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  1. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Hi:

    Someone who contacted me privatelly told me to take my hive [2 deeps now] and shake all bees from the hive at around 100 feet or so away from the original hive place and to return the boxes...
  2. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Oldtimer, thanks for responding. So what should I do now? Shake the bees in my new installed [yesterday] hive or can I mix with a nuc I'm getting this Saturday? Will they kill the queen in the nuc...
  3. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Hi: Sorry to continue in this old thread that I started last year. I was able to [I?] to save the hive through the winter and it was a nasty one here. I started feeding this hive in late march and...
  4. Re: Mite count still high after treating with Mite Away Quick Strips

    can you give us an update on the mites and if you switched to oxalic acid? TIA
  5. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Thanks guys, after doing some more reading & research i realized this second box had moth and beetles & were doing its thing so i took the white box out yesterday, and took every frame out and looked...
  6. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    So I combined 2 weeks hives [the brown box is the one I've been talking about in this thread] after 24 hours I remove top box to see whats going on and I see the worms on top of paper. I've made a...
  7. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Well I'm VERY MAD at myself. I just looked to closely trying to get my daughter -right after school- to look at the frame I took out to put the one with capped brood on it.... she is 10 today and...
  8. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Update:

    Ok guys I introduced a new queen 09/04 [after 33 of swarm] there was no eggs or brood for 33 days so I drove 45 mins one way to get it. Today she is still in the cage [first day I've...
  9. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Adam: Thanks for your reply, I hate to be a newbie, I have read books and read the forum here, LOTS to learn. So If I introduce 2 frames with Brood , do I need a new queen also?

    I'm going to...
  10. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Guys [and when I say guys I mean guys and gals]

    UPDATE

    I had a commercial beekeeper couple come in yesterday at around 6 pm to check my only Hive. This is what i got from them:

    -Hive is low...
  11. Re: To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Guys

    Thanks for all the input. I have not touched the beehive since last Monday [to dust them for mites] an will wait until day 30 to open and see if new queen is laying. It's been hotter than...
  12. To feed or not to feed [that is the question and a couple more]

    Hi:

    New bee package received in April 2014, fed every day as per my mentor instructions [until they stop feeding]. August 1st half the hive swarmed. Its August 25 have done 2 mite treatments [once...
  13. Re: Kentucky looking for mentor in louisville, Simpsonville , shelbyville, la grange

    Ladies and gents, thanks for the info, I contacted Lani and she has been a great source of info. I'm looking forward to meet and join the people who belong to the shelbyville club. Thanks for the...
  14. Kentucky looking for mentor in louisville, Simpsonville , shelbyville, la grange KY

    Hope i dint post this in the wrong are, first post in the forum.. I stared beekeeping this year everything went great until 08/01 when as i was getting on our van to go on one week of vacation with...
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