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  1. Thread: Queen mating

    by Roundman
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    Also When you II a queen with 8-10 select drones...

    Also When you II a queen with 8-10 select drones it enters the queen oviduc then it has to migrate into the spermatheca the most prolific of the little tadpoles will have the most % stored for...
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    I to have tryed different was to get a 2 Queen...

    I to have tryed different was to get a 2 Queen system From.making a split placing it on top of the parrent hive seperated by a screen With the entrance Facing the same direction of the parent hive...
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    Some Time you stumble upon things with out...

    Some Time you stumble upon things with out trying.One Spring I was Feeding my hives With the plastic inside feeders that take the place of a frame. Didnt have enought feeders so i just feed 1/2 of...
  4. Thread: Queen mating

    by Roundman
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    Most usally all I.I Nuc are bee tight except for...

    Most usally all I.I Nuc are bee tight except for the entrance a small piece of queen excluder is placed over it to keep the queen in the nuc until she has layed for several days
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    with use of the smaller cells you say the bees...

    with use of the smaller cells you say the bees are smaller and hatch time is shorten.was just thinking.. if this works like that on the honeybee.....then it will probelly work the same on the mite....
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    Hi C.I. I use a pair of reading Glass from...

    Hi C.I.

    I use a pair of reading Glass from wal-mart a small led light flash light held in one hand, automatic grafting tool,in the other hand. I always leave the tounge out as i enter the cell...
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    I Usally put from 1-2 workers in the Protecter I...

    I Usally put from 1-2 workers in the Protecter I found several times that when i didn,t the Q would crawl back into the cell and die also you can put a little ball of queen cage candy in the bottom...
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    That Will not harm them. they will eat jelly, pop...

    That Will not harm them. they will eat jelly, pop out of a discarted cans. Just fix it so they won't fall in ...with sticks or something they can light on.
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    Was reading the post on smaller cell size if the...

    Was reading the post on smaller cell size if the small cell cause the worker bee to hatch quicker.


    was wondering if you could in some way restrict the size of the queen cell if they would...
  10. Thread: packages

    by Roundman
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    Hi Aurumparadoxum " WoW " that was long I...

    Hi Aurumparadoxum " WoW " that was long I live in South East Oklahoma about 40 miles south and a little west of Fort Smith Ar. Let me know how many you want and I migh be able to help you. ...
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    Hi Newbee We don't get as cold as you get but...

    Hi Newbee We don't get as cold as you get but it's not the cold that harms the bee as much as the extra moister build up. they did an expermient in Minnesota raising a hive into the air with out...
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    Hi everybody I had a cc pollen trap on for my...

    Hi everybody
    I had a cc pollen trap on for my first go at it. I also learned that they will collect pollen according to their needs.put it on July 1st and in that month I collected 10 lbs of...
  13. Thread: Keeping Track

    by Roundman
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    M.B. I USE THE SINGLE BABY NUC BOX I DO MINE IN...

    M.B.
    I USE THE SINGLE BABY NUC BOX I DO MINE IN GROUPS IF MY CELL BAR HAS 20 CELLS I GET 15 FINISH CELLS MAKE YOUR GROUPS OF 15. OR WHAT EVER YOU CASE MAYBE.ABOUT 2 DAYS AFTER I PUT MY CELL IN THE...
  14. Thread: Keeping Track

    by Roundman
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    M.B DO YOU HAVE EXCEL PROGRAM. I HAVE A CHART ALL...

    M.B DO YOU HAVE EXCEL PROGRAM. I HAVE A CHART ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ENTER THE THE DATE YOU GRAFT AND IT ENTERS THE INFO IN OTHER CELLS AS THE HATCH DAY,MATING DAY LAYING DAY PULL DAY,1 DAY QUEENLESS...
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    HI M.B WAS WONDERING IF THIS QUEEN WAS A...

    HI
    M.B WAS WONDERING IF THIS QUEEN WAS A RUSSIAN QUEEN. I BOUGHT ONE OF THE RUSSIAN BREADER QUEEN THE FIRST YEAR THEY WERE SOLD. HER OFF SPRING SOME TIMES WOULD RUN OUT OF THE HIVE ONTO THE GROUND....
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    Hi MOPOSCAR I usally stand the frame on its end...

    Hi MOPOSCAR
    I usally stand the frame on its end and put a slim frame nail through end bar (1 1/4)Nail from the bee supplie cataloge into the top bar this also helps a lot after they get a few years...
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    Hi loggermike It has been a few years ago...

    Hi loggermike

    It has been a few years ago that I requeened with q cells. That year was my best honey year.

    requeened a 100 hives real early about the 15 march most hives only had from 3 to 5...
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    I put a divide into a hive with a mixture of...

    I put a divide into a hive with a mixture of black and white plastic. They built a little on black skipped some to go to the white foundation next to it. Did this all the way across the brood...
  19. Thread: Baby Nucs

    by Roundman
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    Michael I want to thank you on the info you gave...

    Michael I want to thank you on the info you gave me

    I have the entrance at the bottom it is 3/4 inch all the way across the bottom just like a full size hive.

    You wont need a raft type...
  20. Thread: Baby Nucs

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    I use 5 frame baby nuc. They are the shallow...

    I use 5 frame baby nuc. They are the shallow frame size. About half of a full size frame. 5 frames will be a little less than 2 1/2 full length 5 3/8 frames. I build these with a tight fit at the...
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    Brian i have used a newspaper laying it right on...

    Brian i have used a newspaper laying it right on top of the cluster and put a thin layer of granulated sugar about 1/4 to 1/2 inch on the paper. now this will only work if the are not starving but...
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    Was wondering if any one has tryed the MANN LAKE...

    Was wondering if any one has tryed the MANN LAKE Queen Rearing Kit. And knows some of the do's and Dont's of using it.

    Thanks

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    Velbert
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