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  1. Thread: 9 frames or 10 ?

    by DBAK
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    Doug, Use 10 frames in your brood chambers and 9...

    Doug,
    Use 10 frames in your brood chambers and 9 in your honey supers. 9 frames in a honey super will give you drawn comb that is a little wider and makes it easier to cut the cappings off when you...
  2. Thread: need some help

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    Hello Leo, The first step you took was great,...

    Hello Leo,
    The first step you took was great, you caught the swarm and put it into a hive. Hopefully it was a clean one, clean as in not contaminated by AFB or EFB, (American Foul Brood or European...
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    I am in need of drawn comb. I am hoping to pick...

    I am in need of drawn comb. I am hoping to pick up a swarm or two soon, but I have not been called for one yet. About a month ago I removed a feral colony that had established themselves in an...
  4. Thread: Proper Fogging

    by DBAK
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    Dr Rodriquez, I finally located and purchased a...

    Dr Rodriquez,
    I finally located and purchased a fogger. It is a Burgess product model 1443. I used it yesterday. I had a little trouble with pumping too much oil and it wanted to spit and sputter...
  5. Thread: Unwanted guests

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    Dear SFbeach, Mice will chew up comb and tear up...

    Dear SFbeach,
    Mice will chew up comb and tear up frames to make it's nest area. They will eat dead bees and spread feces and urine throughout the hive. If it were my hive, I would open it up on...
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    Dear MSKatie, I'm glad to see that there are...

    Dear MSKatie,
    I'm glad to see that there are young people who are interested in Honeybees. I am a beekeeper from Mississippi. Although I am not an expert on honeybees, I will try and answer your...
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    I am looking for information on starting a Bee...

    I am looking for information on starting a Bee Removal Service in my area. I have removed bees from a couple of houses last year and captured swarms. I have a bee vacuum (plans from Barry's Bee...
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