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    Re: Happy Birthday Michael Palmer

    A long way from the valley Mike. I am sure you're missing a lot of good sled riding.
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    Re: how cold is too cold to move bees

    I moved a hive last weekend in 0 degree weather. We are still really really cold and they're alive in there.
    My opinion is cold weather is a good time to move them, no worries of them coming out...
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    MY HIVE FELL OVER

    Yesterday, Ohio had major winds as this winter continues to bring frigid weather down on us. One of my Nucs fell over. This nuc is three five frame boxes and was strapped together. Fortunately, the...
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    Re: Re-hiving overwintered nuc - video link

    If you would have just added another box to your nuc they would have continued to grow really well. I always think they slow when I put them down in ten frame boxes.
    Over wintered nuts are the...
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    Re: Syrup with a bit of mold

    You can feed it to your bees and they should have no problem.. If you are still worried about it, since it is only a couple of gallons you can strain it thru a cheese cloth.
    We always have some...
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    Re: I'm done with 9 frame spacers in supers

    I'm not sure why you don't want 9-frames of fat drawn out comb full of honey. 10-frames in my opinion won't have or hold as much honey as 9 frames fully drawn and filled will..
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    Re: Virgins and Queen Cells and a Trapout

    If you introduce the bees you already have with a virgin queen and then add more cells, the virgin queen is going to tear them down or kill them. You'd be better off taking the additional cells and...
  8. Re: What is the best way to combine queenless nucs with eachother?

    When we combine like this we don't waste time with the newspaper. We just stick them together and get it over with. There may be a little fight,but, overall they'll do fine.
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    Re: ohio honey flow

    Here in Zanesville the flow was very strong for about four weeks. It appears that the flow now is slowing as the bees are no longer pulling out foundation. I'd say we' ll be finished in the next...
  10. Thread: Honey Prices

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    Re: Honey Prices

    We are just south of you and we are getting the following:
    Quart $17
    Pint $9
    1/2 Pint $5

    I am raising the cost this year $3 per qt. and $1 on the other two
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    Re: Are these queen cells?

    I'd have to agree with mike palmer, they sure look like emergency queen cells...
  12. Thread: Too many bees

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    Re: Too many bees

    The hive ended up having about six swarm cells. They definitely were swarm and not supercedure.
  13. Thread: Too many bees

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    Re: To many bees

    First, this hive consist of two deeps and one shallow. The flow here started a couple of weeks ago and is in full go right now. This hive currently has four supers sitting up top. Zanesville is in...
  14. Thread: Too many bees

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    Too many bees

    Hello all, I have on question about my bees. When checking my bees on Sunday May 18th I found my hives in great condition but I found one hive that was just completely booming with bees. I found a...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Got my first swarm today in zanesville ohio..10404
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    Re: Anaphylactic shock

    If the person is dying I am sure they won't mind you use an epipen prescribed for someone else. That's what is wrong with this nation. We have become a nation of pussies. I'm rolling the dice and...
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    Re: Rite Cell question

    I started using some rite cell this year and mine didn't have a bad smell. I was told by some commercial guys to put mad extra two coats of wax on each piece. I did and my by are doing okay with...
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    Re: Swarming bees and a look after they're hived

    Did you put that swarm on Rite Cell Foundation? If so, are they drawing it out pretty good.
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    Re: Moving a Hive Suggestions...PLEASE :}

    Everything sounds right on. Not sure why you want to leave them on the trailer all night, I'd just put them into position and be done with it. If you are moving at night the hardware cloth is not...
  20. I need help building division board feeders

    I have built three division board feeders. I used top grade glue (liquid nails) to secure the 1/8" Masonite to both sides. They won't stop leaking, I need some advice quickly as spring is here and I...
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    Re: Mentoring Children

    This sounds like beekeeping... Everyone has a different opinion..this is not exactly accurate,but,it's close. It's the internet it has to be true������
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    Re: Queen Flew away while attempting a split

    I'm thinking that a queen with only 100 bees left isn't really worth keeping. Why would you want to keep her? The weak do not survive, let her go and split your strong hive when things are really...
  23. Is there a rule when to start feeding syrup?

    Days are getting warmer,but, the nights are still cold. The temptation to start feeding is here. What's your rule on when you start feeding syrup?
    When you do start the syrup do you mix meds, honey...
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    Re: What to ask "monsanto foundation rep"

    Just an update from this mornings Ag breakfast. The Monsanto representative attending the meeting, but, fielded no questions. The rep was a salesperson who was there to present a check to the local...
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    Re: Post Just Disappeared

    Thanks. I didn't realize I was supposed to post it somewhere other than where I out it.
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