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    Re: Nicot System Question.

    Just a little update. All 52 cells was rejected in my cell starter. I removed 2 frames and added 2 more frames of capped brood today and grafted larva into new cell cups. I'll check back Friday and...
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    Re: Nicot System Question.

    Check today and 95% of the gird was laid in. Eggs were still standing on end about 1/4 of them starting to sag down and lay into cells.

    I put feeder on last night and in 24 hours she laid majority...
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    Nicot System Question.

    Hello, Beesource.

    I recently got a Nicot system from my father that never used it and was collecting dust. I recently installed it and put my best Russian lady in it so I can get some queens and...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    This many hives is normal for my area. I live on the edge of wetlands and 90% of the bees that are in my apiary were located from other neighbors houses/swarms in the area, think closer to 1 mile...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    Was reading the paper today and seen this. I didn't black anything out since this is public information.

    http://i.imgur.com/lZ4JwJj.jpg

    I will be attending the next town meeting and discussing...
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    Re: Small Hive Beetles situation in your area

    I have lost 4 hives so far this year and they've been infested with hive beetles. I know I lost 1 from being queenless for to long, from a failed mating flight. The others I have no clue.
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    Re: Paper combine question

    Top box doesn't need an entrance. Just lay the newspaper down, cut slits in newspaper between frames and spray with sugar water if you want. I usually just spray sugar water and no slits and still...
  8. Re: Where is the Best Place to buy frames and foundation

    Going to go with MannLake on this one.
  9. Thread: Soybean flow?

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    Re: Soybean flow?

    Soy Bean fields in my area don't produce. In northern Mississippi near my brothers land they actually produce a good bit of both pollen and nectar.
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    Re: Where to buy drawn comb?

    If someone was to sell drawn comb on new plastic foundation. What would you pay?
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I have some updates on this crazy ordeal.

    Tuesday two gentlemen came to my house upon calling the Mississippi Department of Agriculture on Monday morning. I have to say that this agency takes...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I contact department of agriculture today they are sending someone down this week to investigate my case. Cop is off duty until Wednesday I can't get an update on my case I filed with the local...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I found this today. If anyone with lawyer jargon can dissect this for me.

    http://law.justia.com/codes/mississippi/2013/title-95/chapter-3/section-95-3-29
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I have went out there and i have a bag of cotton swaps and cotton balls in a zip lock bag. It smelt like raid, and didn't have the velocity to be wasp spray (stream), but I could be wrong. Who knows...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I've been in this neighborhood for a couple years. This is my first home I've bought, I have another home further North of me that my grandmother gave me when she passed. That house is to far to...
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I will. No one open on Sundays.
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    I've actually been watching that thread since it started. I like the basset hound idea and roosters. Since I can have both on my property.
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    Re: Neighbors destroying colonies

    Thanks for the support. I am indeed going to do some "legal" studies on this issue. My good friend is a lawyer in Louisiana. I just told her about it, first this she said was "Destruction of Private...
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    Neighbors destroying colonies

    I finally found out why my colonies are on the decline ever since spring started. I don't live in a subdivision, but a smaller residential area. My backyard is only 40ft wide and one side of my yard...
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    Re: Gulf Coast flow

    I live in Jackson county, mississippi and for the most part our flow has dwindled. I haven't seen any pollen in 2 days and wax production has stopped in my observation hive. I do see my bees in my...
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    Re: Dealing with Japanese Hornets

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jH419vJYtY
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    Re: ?'s for beekeeper in the the south

    1. I don't have a wind break, but hives are located by fence. I face my hives south. I run screened bottom boards so no water really sits in them.
    2. My hives are in full sun like Rusty said. Seems...
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    Re: "Permanent" wood coating

    Just coat with marine grade epoxy. Easily applied with a roller or brush. Can mix up a batch and coat about 10 tops, bottoms, and deep bodies before it starts to set up on me.
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    Re: East Central MS newbie questions

    Meridian is kinda far from me, but I would do it in town. I have 8 hives located in town in a small suburb and they do amazing. Just call the local misquote foggers and tell them not to fog by your...
  25. Re: Anyone know what this piece of bee equipment is?

    Pic 3: https://www.kelleybees.com/Shop/18/Honey-Harvesting/Honey-House-Processing/4381/Immersion-Heaters
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