Search:

Type: Posts; User: Rcard86

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Re: Bees are starving, please recommend suggestions

    buy a queen and feed the crap out of them, pull out the frames with wax moth silk clean em up and freeze them or just replace them. It may be to late, but you can give it a try
  2. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,930

    Re: Inspecting with out getting stings...?

    I could work my carnis with no smoke or gloves, you just have to get used to them crawling on you haha
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    558

    Re: Name this Wasp/Hornet

    Keep an eye on them they'll do some damage, use an entrance reducer and make sure they cant come in from the inner cover!!!! You can also buy or build your own traps
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    558

    Re: Name this Wasp/Hornet

    Bald faced hornet!!!!!!! mean little buggers they kill bees, chew them up and feed them to there brood!!
  5. Thread: brood disease?

    by Rcard86
    Replies
    30
    Views
    1,818

    Re: brood disease?

    Ive had a few people tell me the bacteria is always present in the hives, and it only becomes active when nutrients run out or the hive becomes stressed
  6. Thread: brood disease?

    by Rcard86
    Replies
    30
    Views
    1,818

    Re: brood disease?

    I was suggesting usning it as a preventative in case hes in the early stages of AFB
  7. Thread: brood disease?

    by Rcard86
    Replies
    30
    Views
    1,818

    Re: brood disease?

    Hit em with some terramycin just in case, sounds like sac brood and somtimes bad varroa outbreaks can cause that
  8. Re: How do you refill a front entrance feeder without getting stung

    approach the hive from the back, move slowly around it to the front work slowly a bee may land on you but stay calm just step away from the hive and brush em off you, and refill your feeder. I always...
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    821

    Re: Using Inner Cover With Top Hive Feeder

    I use the brushy mountain feeder and i put my inner cover on top of it, Youll have to inspect it once a week because the bees will build a lot of bur comb up through the feeder
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,005

    Re: Did I screw up this mix of Honey B line

    I use 2 table spoons for every 2and 1/2 quarts of sugar water!!!!
  11. Replies
    7
    Views
    563

    Re: Crossing Italian and Russian bees.

    I have both im assuming theve cross bred
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    563

    Re: Crossing Italian and Russian bees.

    haha, dont get a weed-eater near them
  13. Replies
    7
    Views
    563

    Re: Crossing Italian and Russian bees.

    I have russian/ itailian crosses, and theyre mean little buggers sometimes
  14. Replies
    1
    Views
    351

    Got two swarms this weekend

    I picked up two swarms this weekend from a buddy, he had them for a week before I picked em up. I opened one hive yesterday and it had a supercedure cell, what should I do to both colonies now that I...
  15. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    The hive beside mine was the only other one that tested positive
  16. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Yupp
  17. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Positive on two test
  18. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    The hive is destroyed and my money was refunded
  19. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    trance, i pm'ed you the test results!!!!
  20. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Bingo , i think my inspector is over reacting
  21. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Deknow thats exactley my point!!! They went from sunny florida to 50 degree va in ten hours, idk about the bees but i was sure ready to head back to Florida hahahaha
  22. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Hes the state apiarist
  23. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Im really bummed out i have a strange hunch the test will be negative
  24. Replies
    0
    Views
    233

    Need some bees in central VA

    dear bee source members i recently decided to to start beekeeping but was unfortunatley told to destroy my colony by the state inspector. Does anyone have any bees,nucs, or even hives they would be...
  25. Re: American Foulbrood outbreak in my 2 day old hive

    Id also like to add i am a novice beekeeper with no experience and am simply re-stating what i was i told!!!
Results 1 to 25 of 34
Page 1 of 2 1 2