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    Re: Should I requeen?

    if you like the genes perhaps you may want a virgin queen from someone else. You might try MIKES BEES AND HONEY he's on the web, or some other bee supplier closer to you and you may be able to buy a...
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    Re: Smoking?

    I have ferril Bees and and sometimes smoking seems to make them more aggressive.I won't even stand too close without a suit let alone open the hive.Tried sugar water spray seemed to me the gaurds...
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    Re: Bees killing birds

    from the little reading I've done as a newbeek it seems that in the last 20years or so since science has been trying to unmake what they made by breeding out hot bees/africanized to more docile...
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    Re: Bees killing birds

    Sounds Like African Bees?
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    Re: b) First equipment & supplies to obtain

    I Like to use 3 widemouth quart jars with little tiny holes poked in the lid set on top of 3/4x1/2X about 18" long. I set the wood on top of the inner cover from front to back like railroad ties...
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    Re: Making own woodenware, lumber question

    Here in Montrose #1 1"x12"x8' is a twenty dollar bill ++, #2 is $7.95 at Home Depot and their #2 we would have sold to be burned as fire wood when I worked at the sawmill. However we have a sawmill...
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    Re: don't know what to do

    Maybe Your queen is old and if she is really tough maybe You could raise a new queen from her offspring? If the wax moths are to thick for the bees to take care of You may just have to freeze all...
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    cooked Honey as food

    Can anyone tell me if I can feed cooked honey back to bees.OK so this is what happend. I was heating honey and wax on the stove med low heat to melt wax about 20# of honey. My wife was waiting on me...
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    Re: killing a hive

    Won't putting 5tbs bleach per gallon of water in a pump up sprayer and spryaing the bees comb brood boxes and all kill afb or efb???
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    Re: I had a swarm today

    HI Maybe you can order a new queen from someplace might try mikes bees in Ohio i just got a cordovan from him already bred he also inseminates queens. thats mikes bees n honey in Ohio they shipped to...
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    Re: Salutations to the beekeeping world

    Hello have you ever read the Power of One well little pisskopff was a bedwe Oh this is about your bees oh so thats the forum. Any way their is lots of Books about bees to but if you've been doing...
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    Re: b) First equipment & supplies to obtain

    My brother inLaw is a tin bender/HVAC. boss so I get my tin cheap as it is scrapp so I get it for scrapp price.built my first outer cover last week. Turned out ok for a first timer I think, of course...
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    Re: Once wasn't enough

    Sounds like you've had a life of it, lots of experience lots of knowledge you could impart on us less experienced beginers. Your experience is very interesting to some of us and this knowledge is why...
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    Re: b) First equipment & supplies to obtain

    If you do decide on a full suit I suggest one size larger than your shirt size,don't make the same mistake i did.And now I can barely bend down to set down or pickup a hive or frames. Man forbid I...
  15. Re: Obligatory Welcome Thread and Oversharing Session

    hello you may need that first group if you get to making mead and drinking it instead of water. i'm a newbeek so I don't have much info for you ok so no info for you. I also live in U.S. so thats...
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    Re: Hello from NH

    Hello This is my First year and one of my favorite books is beekeeping for dummies. good book lots of info and some good modern pictures in color belive it or not. good luck.
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    Re: Hello from Montrose County Colorado

    Thanks I have bees n honey just no queen in one hive,but she'll be here tomorrow. I was going to steal some brood from my hive here at the house with some nursery bees nurse bees. The other hive has...
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    Hello from Montrose County Colorado

    Hi I'm Henry and this is my first year as a hobby Beek I've gotten a ferrill hive from a neihbor but the field bees went back to an old hive at his place. Now he's asked me to come get them to,so...
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