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    Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    aint you listening it's for a new batch of shine
  2. Thread: Please Stop...

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    Re: Please Stop...

    your right about that but nobody wants to label themselves an idiot but everybody wants to be an expert
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    Re: Please Stop...

    they don't speak english you gota be an expert to understand them. i used to go to a convenience store where people would ignore the no parking sign and park behind ya making it very hard to back out...
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    Re: Please Stop...

    I've said it before if you can't offer anything constructive then shut up nobody is forcing you to read or respond to the same old questions. back to the original post when i'm looking for advice i...
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    Re: Please Stop...

    this would be a very small forum if it weren't for repeat questions with only the so called experts having peeing contests all the time. the new people can just go read a book or watch a video and...
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    Re: is it ok not to paint hives?

    in my experience 40 years making signs. the wood expands and contracts with the temp.changes which over time opens small checks that allow moisture in that causes the paint to blister and peel and as...
  7. Re: Goldenrod in NC.......Lots of Bloom But No Nectar?

    goldenrod has been blooming here since early aug. i check it almost daily to see if bees are working it. no activity and its about done. same last year. now that caramel smell that everybody talks...
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    Re: Useless tools or beginners luck?

    one day when you are full of confidence the bees will show you the light. i mean they will light you up. my carnies gunk the hives up real good. they stick everything together and plug every crack...
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    Re: Possible bear in uncommon bear area

    bird shot could kill at close range 10 -15 ft. and wound further out
  10. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    my goldenrod started almost a month ago and we got more than i've ever seen around here this season. i have yet to see more than a few bees working on it and i check it daily but they are gettin...
  11. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    original poster offered no info on their particular situation how many hives, how strong, were they just started this year ect.
  12. Thread: Wintering Nucs

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    Re: Wintering Nucs

    QUOTE=Pathfinder;1162961]SO you were able to make 3 colonies for each of your brood factories? That's not bad at all. Did the double queen hive help quite a bit with the foundation?[/QUOTE]
    last...
  13. Re: how much honey can be produced from goldenrod?

    depends
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    Re: South African hives

    people over here do not tolerate mean bees don't you have access to european bees?
  15. Re: They're flying all over my yard., what are they doing?

    some times a swarm will return to the hive. i had one that did that this year13494 i immediatly found the old queen and made 3 nucs out of the one that swarmed. check for queen cells
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    Re: NPR radio story

    the crops that require pollination will be the deciding factor when and if those crops start suffering from lack of pollinators and if the yields start to suffer then that segment of agriculture will...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    oh ok what ever you say
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    here is another one for you peter.
    Long a nuisance to landowners in the South, an estimated four million feral hogs have spread to 37 states in the last few years, according to the federal...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    [QUOTE=peterloringborst;1158905] Some actual numbers might be nice, instead of "I've seen."

    U.S. Wild Horses: Too Many Survivors on Too Little Land?


    By Janet Ginsburg
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    zoo animals are wild animals
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    and hogs. turkeys depends on the variety heritage breeds would have a good chance even wild turkeys have a high mortality rate especialy if there are high populations of predators around. and what...
  22. Re: I see pollen, does that mean nectar is flowing too?

    first of the goldenrod started blooming about 2 weeks ago i check it everyday haven't seen barely any bees working it. tons of yellow pollen coming in. did some work on a couple of hives the other...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    In the Convention on Biological Diversity, a domesticated species is defined as a "species in which the evolutionary process has been influenced by humans to meet their needs."[3] Therefore, a...
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    Re: Human Made Feral Hives

    so how many generations would it take to turn domestic bees into feral bees and what good would it do? according to the experts any good traits that a line of feral bees would be develope would be...
  25. Thread: Nitril gloves

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    Re: Nitril gloves

    i use nitril i believe bees hate hair and the nitril is a smooth unnatural surface its hard for them to hold on to plus they are disposible so they dont get a build up of stinger juice on them. i dip...
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