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    Re: A lot of good info.

    thanks for the link. its a good read
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    Re: bees dead/gone. question...

    hmm, my dead bees looked ok. not 100% sure tho, but wings looked fine, just seemed to have froze to death.

    i done a closer inspection of the brood combs. some had brood capped and some had...
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    Re: bees dead/gone. question...

    thanks for the responses guys.

    as for freezing the honey frames because of wax moths, do i just simply thaw them out and put them back in the hive for the bees? would it be good to just wrap and...
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    Re: bees dead/gone. question...

    thanks for the reply Dan. that is pretty much what i was figuring on doing but wanted to make sure. i have been reading up a lot here the last couple of days trying to figure up a game plan.
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    bees dead/gone. question...

    hey guys, ill try and keep it short. btw, i'm in hodges SC, started with a 3lb package of italians

    started 1 hive last spring, 1 10 frame deep and super. bees did good, kept piling up outside the...
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    Re: New wasp in Greece?

    it's a white hornet
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    Re: Where can i purchase comb honey containers?

    here's one i found. i know nothing of them tho

    http://www.hiveandhoney.com/images/conrad_hive_honey_prices2009-2.pdf
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    Re: Beekeeping is Fun!!!

    i too enjoy the bees very much. i got started with a 3lb package this april and had planned on getting a couple more next spring. but my hive has grown so large and quick (2 deeps and 2 supers are...
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    Re: Desert Beekeeping

    lol, the last pics i saw of CA was from last years wild fires. the hills were bare :(
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    Re: Desert Beekeeping

    cool pics, beautiful hills
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    Re: How quickly things come to a hault.

    it's slowed here to (SC) i'm guessing due to the heat. but after a good rain, my bees go crazy. wide open, very busy. heres a vid from the other day after a good rain. cell phone vid, could be...
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    Re: What Got You Into Bees?

    my dad had bees when i was a kid (bout 33 years ago) due to lifes problems we had to get rid of them. i had always thought of getting bees myself after i was older.

    a few years ago, a guy on a...
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    Re: something I learned

    wow, that had to hurt. i too know the feeling of crunching things with the truck lol
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    Re: When to stop feeding

    my bee's were taking a quart a day, then slowed up to a quart every 2-3 days so i took it away. then i added another deep and super so i gave them feed to see if they wanted it to help with drawing....
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    Re: Easy Pickins

    man, i was hoping you'd get them
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    Re: Normal traffic for a package of bee's

    i'm new into it again, but thats about how mine did the first couple of weeks. and i was feeding heavy also, so i figured they just busy in the new hive getting it ready since they had sugar syrup...
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    Re: full brood, help

    thanks for the tip. working on it now
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    Re: Help with bees in wall

    find the location of the hives, try cracking the morter around the bricks and remove them, then cut into the wall for removal. if you can save the bricks, a brick mason can use them to repair the...
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    Re: full brood, help

    btw, i'm not worried about surplus honey at this time. i would rather the colony grow and them have what they need. figure maybe next year i may be able to get honey. it's more of a fascination and...
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    Re: full brood, help

    i didn't intend to restrict the queen, i plan to have 2 or 3 deeps for the queen, it's just that they filled the 1 deep i have faster than expected. therefore, for now, if they want the super for...
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    Re: full brood, help

    thanks guy's. it seems that my excluder was definatly doing more harm than good. also, it's plastic. they never seemed to be able to squeeze thru it much. also, i guess for now, i'll keep feeding...
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    Re: my first sting with pics

    i done my first package back in april, have looked in the box a few times since, opened it up today and took the excluder out, i have not been stung yet.

    i wear a t-shirt and shorts lol. never...
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    Re: full brood, help

    thanks mike, thats what i figured
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    Re: full brood, help

    oh, do i need to continue feeding during the drawing out process?
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    Re: full brood, help

    yeah, i put the excluder on to keep the queen out of the super. i've got to get boxes ready quick lol

    thanks
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