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  1. Re: Overwintering, Candy Boards, Ridged Covers, and Ventilation?

    Do you mean to just put newspaper above the frames, and pour a bag of sugar onto the newspaper? No mixing??? If it works, I'd like to do that. How often would I have to open the hive and refill...
  2. Thread: Sugar for syrup

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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    Lauri: Thank you for the pricing. I don't have a Costco near me. So far the best I've been able to find is $5.12 for 10#. A 25# is only a penny savings. Are there any bulk buys for sugar?
  3. Thread: Sugar for syrup

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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    My error: Correction: 5 "quarts" of 2:1 syrup not pounds. My apologies. There are 2 full supers with lots of bees and a new empty super placed today. It is not leaking nor being robbed either. ...
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    2:1 syrup; top feeder
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    This is my fist year. This hive was started in May. It had a split in July. Now it is booming with bees and new brood. I thought I was doing something wrong. So I had someone inspect it for me. ...
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    Inspector said to keep feeding them for winter storage. I can always move some frames of honey to the weak hive later.
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    Yes, it is not being robbed. I just had an inspector look it over. It is storing for the winter. I need to find a place to buy sugar in bulk to feed the bees.
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    Sugar for syrup

    I have a hive that is taking 5 gallons of syrup a day. Where is the best place to get sugar in bulk?
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    I have a Russian hive that is MEAN. Lost count of how many times I have been stung. Is a Russian hive hard to requeen with a more gentle breed? Anyone have any experience with this?

    I want to...
  10. Re: Outch! Just finished up with extracting honey crop and pop goes a swarm...

    Thanks for the info. Do the Yugo's create a lot of propolis like the Russian bees?
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    Thank you. I will contact HBG.
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    May I ask where you got your Yugo bees from? I'm looking for them for next season.
  13. Re: Outch! Just finished up with extracting honey crop and pop goes a swarm...

    I'm considering the Yugo bees for next season. May I get you opinion on them? Where did you get them from? I need to find a Yugo bee supplier.
  14. Thread: New in NC

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    Re: New in NC

    Oh ... I'll have to do some searches and see what I can find. Thanks to everyone.
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    Re: New in NC

    Where do I find "beekeeping knowledge?" I do not see it any where.
  16. Thread: New in NC

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    New in NC

    I'm a new bee keeper. I got my first hive in May. Hope to be able to learn and get info from experienced bee keepers.
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