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  1. Re: Overwintering, Candy Boards, Ridged Covers, and Ventilation?

    Do you mean to just put newspaper above the frames, and pour a bag of sugar onto the newspaper? No mixing??? If it works, I'd like to do that. How often would I have to open the hive and refill...
  2. Thread: Sugar for syrup

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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    Lauri: Thank you for the pricing. I don't have a Costco near me. So far the best I've been able to find is $5.12 for 10#. A 25# is only a penny savings. Are there any bulk buys for sugar?
  3. Thread: Sugar for syrup

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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    My error: Correction: 5 "quarts" of 2:1 syrup not pounds. My apologies. There are 2 full supers with lots of bees and a new empty super placed today. It is not leaking nor being robbed either. ...
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    2:1 syrup; top feeder
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    This is my fist year. This hive was started in May. It had a split in July. Now it is booming with bees and new brood. I thought I was doing something wrong. So I had someone inspect it for me. ...
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    Inspector said to keep feeding them for winter storage. I can always move some frames of honey to the weak hive later.
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    Yes, it is not being robbed. I just had an inspector look it over. It is storing for the winter. I need to find a place to buy sugar in bulk to feed the bees.
  8. Thread: Sugar for syrup

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    Sugar for syrup

    I have a hive that is taking 5 gallons of syrup a day. Where is the best place to get sugar in bulk?
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    I have a Russian hive that is MEAN. Lost count of how many times I have been stung. Is a Russian hive hard to requeen with a more gentle breed? Anyone have any experience with this?

    I want to...
  10. Re: Outch! Just finished up with extracting honey crop and pop goes a swarm...

    Thanks for the info. Do the Yugo's create a lot of propolis like the Russian bees?
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    Thank you. I will contact HBG.
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    Re: Carniolian or Italian for a requeen?

    May I ask where you got your Yugo bees from? I'm looking for them for next season.
  13. Re: Outch! Just finished up with extracting honey crop and pop goes a swarm...

    I'm considering the Yugo bees for next season. May I get you opinion on them? Where did you get them from? I need to find a Yugo bee supplier.
  14. Thread: New in NC

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    Re: New in NC

    Oh ... I'll have to do some searches and see what I can find. Thanks to everyone.
  15. Thread: New in NC

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    Re: New in NC

    Where do I find "beekeeping knowledge?" I do not see it any where.
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    New in NC

    I'm a new bee keeper. I got my first hive in May. Hope to be able to learn and get info from experienced bee keepers.
  17. Thread: NWC QUeens

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    Re: NWC QUeens

    I'm new to bee keeping. The the NWC still available?

    Are the NWC the same as Yugo bees? Are you selling just the mated queens, packages or Nucs too? If so, I would be interested to have them...
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