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    Laidlaw and Page have a book out called "Queen...

    Laidlaw and Page have a book out called "Queen Rearing and Bee Breeding" which you'll find your answers.

    Jack was nice enough post a down-to-earth, step-by-step approach (Miller method) but the...
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    As a beginner, pass on the tree. Most...

    As a beginner, pass on the tree. Most professional bee removal outfits will avoid trees at all costs - with the exception of assistance in cutting down the tree.

    You're looking at thousands of...
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    Pahaley, You may want to let nature run it's...

    Pahaley,

    You may want to let nature run it's course with this one. When the bees are dead (if?) be sure to close up the hive until you can repopulate it with a new swarm or package.

    Feeding...
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    Don't even wait a day! If mice are in your hive,...

    Don't even wait a day! If mice are in your hive, you probably don't have much of live beehive anymore. Every day you wait they'll just tear out more of your comb making a gross mess in their wake. ...
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    Why would you suspect your old foundation...

    Why would you suspect your old foundation 'sheets' as being diseased? If it's new and from a reputable dealer, use it. If it's 20 years old and never used, use it. Foundation doesn't get disease...
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    Beekeeping in CO @ 6500 ft? Where in Colorado...

    Beekeeping in CO @ 6500 ft?

    Where in Colorado are you?

    Check out Carniolan bees or Buckfast. Either variety overwinters better than most as they survive our winters with a smaller cluster...
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    You can keep bees most ANYWHERE - but sometimes...

    You can keep bees most ANYWHERE - but sometimes it's best not to let your neighbors see your hives everyday. Your bees will suddenly become the reason why they were stung 2 miles away, and why the...
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    DBAK, Barry asked me to help with your question...

    DBAK, Barry asked me to help with your question on charging for bee-removals:

    On early season 'average' removals, I charge $110-$165 taking 1-3 hours; 1-2 story removals (ONLY). Ladder removals...
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