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    what does it look like, i will have to take...

    what does it look like,

    i will have to take the camera down to my bees and see it they do it.

    Regards Tony
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    Hello Radar bees doing OK thanks, i was 20...

    Hello Radar

    bees doing OK thanks, i was 20 strong at one point this year but sold a couple and i am wintering on 16,
    i sugar dusted up until last Xmas when i used O/A for the first time and...
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    I think her bees died in the winter as well. ...

    I think her bees died in the winter as well.

    dickm

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    was the colllapse of the hives mites.

    Tony
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    Jennifers SC Study

    can any one tell me if the bees are still going and what was the out come of the study




    Regards Tony
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    Hi, when i use empty frames between frames off...

    Hi,

    when i use empty frames between frames off brood, i take one of the bottom bars and braid nail it in the rebate of the top bar and bottom bar which gives a lot more strength to the comb when...
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    d.asly all my hives are made from 3/4 shutter ply...

    d.asly all my hives are made from 3/4 shutter ply and other than some one giving you hives it has to be the cheapest way to expand.

    ...
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    I'd explain further, but I'd likely just get an...

    I'd explain further, but I'd likely just get an argument for my
    trouble.
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    dangle the carrot Jim :)
    I would like to hear more too.

    Regards Tony
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    BjornBee how old are the eggs that you are ...

    BjornBee how old are the eggs that you are transferring to the cups, and how long are these eggs/larvae kept out of the hives.

    Regards Tony
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    looking for a video clip on cut down split's

    Hi,

    has anyone got a video of a cut down split that they could upload or put a link up to a site,

    tried this last year and got it wrong, honey yield was bad and i was running around trying to...
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    hi Michael Palmer, what cell size are the ...

    hi Michael Palmer,

    what cell size are the frames that they collapsed on.

    Regards tony
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    sub and fondant on top bars with a empty super. ...

    sub and fondant on top bars with a empty super.

    pic taken 26/12/07

    regards Tony



    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h319/tony350i/frames/100_0068.jpg
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    varroa day's could be number

    Copyied this from a post on British beekeepers' Assocition support board site.


    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=332&objectid=10482983

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/4327475a3600.html
    ...
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    >About 70 percent of my hives are small cell....

    >About 70 percent of my hives are small cell. From what I've seen so far they don't seem to perform any better than they did before and frankly, in some ways, I think they don't do as well.

    Hello...
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    >Are all the SC and LC hives from the study still...

    >Are all the SC and LC hives from the study still intact and sitting where they were for the study? Will you be keeping them as they are and monitoring them over the next couple years?


    ...
  15. Are these the same people that fried bees in the...

    Are these the same people that fried bees in the comb with some electrical currant that killed mites?

    Regard Tony
  16. Started with one mongrel hive and played with...

    Started with one mongrel hive and played with that for 18 month or so, I going in to winter with 17 hives and Iím in my fourth years.

    Regards Tony
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    I wonder that cell size the bees were drawing...

    I wonder that cell size the bees were drawing back then

    Regards Tony
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    thanks MB Tony

    thanks MB

    Tony
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    So it would be ok to use honey when making up...

    So it would be ok to use honey when making up pollen sub patties.
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    honey mix pollen

    Hi,

    Do bees mix honey with the pollen that they collect when they store it in the cells?

    Tony
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    Hi, You might have more than one virgin queen...

    Hi,
    You might have more than one virgin queen that arrived to your nuc and what you are seeing is the loser of a punch up. I would leave it a week and then put a test frame with eggs in to see what...
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    Hi, Are you using standard foundation or small...

    Hi,

    Are you using standard foundation or small cell/natural cell in your brood box?

    Regards Tony
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    Ok, I will keep my fingers crossed.

    I had a result a couple of days ago; I got a call for a swarm that was hanging over the entrance to the local village hall.
    I got them in a brood box and they look like they are going to stay.
    Iím...
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    deform wings

    When you know that you have 4.9mm in the brood comb and see young bees with deformed wings
    Do these hives recover or are they doomed.
    Iíve only spotted this in two out off 15 hives, but it is...
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    I make 90% of my decisions on how I keep my bees...

    I make 90% of my decisions on how I keep my bees from MB replies

    And Iím just a youngster turning 41 this year.


    Regards Tony
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