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    Re: Preparing for Next Year

    Mostly bumbles on mine, rarely do I notice any honey bees on it.
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    Re: European Hornet problem

    Thats' what I've had to do, took commercial grade spray to finally take out the nest. Most of their nest you will find are several feet above ground in a rotted or split out tree. You'll notice...
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    Re: Honey (Queen) Excluder

    Would have been better to have moved up a frame or two of brood, or at least drawn comb if your going to use or try an excluder.
  4. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    There are varieties of GR, each a bit different when it comes to nectar. Also in my area if it rains nicely about a month before blossoming, then it seems we have a good flow. Overly dry a month...
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    Re: how to properly move a TB hive?

    I'd do it in early morning; then put a few branches near your landing board. If you have no other hives drift will be nil.
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    Re: extracting outdoors at night.

    Maybe a screened type tent gazebo from one of the box stores; portable lighting also. good luck.
  7. Re: Any small scale honey producers ever worry about being sued?

    Good suggestion Jean, for people to check. There are 2 types of policies to be concerned with: "Claims Made" and "Occurrence". In short the "Claims Made" is a policy that will provide you coverage...
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    Re: tankless water heater

    Good idea, I don't have one but seems like you'll save $'s.
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    Re: Rocks in the hive?

    Stonebrood
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    Re: Thank you Beesource

    X2 Good info John stated.

    Pyro, I'm about 50 miles South of you. They will overwinter fine in a 5 over 5 in your location. If we get a great Goldenrod flow this fall, keep an eye on them for...
  11. Re: Anyone ever have an extreme abnormal reaction to a single sting?

    Good time to say either don't wear rings or take them off as soon as you get hit in the hands.
  12. Re: Treating Japanese beetles without harming bees

    They are real bad here this year. I use Dawn dishwash liquid mix 1:10 in a spray bottle on my cherrry trees. But the bees not on the trees when the beetles show up. Maybe target your garden plants...
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    Re: Formic smell from hive

    Did you check for ant invasion?
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    Re: Hello from northern MD!

    SpringGreen,
    Welcome in, sound like your into a good start.
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    Re: Why are people moving away from SBB

    IMO some are moving away because of ventilation issues.

    some are moving away from them cause they listen to someone who said they were better when they put them on, and now are listening...
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    Re: Foundationless frame extraction

    Matt, one thing you can try, although a bit messy if single handed. Is when you have frames not attached at the bottom, after decapping I use rubber bands to prevent blowouts. Works great.
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    Re: Where Do You Extract Honey?

    Kitchen
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    Re: New bee keeper

    Welcome in, glad to hear your starting out well
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    Re: Eggs to larva photo

    Nice
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    Re: Disaster, help with diagnosis

    As you describe it sounds like SHB now as they are smaller like maggots (wax moth worms larger), also sounds like it was robbed out. Sometimes the bees just leave, no perfect answer to why but many...
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    Re: wax not bonding to plastic foundation

    Did you freeze the plastic frames? The contraction will cause that type of delamination.
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    Re: Starting Spring 2015!

    Welcome in and good luck with your start. A good idea is to start with at least two hives; this will help you in many ways.
  23. Re: Did I cause this layer worker situation? Help!

    [QUOTE: My largest 2 hives (one an overwintered hive, the other a new package) now have nothing but capped drone brood. On May 9 I pulled 2 frames of capped worker brood, 2 frames of stores (pollen...
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    Re: Swivel rocking chair cutout;)

    Crazy, who'd thought they,d go there
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    Re: Swarm Trap surprise

    Congrats, looks like your area is prime for swarms.
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