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  1. Re: Greenbeehive.com anyone buy from them in past.

    I purchased from them before, boxes are well made, I have some 4 years old and are as good now as the first day I used. I really like their covers, heavy enough so wind cannot blow off.
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    Re: New BK question-need help

    Ask 10 bee keepers get 8 different answers, I am feeding a couple of hives in Ga now, 1 to 1 sugar water. We have not had goldenrod bloom yet, hopefully it will make a huge difference in hives...
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    Re: Comb outside the trap!

    My quests is it was a secondary swarm with a unmated queen, when she returned from mating flight she went below hive, is it a screened bottom? If so I have had this happen before.rubber band new comb...
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    Re: howdy from south carolina

    I would not split this late in season unless you can purchase a mated queen. In South Carolina they will not need that much honey to carry over winter, I would extract some of the honey, two deeps...
  5. Thread: Canola honey

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    Re: Canola honey

    May be a reason to teach a new class, How to make creamed honey. Canola is all around us, sign me up.
    Ted
  6. Re: new hive has 3 queens cells started.....now what?

    I would just leave them alone, several more cells and I may split again.
  7. Thread: Backfilling

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    Re: Backfilling

    Is cup on bottom of frame ? I would not consider only one queen cell swarm prep. They may be building just in case they need to replace the queen. They often build but may not use.
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    Re: When do you stop adding supers........

    I agree with Vance, why not extract as they go? Start selling honey now, place supers right back on hives. Spreads out the work for you and produces you the chance to get honey to customers before...
  9. Re: What? Swarm left hive, tornadoed around, then went BACK IN. What?

    The queen was not with them, they will swarm again real soon
  10. Re: How do I encourage a new hive to expand into the second super?

    Not sure I would move brood unless there is lots of brood, but I would move a couple of drawn frames up to encourage them to move up.
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    Re: straining honey

    A paint strainer is just fine, that is always what I use. Forcing thru may cause air bubbles , but the paint strainer will not make the honey taste strange, that is unles it was already used on paint.
  12. Thread: red clover ?

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    Re: red clover ?

    Check with your county agent if you have one. I was told by our's bees do not work red clover.
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    Re: Best material for long lasting hive

    I purchased two hives from greenbeehives, they are well built and lids are heave enough they will not blow off in hi winds like some others will do. However they are a little more costly . I am happy...
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    Re: Why did you start to keep bees?

    [QUOTE=scorpionmain;1022548]I am an Iraq Combat Veteran & a Wounded Warrior.
    I got into bees after I came home from the war and purchased
    Thank you for your service You guys are the Real...
  15. Re: New inexperienced queen or laying worker?

    There is likely a queen there, bee more often then not get it right . Did they swarm or just replacing the queen? If cells were on bottom of frames it may be they swarmed, if on middle of frames...
  16. Re: $20 Billion Declining bee populations may lead to significant agricultural losses

    Greed is not always wht drives people, company's to do well. Sometimes it is he desire to succeed. Everybody in this old who is weathy is not greedy. Some are driven to be the best.
  17. Re: Help! Bee poop and now beardingish thing...

    I suspect your hive is about to swarm, I noticed boarding on one of my hives last week, two days later it swarmed. Thankfully I captured it.
  18. Thread: Drones

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    Drones

    Looked in on my hives today,lots of drones are already in the hives, also saw lots of drone brood on outer frames, should I start freezing outer frames of drone frames this early?
    Ted Adams
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    Re: 70 Degrees In GA Tomorrow

    I am in Ga also, I went in Thursday ,lots of bee's were out flying. I just opened the top and checked honey stores mostly,saw some brood,lots of bee's and noticed the queen in three hives in the top...
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    Re: hernando county FL

    Now this is the kind of thing I like to see and hear about. Someone offering to teach and show how. Great job, I wish you were near me. I learn much better doing than reading about it.
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    Re: How to Remove Bees Before Extracting?

    I have tried brushing, but if you have more than a couple of supers it can be time consuming. fume board works great, with very few bee's left to brush off, try it you will never go back to just...
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    Re: solid vs screen bottom

    Dan, as I respect your opinion n knowledge , Do you suggest solid bottom boards in our Ga locations?
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    Re: New fom statham ga

    We also have a bee club in Oglethorpe county, we meet once per month, be glad to have you come and visit, joining is purely up to you.meeting is held at farm bureau in Crawford Ga
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    Re: New fom statham ga

    Farm Mart , right there in Winder sells beekeeping supplies, check them out. They were running a sale on 8 frame equipment by Brushy Mountain
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    Re: treatment free beekeeping - the risks

    [QUOTE=G Barnett;857096]Someone told me that being treatment free is only just a feel good thing. So why would anyone really want to go treatment free?

    My thinking is Let the experts find the...
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