regards
    Joe
  10. Thread: wild pigs

    by jredburn
    Replies
    18
    Views
    2,175

    Re: wild pigs

    I have about an acre under electric fence in SW Florida. The bears have wiped me out twice when the fence went down. The second time was my fault,
    The wild hogs have learned to walk around the...
  11. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,703

    Re: Hive removal from garden. No experience!

    Go to
    http://www.poorboybees.com/presentation.html
    and you will find a formula for bee quick.
  12. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,092

    Re: roughcut lumber

    [QUOTE=Rader Sidetrack;1177406]I agree, Cleo! I had forgotten some of the wild claims :eek: in that thread. :lpf:

    There are two types of people in this world.
    Those who have something to say....
  13. Thread: Bee Houses

    by jredburn
    Replies
    3
    Views
    522

    Re: Bee Houses

    [QUOTE=Jacks Mtn Bee keeper;1179815]was wondering if anybody has experience

    with a bee house. are they bear proof.
    If you make them out of concrete. :)
  14. Replies
    9
    Views
    630

    Re: bee vacuum question

    Most vacs have to small a space for the bees to drop out of the air flow before they slam into something hard. The air flow pattern should have 180 degree change in direction before it leaves the...
  15. Replies
    17
    Views
    859

    Re: Need Trap-out Expert Wisdom

    BW
    You have had the traps in place for 3 to 4 months.
    The owners want the bees gone.
    The trees must stay.
    There are still bees coming out of the trap.
    Under these circumstances I would abandon...
  16. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,013

    Re: I've got 1600 lbs of honey, now what?

    Subscribe to Bee Culture. It has average retail and wholesale prices for various regions every month. That will give you a price guide.
    After that, the name of the game is "HUSTLE"
  17. Replies
    14
    Views
    744

    Re: How do I Move My Hives 170 Miles?

    Buy a bag or two of ice and put in the trailer to keep the temp below 100. Make sure they have ventilation in the hives.
  18. Replies
    413
    Views
    14,908

    Poll: Re: Bees, lies and evidence-based policy

    I am a sideliner, not a commercial beek but I try to follow the discussions about the neonics. The ABJ and Bee Buzz both carried the following article a week or so ago. It should be read by both...
  19. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,703

    Re: Hive removal from garden. No experience!

    Bal
    Get a limb lopper to cut the Ivy away. Early in the AM or at dusk go to the box and smoke them lightly.
    Cut the Ivy away from the entrance. Cover the entrance with wire cloth, screen or duct...
  20. Replies
    15
    Views
    922

    Re: Bees making an entrance

    There was an article in Bee Culture a little over a year ago that made the claim that "Given the choice, bees will use an upper entrance over a bottom board entrance" The authors claimed the bees...
  21. Thread: Pricing Honey

    by jredburn
    Replies
    32
    Views
    4,333

    Re: Pricing Honey

    What people pay for an item is based on their need and their perception of worth. People believe that the honey you have for sale is of of higher quality than the junk they find in a store. They...
  22. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    I have had a couple of similar experiences with people that do not want to pay when the bill is presented. I merely tell that I cannot take their bees away if they do not want to pay. I then tell...
  23. Re: Cut Out Bees: Abscond while box open waiting for latecomers?

    Have not heard of this procedure before. What kind of fertilizer do you use? Do you mix it with Pine needles, dried grass, old blue jeans or just burn it straight?
    Great Idea.
    Regards
    Joe
  24. Replies
    2
    Views
    435

    Re: Robbing and yellow jackets and ants

    [QUOTE=tanksbees;1159353]Three weeks ago, I had 4 healthy hives, now I am down to one.

    Gave hive #2 to my stepfather, they were dead or had absconded within a week, they got overrun by argentinian...
  25. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,519

    Re: Tired of losing all the honey to robbers

    newbee
    Bears are after the larva instead of the honey.
    Put robber screens on all of your hives, End of problem
Results 1 to 25 of 186
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4