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    Pennsylvania Pollen

    I stopped at a fellow Bee keepers house yesterday afternoon to buy a 1 lb block of wax and we were taking a look at a few of his hives near the house when we seen bees coming in with pollen? So I...
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    Re: Ohio Beekeepers - Check Your Hive Weights

    I can see there is still some left looking through the 3/4 hole I drilled for the top ent.
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    Re: Ohio Beekeepers - Check Your Hive Weights

    I am just across the state line near I-80 and I had activity yesterday as well. I seen a fair amount of bees in and out of the hive and using the top ent to the candy board that i put on in November.
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    Re: Eco Wood Treatment

    I dipped them before I put them together, let them soak for about 3 min on each part holding it under the solution, then air dried it and soaked each end again for 20 min. I think i picked up some...
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    Re: Eco Wood Treatment

    Just pine boxes from Walter T Kelly
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    Re: Colony update here in Pa

    I seen some decent activity out of my hive today here in western Pa. They were using the top entrance into the candy board I made for them.9317
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    Eco Wood Treatment

    Just wanted to post a few pictures of my 2 new hives that I treated with the Eco wood treatment, they look good, I guess only time will tell how well it works. Checked on my Italian hive today and...
  8. Re: A Bit Too Much Fun With the Bee Supply Catalog

    Do you still have a shop in knox? I am not to far from you, and was in Foxburgh today.
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    Re: Sighned eddition of ABC of Bees Keeping?

    I have a 1895 book but mine is called The ABC Of Bee Culture not signed nor in great condition, but i love to refer to it to see how little has changed in most things. I find it really interesting on...
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    Re: Marla Spivak- TED 2013

    What a great video! You would think big brother would bee promoting people to get into bee keeping in some way.
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    Re: Uncapped Honey Question

    So you would add another super on top of the one that is uncapped?
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    Uncapped Honey Question

    I have a new hive that i started in April from a package, I fed the bees until 8-1-13 at that point I had 2 deep boxes on the hive and 18 frames for my supers drawn out, as they would draw out a...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    I picked up a nice size swarm yesterday thanks to a phone call from my mother at our family camp, It was about the size of a basketball 35 feet up in a maple tree.
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    Entrance Reducer

    I have a question on using a reducer, How long do you use it? I have had mine off for about a month and they seem to be doing good. I was thinking about putting it back on and drilling a hole in my...
  15. Re: ?OK to stop feeding...& feeder fills with bees

    I have a new hive this year as well. I have been feeding them since April 15th when i got the 3Lb package, I have been using a internal feeder that was in the deeps. It took them about 6 weeks to...
  16. Thread: Western Pa.

    by RJI_1968
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    Re: Western Pa.

    Thanks everyone for the welcome! I am located in West Middlesex Pa. right on the Pa/Ohio line. I just have the 1 hive for this year but it is doing really well so far, with a pleasant bunch of Bees...
  17. Thread: Western Pa.

    by RJI_1968
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    Western Pa.

    Hi I am a new member from western Pa. I just got back into Bee Keeping after a 15 year break. I ordered a 3 Lb. package from a local club just south of me.
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