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    i have a plastic gallon jug that i've cut the top...

    i have a plastic gallon jug that i've cut the top off leaving about 2 inches of the bottom. i used to use rocks but had a lot of bees drowning. i still use 1 rock and also some wood scraps from some...
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    yeah if it hadn't been for my girls flying all...

    yeah if it hadn't been for my girls flying all over those little plants, i would have never known that they had blooms. now i'll have to add some depth to what little knowledge i have by finding out...
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    first off thanks for buzzing in guys. i went back...

    first off thanks for buzzing in guys. i went back out and really got down and looked at what they were working on. dag gummedest thing i've ever seen. there is a really small weed that gets no higher...
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    i'll see what i can do. temp is already starting...

    i'll see what i can do. temp is already starting to drop here but i'll try to catch them as they foriage and may even get one returning to hive with a load on.
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    just curious

    yeah i just went up to check my hives and although it's only 53 degrees here today i still had activity. i noticed about 2 weeks ago when we had a pretty good run of days in the upper 60's to low...
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    thank you all. this sounds to me like a very good...

    thank you all. this sounds to me like a very good idea to help my first hive to move up. i mis-stated the part on hive 1 where i removed top hive body and winterized. i just took that 2nd body off...
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    first off thank you very much for your reply....

    first off thank you very much for your reply. there where plenty of bee's in the 2nd body that was almost full of honey. i did not go into the bottom body. and yes we are just now beginning to see...
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    beginner-needs help

    i bought my first 2 packages of bee's(italians) last year and as far as i know everything went ok. the 1st package is about a month older than the second. a couple of months after i had them the...
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    thanks mr. bush. i hope it's just drone's. they...

    thanks mr. bush. i hope it's just drone's. they almost looked like queen's. when i went back out later they where gone. i'll check again tomorrow. once again thanks.
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    newbie question

    yes i received my first ever package of bee's three weeks ago and today 24 days after putting them in the hive i see something i don't like. there is a bigger bee flying around in front and seems to...
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