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    Re: Package with Dead Queen - Advice?

    Had not thought of this. Good Idea.. thank you.
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    Package with Dead Queen - Advice?

    I installed 3 packages yesterday morning. One package the cork on the queen cage was removed and the candy was eaten through. the screen on the cage looked as if it had candy smeared on it so I...
  3. Hive needs to be removed in Tupelo MS.. Easy Removal

    Found someone. I don't see a delete button? so I just edited to remove description. Thanks for the help everyone.
  4. Re: How to install Betterbee Front Entry Pollen Trap?

    Yes.. I just received it from them this week.. I guess it was one of the last ones.
  5. How to install Betterbee Front Entry Pollen Trap?

    I received this but there were no instructions and no hardware. There are two small holes drilled into the top of the trap so I was planning on screwing a 1x just over the entry and then install...
  6. Re: Get started right with FREE record keeping software

    I just signed up for hivetracks and started setting everything up. I appreciate the time and effort you put into this. I am looking forward to using it this year. Thanks again for the post, I had...
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    Re: bees in owl box - how to capture??

    Instead of trying to remove the bees from the box why couldn't I just do this? A scretch owl box is fairly small so I imagine it will swarm maybe twice a year? How about just leaving the bees in...
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    Re: Hello from Mississippi

    Oxford?? well I guess I won't hold that against you. I am in Tupelo myself and will be receiving my packages around the 25th. I look forward to the adventure. Hope all is well.
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    Good idea for ants or will bees drown?

    For the foundation of my hives I have 3 concrete blocks with 2 4" x 4" by 12' timbers running across them. I am considering placing the turkey basting pans on the blocks and then adding a 4" cap...
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    bees in owl box - how to capture??

    Well I put out two scretch owl boxes 2 years ago and so far I have a 100% success rate. I have an owl in one and a beehive apparently in the other lol. I checked it out today and bees are starting...
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    Re: Busy Bees Apiaries

    Just an update on my dealings with busy bee. First, not only did I have bees ordered but I had some supplies that I ordered on March 21rst paying a premium for priority mail and still had not...
  12. Thread: Watermelon

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    Re: Watermelon

    A local beekeeper was talking to some of us newbies at the club and he said if you are charging a farmer to put your bees on a watermelon or cucumber field make sure you are being paid more because...
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    Re: Busy Bees Apiaries

    Let me know if you get the refund. I requested my refund this morning for my bees and some misc supplies I needed that I ordered back in March. I am going to give it a few days before filing a...
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    Medium to Deep Hives

    I started off with a starter kit with medium boxes and I am wanting to replace 3 mediums with 2 deep this year. I have just installed a package of bees in the medium box mid last week. Can I place...
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    Re: Busy Bees Apiaries

    You received them 3 weeks ago? When were you originally scheduled to receive them? Mine were supposed to ship three weeks ago is why I ask.
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    Re: March & April Package Bee Sale

    I am a bit nervous. Can anyone vouch for this company? I searched online for a beesuit and ended up buying from them. I tried to make sure the hood was included and thought it was but now I see it...
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    Re: Hello from NW Mississippi

    Hello... I am in NE Mississippi myself and this will be my first year keeping bees. I have 3 hives built and ready to go and 3 packages set to arrive in early April. My beesuit and smoker arrive...
  18. Mississippi $180 incentive for new beekeepers

    This may have already been posted somewhere, but if not, there is an opportunity for new beekeepers in Mississippi to receive $180 reimbursement on the bees, beekeeping supplies, etc. You must have...
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