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    Re: Adding empty super

    Thanks Ray I like that idea. I will try that out. Hoss
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    Re: Adding empty super

    Good to hear. Thanks for responding. Hope to see some more view points. Hoss
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    Adding empty super

    This will be my second spring. I have supers of drawn comb ready to put on my hives when the flow starts. In thinking the other day I still have supers of foundation that never got comb drawn out...
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    Re: I See Bees!

    I went by my yard today and all five had bees flying. Saw about one every twenty or so bringing in orange pollen! I know we have a long way to go though. This is my second winter but it does make me...
  5. Re: Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    It was Api Var strips. Sorry auto correct changed to guard. I agree with reading the labels. That is when I discovered I had the pre mixed terramycin. I was just making sure the advice I had read...
  6. Re: Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    Sorry I have been working. I Did mite tests in August using powder sugar roll and only had 3-5 per hive so I didn't treat. I still have nectar coming in my bigger hives and was going to mite tests in...
  7. Re: Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    yes it is pollen but it looks milky which is hard to see in the pictures. I will try the pull test. Thanks Hoss
  8. Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    I'm not sure what disease I have in my hive. The sun was behind the trees so pictures aren't awesome. thanks for any help.Hoss...
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    Re: What is this plant?

    Thanks everyone!
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    What is this plant?

    I am not good at flowering plants and what they are. These are all over the place near us. Is this a source of nectar or pollen for the bees? Thanks Hoss...
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    Re: swarm slow to build up

    I did see two bees with pollen sacs full on one of their three frames it was a bright orgAnism yellow. So maybe the found some Golden Rod. I will give them someone frames of capped brood then. To...
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    Re: swarm slow to build up

    They swarm wasn't huge. I don't have pictures,she is laying in a tight grouping not skipping around. I didn't put any empty frames in the middle of the brood nest just the capped brood frame. Which...
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    swarm slow to build up

    I caught a swarm June 19th. They only had three frames drawn out last week starting on their fourth and fith frames. I know we are in a draught so I fed them 1:1 syrup. The top feeder holds about a...
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    Re: Summer Splits

    Clark, I did four frames two of brood and two with pollen and honey, That was for walk away splits back in April. I am only in my second summer of bees. I havent tried with Mated Queens. I really was...
  15. Re: Bulk Honey dippers 3-4 inch source

    D Coates Thanks! got 100 coming now.Hoss
  16. Bulk Honey dippers 3-4 inch source

    I have been searching for a good source for mini dippers. Most seem to come from China and I need to buy 5000 or more. Is there a good source for bulk? Most are like a lot of 25 for almost a dollar a...
  17. Re: Honey pot glass jars/ Orcio source

    I think i clicked on the bulk on pallets icon. Sorry Thanks Rader Sidetrack! Hoss
  18. Honey pot glass jars/ Orcio source

    Anyone know a good source for this style of Jars? I found them on www.freundcontainer.com but they are only available in a massive quantity! Thanks Hoss...
  19. Re: My Two walkaway splits worked! Thank you Bee source members

    I will do that. I have four now but want to make more for sure! Hoss
  20. My Two walkaway splits worked! Thank you Bee source members

    My daughter and I checked our two walkaway splits we started April 3rd. We saw one of the queens and lots of eggs and larva in the one hive, and didn't see the queen in the other but saw eggs and...
  21. Re: External signs walkway split is working

    I made the splits April 3rd. Hoss
  22. External signs walkway split is working

    I did two walk away splits from my two hives that made it through the winter. I did each splits was given four frames of eggs/ larvae/capped brood and honey. I have read that you need to eave the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Got a call to get a swarm yesterday. I was out of town another beek got it. 4-8-14 Hoss
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    entrance reducer on split

    I did two walk away splits. They have frames of eggs and larvae, capped brood, pollen and honey. four frames total. Seeing if they raise their own queens. Did this Wednesday. I left the smallest...
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    Re: Adding drawn honey supers

    I checked and saw some brood of capped drone brood. Figure I had better hold off a week or so. Thanks for your info on you "weak" hive. Hoss
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