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  1. Thread: my bees(week 1)

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    Re: my bees(week 1)

    Have you been able to locate the queen yet?
  2. Thread: my bees(week 1)

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    Re: my bees(week 1)

    I have no idea, but great picture. Thanks for sharing. I'll look forward to the responses. :o
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    Re: Things starting up in NC

    Mine have been rockin' and rollin' and bringing back pollen in Winston-Salem too.
    Unfortunately had the chance to clean out my dead-out from the wind storm a few weeks ago:
  4. Thread: girls out today

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    Re: girls out today

    My bees were VERY active this weekend as we broke 60 twice (snow is almost all gone). Pollen coming in ranged from almost white to green to orange to magenta (maples).

    Sadly, I also had to clean...
  5. Thread: 1st Hive Ever

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    Re: 1st Hive Ever

    Welcome. You'll both love it. My kids are facinated by my bees.
  6. Splitting, Feeding and 2 Nectar Flows - 2nd year plans

    Hi all,

    I'm seeking some advice on several fronts. I'm a second year beek in NC. I revently lost one of my 2 hives to a windstorm, but still have one colony that's very strong (from a captured...
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    Re: Early Spring 1st Year in NC

    I actually HAD bricks on my lids, but now I've got cinder blocks. :s

    Oh well, you live and learn. Hopefully I can make a split or another swarm will come my way.

    Thanks and good luck to you...
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    Re: Early Spring 1st Year in NC

    Well, issue resloved (unfortunately):

    A 50+ MPH wind gust ripped the cover, inner cover and empty medium with feeding jars off of Hive A sometime today while I was at work. When I got home the...
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    Re: Early Spring 1st Year in NC

    Hive A (from a nuc) that has the small cluster IS Italian. Now should I worry? :)
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    Early Spring 1st Year in NC

    Hi all,

    I've got two Hives that I started last year here in central NC. Hive A was from a 5 frame nuc and hive B was a swarm I got in mid-June. Both wintered in a 10 frame deep + medium that were...
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    With all due respect to the current champs, I am...

    With all due respect to the current champs, I am NOT A TARHEEL!!!

    I am a VERY proud Demon Deacon. (And my bees are Black and Gold) :p
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    Thanks for the welcomes. Yeah, apparently NC is a...

    Thanks for the welcomes. Yeah, apparently NC is a good place to be for beekeeping. I've not been to BMBF yet because they're not open evenings nor weekends and I work, but some day I'll have to play...
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    Winston-Salem, NC New-Bee

    Hi all,
    First Nuc installed less than a week ago and all seems very well. Looking forward to tapping into the expertise of the forum.

    Peter
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