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  1. Thread: Hive stands

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    Re: Hive stands

    I thought about that when i put them in,there are house bricks under the feet.
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    Re: Girls Hanging Out Into the Night

    LOL Vance
  3. Thread: cutout

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    Re: cutout

    Thanks B, you are so right about the stores being messy,but i did save a fair amount,but i will feed.The "which side" i was referring to was the comb in some places was double sided..brood on one...
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    I got them..was the easiest cut ever,i just had to rip a sheet of plywood down and they were, i do have a question for everyone,since all the comb was free hanging and filled with either brood or...
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    cutout

    I just got a call from an electrician buddy whos gutting a house for demolition on Monday. .says there is a colony in the wall by the chimney..good news,freebees..and i wont have to fix anything..bad...
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    Re: Girls Hanging Out Into the Night

    Good morning LS..its bearding and perfectly normal behavior,they are just regulating internal hive temperature,no worries. MHO, the poultry feeder needs to go,you may be opening a bag of worms if...
  7. Thread: Hive stands

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    Re: Hive stands

    There is a plastic design and manufacturing company near the city and im tempted to see how much it would cost to make and with a little tweaking,8 frame,nucs, 10 frame,maybe different colours or...
  8. Thread: Hive stands

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    Re: Hive stands

    Arnie,i got them from our IT guy at work,they are switch shelves for computer racks,they have 3m tape on the back and are pre drilled in the corners,i love the fact the girls can still chill out...
  9. Thread: Hive stands

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    Re: Hive stands

    Thanks...i may be way off but i honestly think they slow down robbing,and keeps the front porch dry if and when it rains in NC
  10. Thread: Hive stands

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    Re: Hive stands

    19972

    Sorry all,ive been beyond busy
  11. Thread: Hive stands

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    Hive stands

    Im not sure if they are a nation wide company but while hunting for new cutlery at the "chefs store" i found these stands that keep product off fridge and freezer floors,they are made of aluminum and...
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    Re: Pulled excluder

    Good Morning KitKat, I 2nd Drlonzo, Ive found that they just don't build past an excluder if your super has new foundation..i use my QEs for splitting,i don't care for them at all. MHO.
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    Re: My version of the ant proof hive stand.

    Wow...beautiful job
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    Re: New Hives - Very different activity levels

    its pollen falling from the top entrance as the girls come inside
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    Re: First Inspection after 5 days

    Good afternoon,just my two cents.As you said,slow down with the smoker a good puff up the front door and one inside is usually enough,give them a second or two before you pop off the cover to let...
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    Re: How important is it to find the queen?

    I too rarely look for my queens and spot them by accident if i do see them..one of those "well hello there" kind of things. :D
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    Re: Hive Placement with lots of shade

    Agree with Ted..SHB love shade and ive heard conflicting storys about compost piles and tumblers,if you have beetles that far north just prepare to wage war...beautiful yard btw
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    Re: Day 7 hive inspection

    No no and no. DO NOT feed them pollen patties this time of year unless you want a hive full of those stinking small hive beetles.If they are bringing pollen in i wouldnt worry..keep feeding until...
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    Re: sticky queen candy

    My two cents... this year i tried something different, first i installed the queen cages and i did not remove the corks,i also did not shake bees in the boxes i removed some frames and put the...
  20. Thread: Nosema ?

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    Re: Nosema ?

    Wow...Thank you Michael.
  21. Re: Installing Pkg to a Medium Only Set-Up (10-Frame)? Also, any thoughts on Top-Feed

    My 2 cents, i like the mann lake hive top feeders,with a new package there is minimal to no disturbance to the new home,refilling is as easy as popping of your cover and your done,the only thing i...
  22. Thread: Nosema ?

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    Re: Nosema ?

    Thanks Drlonzo...i will take that advice
  23. Thread: Nosema ?

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    Nosema ?

    Im getting conflicting comments from a couple of local beeks ,i know, ask 10 beeks a question and you,ll get 10 different answers :) Should i treat a new package for nosema? I will ask my supplier...
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    Re: Dry pollen sub feeding

    I hole sawed a 2" hole halfway down a home depot bucket and put a poultry feeder inside.drilled a few small holes in the bottom in case its raining sideways..works great,i also buried a little with...
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    Re: Can I put fish in a water source?

    Erik,i have a small pond near my hives and keep goldfish in it,they are shubunkins and Ive never seen a skeeter larvae in the water. The orange store sells hyacinths and water lettuce in spring and...
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