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    Educational Video

    Thought some of you might be interested in this video for use in your education interactions:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W47O_vhpDA
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    and Mr Bush, you recommend?

    and Mr Bush, you recommend?
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    Thanks for the comments. Ruben, I checked out...

    Thanks for the comments.

    Ruben, I checked out your pictures, you have a beautiful location!
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    Help me think this through...I'm new

    So I am getting ready for winter. I have got the brood in a box or two at the bottom. I have a box or two of honey above them. I am feeding some of the hives to fill up the stores. I think this...
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    Torque

    How do you convert the torque to weight?
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    So I am here in Virginia. Is it reasonable...

    So I am here in Virginia.

    Is it reasonable to say that a full medium box of honey will be enough for them?

    Thanks, you have been helpful already?
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    How heavy is "Heavy"?

    I am a new beek. I have read several times that I need to make sure that the bees have enough honey to make it through the winter. The measure that is often evoked is - I need to make sure they...
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    Check out http://beekeeperlinda.blogspot.com/ she...

    Check out http://beekeeperlinda.blogspot.com/ she has some great videos including one on crush and strain.
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    Yeah, I've got bumblebees in a birdhouse in my...

    Yeah, I've got bumblebees in a birdhouse in my backyard.
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    Nice - how many hives to produce this much honey?

    Nice - how many hives to produce this much honey?
  11. Thread: Bumble bees

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    I've seen more bumblebees this year than any...

    I've seen more bumblebees this year than any other - no die off here.
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    Another one!

    I also caught my first swarm yesterday! My picts are on my blog - pretty cool!
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    Bee stinging habits...?

    I am new to this game and I have not yet gotten stung (I know...)

    Do bees sting on the fly or after lighting? What I am really wondering is, if the bees land on me, which happens a lot, is there...
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    BBees

    The bumblebees seems to be thriving this year - perhaps it is just that I am looking closer now that I am keeping bees :rolleyes:
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    Bumblebees robbing Honeybees?

    I have seen some bumblebees hanging around the front of my hives. They appear to be trying to get in but are being repelled by the guards. Is this normal - anyone else seen this. Should I worry?
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    Two Queens! What now?

    So, I did a hive inspection today and found the queen readily. The hive looked strong and growing. When I looked at my pictures later it looked like I had another queen! Please take a look at my...
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    Well, those of you who guessed drone cell were correct. Sorry, as a newbee it looked so peculiar that I jumped to a conclusion that it was a queen cell. What gave it away to the careful readers was...
  18. Newbee - need some interpretation of today's hive inspection.

    I got my first hive, a split, from a fellow beekeeper on Friday. I took my first peek inside today and . . .

    It was 70ish today so I came home early to see what the bees were doing. I began by...
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    So, this was a colony started from a Nuc. It...

    So, this was a colony started from a Nuc. It certainly was not fully established so it did not have the stores needed to make it through the cold weather. However, I was assuming that the food I...
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    Death of a colony :(

    Well this is my first year and the one colony I have been trying to get through the winter kicked the bucket. I have documented what I did and taken some pictures of the current state in hopes I can...
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    Where do I purchase small cell foundation?

    I am looking for small cell foundation (4.9mm) for medium boxes. I know Dadant carries it - does anyone else?
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    Foundation consternation

    I have read, I have listened, I have asked questions and I still ended up in a quandary with regard to which foundation to purchase. So I bought a variety, not the smartest thing economically, but I...
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    Minwax

    I had the same question and finally ended up using Minwax Polyurethane Clear to show the natural wood finish. Seems to be working fine, I let it air a couple of days before introducing the bees and...
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    Chocolate

    I am just thankful for the recent scientific studies that tell me it is good for me to eat dark chocolate.

    Have a Blessed Christmas!
  25. Thread: feeders

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    Bucket Feeder

    For those of you using the bucket feeder - does anyone have a picture of the top so I can see the distribution and size of holes you are using?
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