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    Nat'l Honey Show "BeesLike Sugar Too"

    Hi everyone, this is a great utube from the National Honey Show, by Ann W. Harman, titled Bees Like Sugar Too, here is the link:
    http://youtu.be/R86DOPiX-3s

    Very informative.
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    Re: Checking hive during winter.

    You can buy a stethoscope on ebay pretty cheap.
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    "Just hold the foundation tight against the fence and go slow. The blade wants to grab the plastic if you don't do it correctly."

    Hi Lauri, great ideas....my husband has a tip for cutting the...
  4. Re: robbing of our new hive with black bees

    I am not familiar with identifying different pollinators, but go to honeybeesuite.com and send Rusty that pic, she could probably identify it.
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    Re: For the stylish beekeeper...

    :D
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    Re: greetings from Berkeley CA

    Hi and welcome, try honeybeesuite.com, she has good information and pics of making a simple quilt box and other ideas. Great that you guys finally have some rain out there!
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    Re: Mystery Collapse

    Take a look at Randy Oliver's site Scientific Beekeeping, he has a wealth of information on there, including a section for new Beekeepers (actually it's for those beeks who bought nucs from him) His...
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    Re: Mystery Collapse

    specialKayme wrote "......varroa deification?"....:D definition: one that embodies the qualities of a god....
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    Re: Don't see this everyday....

    My husband and I removed an open air hive a few months ago, up in the peak of a barn. There was a pile of bees below the combs (about 20 feet down from the peak of the barn). I brought a swarm trap...
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    Re: Get bees to draw comb. New beek

    Hi Jason, I bought 3 4-frame nucs in May and harvested over 300 pounds of honey from them. Didn't touch any honey in the brood boxes, only supers. If you have excess, extract it! :)
  11. Re: May you find a blessing in your dressing.

    Yes!
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    Re: Treated OAV.

    Thanks Glock, the pics are a great help. we just bought one, ready for next year. Have a great holiday.
  13. Re: May you find a blessing in your dressing.

    You always seem to have a nice poetry line, this one is good, too; I hope you have a blessed holiday with family and friends, and be a blessing to others! :):)
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    Re: What is raw honey?

    I do ."Bee Thankful Pure Raw HONEY" with the Proverb 16:24 :)
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    Re: Colony update here in Pa

    I also have had a good year for honey. I extract a few times during the season to get seasonal honey. I have 3 big hives now from 4 frame NUCS new this past spring, and they gave us well over 300...
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    Re: Goldenrod vs. Knotweed

    The honeybees love knotweed.....and you may not see them on the goldenrod but they are there. Usually the knotweed and goldenrod are combined for honey. The honey is absolutely yummy! Beautiful red...
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    Re: Not taking syrup

    I am seeing pollen being brought in...I think I will add another frame of brood like someone else suggested. I hope I see a healthy colony when I get in there Saturday. Maybe it is taking them a...
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    Re: Not taking syrup

    I have 5 other hives that are doing well. It's just this one hive. Our temps aren't as hot as yours currently. I'll see this weekend. Thanks.
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    Re: Not taking syrup

    I have not checked yet, this weekend I will look at both hives. Hardly any pollen or honey. The original queen from the Buckfast split just did not have a good laying pattern and not much brood at...
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    Not taking syrup

    A question regarding feeding: I had made a split from a Buckfast hive earlier in the late spring with a supercedure cell. The cell hatched, queen mated and was laying just OK, not great. They were...
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    Re: NYS over wintered nucs

    We people are so imperfect and have such high expectations of others; there is always an exception, always a "but". I personally don't care for "buts", but they are always there. Some excuses "buts"...
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    Re: NYS over wintered nucs

    Agree. With a "but".
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    Re: NYS over wintered nucs

    I guess that's what EPSHPA is about. I shared your parrot video. :)
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    Re: NYS over wintered nucs

    Ok, thank you!
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    Re: NYS over wintered nucs

    Thanks Mark, it sounds like BetterBee would be good if they have M.Palmers bees. Bob B. sounds good also being that he has Russians. I'll ask on the Facebook page of EPSHA; I like to see what is out...
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