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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    Angel that's a pretty cool idea, you might be able to do it with mead or something also?
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    Re: Possible Treatement free podcast.

    Needo thanks for the support. Maybe you could link your blog so I could check it out? Might be able to review your blog posts in my podcast so we have two different perspectives?
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    Norwood is far from most things. There is a fairly popular resort town called Telluride nearby. We are about 6 hours west across the mountains from Denver. No climbing for me either, ill take the...
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    Re: Possible Treatement free podcast.

    Right it will be a tough time. I am committed to the process anyway. In my personal opinion we must keep breeding bees in such a way as to give them the best chance to develop their own way of...
  5. Re: Two queenless Langstroth hives today - noob beek

    Hey BA. Thanks for posting those pics. Sorry about your queen troubles. Im new so I Can't give advice, but I would like to ask about the weather conditions during the whole process. If you don't mind...
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    Re: Possible Treatement free podcast.

    Well, im not sure exactly what you mean? The bees or the podcast?
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    Possible Treatement free podcast.

    Hey guys ive started beekeeping this year, I am committing to using no treatments on my hives. I was thinking of doing an audio journal of my activities.

    The audio would be to discuss my problems...
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    It was moved. Also no problem sqkcrk. If you are ever in western Colorado pm me I will buy you a steak.
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    Re: Bee and neighbor problem

    These are great posts, I wonder if he can really do anything. If there is no ordinance, then the burden of proof is on him that "your" bees are the ones harassing him. How many hives do you think are...
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    Re: Avocado Honey

    Wow Jw thanks for that info. This may seem silly but is the persitol indigestible for bees or in the honey for people. Again sorry if its obvious.
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    Why are you being so competitive on a beekeeping forum? You wasted my time by threadjacking and giving me advice that is exactly contradictory to what I was asking. You were not interested in...
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    Thanks for wasting my time sqkcrk. I really appreciate it.
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    zhiv9 thanks for the great response. I would do that, however I am somewhat rural. So at least a two hour drive to the closest commercial beekeeper and 6-8 hours to any large city.

    Sqkcrk I have...
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    Re: Question about finding a mentor.

    Thanks angel but with my current work schedule I am not able to work for someone without a pre set prior arrangement and usually not more than for two weeks. I had hoped for more positive responses. ...
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    Question about finding a mentor.

    I will be to the point as I understand time is money.

    I recently fell in love with beekeeping.

    I live in Western Colorado.

    Is there anyone who could mentor me in the ways of being a medium+...
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    Re: 8 frame medium and AHB questions

    Guys great information. Thanks for the information. Any one have information on my 8 frame hive wintering issue?
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    Re: 8 frame medium and AHB questions

    My understanding is that bees will breed with each other, so we have our European honey bee and the Africanized. It seems to me that if they were to breed it might make a much stronger bee while...
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    8 frame medium and AHB questions

    Guys and Gals I have some questions.

    Firstly let me say that my two first hives are ROCKING! Both hives (langstroth)have 4 boxes on so far, I just ordered more. They seem to be doing great and I'm...
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    Re: My bees HATE platic frames and foundation!

    I started with the full plastic frames. I do not recommend them. Why use plastic when your bees will create the foundation for you? Its really up to you!
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    Foundationless frames Drone Problem?

    Hey friends!

    First post so go easy on me. This is the first year for me as a beekeeper. I have two langstroth hives. I use 8 frame mediums exclusively. (I figured it would be easier to not have...
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