Search:

Type: Posts; User: bill1111

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,490

    Honey - when to harvest

    How much needs to be capped
    %wise ?
    When can I harvest it?
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,436

    Re: Bees plugging entrance with their bodies

    Mild bearding - at least thats what I was calling what I 1st saw
    Later what I saw was a small group of bees plugging the entrance holes
    Plugging a total of4 holes with 1 open
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,436

    Bees plugging entrance with their bodies

    Hot yesterday - mid90s - really hot for northern wi
    Went out to sit and watch bees - there were lots of bees covering both sides of my tbh- bever seen this before - so In my wisdom I believed they...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,763

    Re: Old beekeeping book

    Read more of the book- more labor so not so good for lots of hive
    Richard Taylor talked about 2 queen hives
    Brother Adam talked about big hives
    Have read elsewhere about one big hive bringing in...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,763

    Old beekeeping book

    Ifound a old bookkeeping book in a used book store
    The skyscraper hive
    From the 40's
    Anyone read it
    Instead of 2 queen hives this preist used up to 7 queen hives and then before the flow he...
  6. Thread: Summer split

    by bill1111
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,039

    Re: Summer split

    Forgot I have 2.5 bars full of honey not capped and will place 1 bar with split
  7. Thread: Summer split

    by bill1111
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,039

    Re: Summer split

    I would have 11 to 12 bars of brood in my 1st hive
    Dequeening is a old method of getting a hive to gather a lot of a flow.
    No queen all the bees gather

    All the foragers would go back to the 1st...
  8. Thread: Summer split

    by bill1111
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,039

    Summer split

    I have 15 bars of brood - if I use 3 to 4 for the split and give it the queen my 1st hive should go all out to store honey
    If I have to feed this fall can I use dry surgar
    Would 20 lbs take the...
Results 1 to 8 of 8