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    Re: Issues getting queens?

    The web site says "available now" but that means nothing. Ordered two carni queens yesterday. Got an email saying only Italian or russian. Agrees to a couple of Italians only to get a second email...
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    Re: My first swarm

    If you can spare it, a frame of brood will go a long way toward making them stay put. Good luck :)
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    Swarm lure from old queens.

    If one wanted to make swarm lure from old queens in alcohol. Should the old queens be mashed into a pulp,left whole, or does it matter? :s Thanks for the input folks.
    Mark
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    Re: New bee person in NC.....

    Welcome! Lots of great folks here willing to share information.
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    Entrance advise.

    Thinking of building a horizontal hive using lang frames . Should the entrance be in the end or in the side? Does it matter?? Thanks for the advise.
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    Re: Purchasing Queens

    PM sent to you Blue :)
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    Mold or mildew on frames.

    Pulled honey a few weeks ago. Did crush and strain. Put the frames outside for my girls to clean and now they have mildew or possibly mold on the foundation. My questions are, can I reuse them or...
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    Opinons please

    Commercial swarm lure or lemongrass oil and beeswax. One has to be slightly better than the other. I`ve never used either, successfully, so I have no opinion. Thanks.
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    Re: What to do?

    Thank you all for your input. I took a better look at he " thick shiny" stuff and it is "honey" that was never capped. Again thanks.
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    What to do?

    I lost a hive over the winter. This hive consisting of two deep boxes will soon be the home of a new package of bees. I fed heavily going into late summer and early fall. This has left me with one...
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    Re: Should I be worried?

    Thanks to you all for your input. It`s always nice to pick a more knowledgable brain that your own. THis forum is great for folks that have much to learn... like me.
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    Should I be worried?

    Two days ago my hive swarmed. I was unable to capture the swarm because it was up very high. Very big swarm. Today I did an inspection and found no eggs or larva. No sign of a queen. Capped brood...
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    Re: Greenhorn needs help

    Thanks folks for sharing your knowledge.
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    Greenhorn needs help

    First year beekeeper of two hives. Both my hives were started from packages in mid May. Now with this mild weather one is foraging like it was summer and I`ve seen orientaion flights. One shows very...
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    Re: Small Hive Beetle

    Ok folks, I know this greenhorn is about ask a silly question but.... what is beetle juice?How do I make beetle juice?
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    Hey folks

    Greetings and salutations!! I`m a greeenhorn beekeeper from the piedmont region of NC. Glad to be here and hope to learn alot.
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