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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    I did this, and it worked great. Rubber banded the comb into the frames and all is now well,
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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    First off, I would thank you NOT to hijack my thread.

    Secondly, I was told by a veteran beekeeper that the Round-Up was what did it. I'm new to this, like I said.

    He said it did it, and I know...
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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    Ah! Now that sounds like something I can do! Thanks for the tip.........
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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    Yeah, still don't like it.............

    I'm a REAL farmer. I don't worship at the altar of Monsanto. I feed my family. I'm not in it for a profit.
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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    Here's my deal. I'm a beginner. And I have one hive. I had two, the sister-in-law managed to kill the second on last year with Round-up.

    So about 10 days ago I had my first swarm (as a newbie) and...
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    Re: I caught 3 swarms......

    With the queen excluder I'm trying to keep the queen in the brood chamber. And I used the empty box to drop the swarm off in when I caught it.
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    I caught 3 swarms......

    My bees swarmed three times last week and luckily I caught all three swarms and put them in empty supers.

    I put a 10 frame deep super on bottom with an empty 10 frame deep super on top of that,...
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    Re: Costco Honey

    I shop at Costco. And that would surprise most that know me because I am a huge advocate for "buy locally". I realize that where WalMart and Sam's Club have absolutely executed so many of the little...
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    Brockway Jars

    So, I happened on some old Brockway jars. Half pint and pint size. Problem is I need some lids. Anyone know where I can find some?
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    Re: first supers pulled today

    Tell me about this disposable trap.........
  11. Thread: Feeding 2:1

    by jparris001
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    Re: Feeding 2:1

    I noticed yesterday they had already started capping some. I'll hold off feeding for a bit. Thanks!
  12. Thread: Feeding 2:1

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    Feeding 2:1

    I'm new to all this, so excuse any stupid questions.

    I installed two new packages of bees three weeks ago. I've been feeding them 2:1 syrup from a feeder inside the hive since then. They are...
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    Re: Hello from Middle Tennessee

    Thanks all. I have a feeling some of my bees are still nearby. Find any water pooled on the ground and you'll find a dozen or so having a drink.
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    Hello from Middle Tennessee

    Hello forum. I'm Jeff Parris and I live in Franklin, Tennessee. I am new to beekeeping, bought 2 hives last year and they both left during the winter. I've came across so much bad information from...
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