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    Re: smb ground treatment

    Try table salt. The salt will dry the larvae like it does to a snail. Use generously.
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    Re: Adding Supers for Honey

    I have heard to put the super under the one that is full.
  3. 3 times a charm, FINALLY caught my first swarm

    The past 2 weekends I have had swarms and some experiences in trying to get them. A lot of valuable learning experience but no success. Was surprised to see this swarm close to my barn yesterday. ...
  4. Re: Will a swarm sometimes return to their original hive?

    Small pine, 25 ft tall 6 -7 " on the stump. I have plenty on my property. Needed thinning out anyway and i wanted that swarm.
  5. Will a swarm sometimes return to their original hive?

    Had my second swarm of the season yesterday, 5 Apr 14, Bees went up again in a pine too high for me and my gear to safely get. Tied a rope to the tree to prevent from falling when I cut with a...
  6. Thread: My First Swarm

    by David H
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    My First Swarm

    Went out today to check my two hives with plans of opening them up today. I knew something wasn't right because there were too many bees flying. Looked up and saw the swarm about 18 feet up in a...
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    Re: Nasonov Pheramone Application

    Thanks for the info. Going to set these out today if the weather will cooperate
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    Nasonov Pheramone Application

    Recently received my nasonov pheramone to aid in possibly catching a few swarms this year. The problem I have is no instructions on how to apply. Do you open the small tube and apply to the inside...
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    Re: l) Harvesting first honey

    I am a first year beekeeper and I left all the honey the bees produced on their respective hives. I felt one hive did not have enough for the winter, didn't know it was going to be this cold in...
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    Re: NewBee to BeeSource Forum (Alabama)

    Thanks for the info. I took what radar was saying to mean that I could take frames with good queen cells and make splits. I am new to this and I will research. Not sure if I want to venture that...
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    NewBee to BeeSource Forum (Alabama)

    New to Bee Source and the forum. I have read some of the post through google searches and decided to join. I have been beekeeping for a whole year now. Very limited knowledge but willing to help...
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