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    Re: Queen cells everywhere...

    Mite drop is very low, we use the wintergreen treatment as suggested by Don Kirchmeister (aka Fatbeeman). Sorry if I got his name wrong...lol
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    Re: Queen cells everywhere...

    No, they are not Russian bees. Italians, all of them.
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    Re: Queen cells everywhere...

    Oh, the queen cells are occupied. Several are capped, and all have larva in them.
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    Queen cells everywhere...

    I'm in NE Ohio, and we've had a pretty bad summer here. Lots of rain and cold. We have been feeding our bees 2:1 for 3 weeks now, as they had NOTHING stored, they ate it during the crummy weather. ...
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    Want to buy Honey

    Live in the Cleveland, OH area, and I'm looking to buy several buckets of honey. Must be from hives that use no pesticides, chemicals or treatments on their bees or in the hives.

    Please contact...
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    Re: Hello from the Appalachian Mts. of W.Va.

    Hello Rick! Have to let you know, your post brought a huge smile to my face, and a flood of wonderful memories... Back in '75, our senior HS biology class took a week long camping trip to Dolly...
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    Poll: Re: To smoke, or not to smoke...

    We try and use as little smoke as possible. I don't like smoke in my eyes, can't imagine the ladies do either...lol. We also have had alot of success using a spray bottle of 1:1 sugar syrup,...
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    N.E. Ohio Winter Prep Question

    Hubby and I have been keeping bees for about 5 years. The drought of '12 wiped out all of our hives, and we started over spring of '13 with 2 new packages. We also moved from a very urban setting...
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    Re: Hello, from S E Ohio

    Welcome Brad~we are NE Ohio beekeepers. Glad to have you as a member. This is a wonderful site.
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    Moving our hives in winter

    We are moving during winter, and have to move our 3 hives. We live in N.E. Ohio, and have snow on the ground now. Any advice on how to do this with the least amount of trauma to our ladies? ...
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    New to BeeSource in NE Ohio

    Hello everyone! We (hubby and I) are urban beekeepers in NE Ohio. We started keeping bees right after we got married, but with the rapid addition of 5 kids, didn't have time or energy to devote to...
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