Search:

Type: Posts; User: johns bees

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    798

    Re: On the spot queen rearing

    I made two queen less nucs up then placed a frame with eggs in each one and notched the. Cells 8 days later queen cells
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    798

    On the spot queen rearing

    So I tried on the spot queen rearing it worked everywhere I mashed down the comb they built queen cells 8 in total. This is way easier thAn grafting for me with my bifocals. I think k I will use this...
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    624

    Large cutout

    Yesterday. Removed a Large hive from a boarded up window.the guy who called said that e bees have been there for at least 3 years. I removed four 5 gallon buckets of comb and honey .also took home 3...
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    734

    Bees after the swarm

    After a swarm leaves what is left behind. Older bees or new bees that need to age before they start to forage
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,253

    Re: The cost of a NUC

    I have seen 5 frame nice for 200$ I have also seen ten frame singles go for 160$ . I don't know you make the call
  6. Re: What oxalic acid do I need and where is the best place to get it?

    Ace hardware 9.99 for a small bucket in the paint dept,
  7. Re: First inspection and I got the trifecta!

    That is the best looking roach i have ever seen dont worry she will grow on you. So far she looks like a laying machine from your photos
  8. Re: Any experience with Western Bee Supply in Poulson, MT?

    I ordered b7dget frames less than a. Week ago . I love them they where cheap and they went together without a. Hitch .they were straight and fit to gether well I GIVE WESTERN A BIG THUMBS UP
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    435

    Re: Swarm or Split before wedding day

    I would take 2 or 3 frames of bees and the queen and put her in a nuc box . then iwoud replace the frames i used to make the nuc with new frames with founndation gives the bees something to work on...
  10. Thread: large swarm

    by johns bees
    Replies
    3
    Views
    659

    large swarm

    Came home after the wifes Dr.appt my son comes outof the house dad there is a huge swarm in the back yard i tried to call you 3 times my phone was on silent mode well caught the swarm filled a 5...
  11. Replies
    1
    Views
    618

    mini queen starter

    Has anyone seen the video on youtube where the guy uses a mini nuc to start queen cells ? I cant find the video anymore.
  12. Replies
    3
    Views
    420

    Re: Natural comb frame?

    Yes i would cut it out and use rubber bands to put it in a frame.
  13. Replies
    0
    Views
    318

    first swarm call

    Had my first swarm call this year so i guess the game is on. I hope this swarm season is as good as last year i caught 6 swarms last year.oh yeah this one flew away before we got there. Bummer.
  14. Replies
    46
    Views
    7,437

    Re: Alternative to beekeeper gloves

    Playtex dish washing gloves have been useing for the last three years no stings yet .I use the yellow ones.
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    879

    Re: Need Some Advice

    Yes you need a mating nuc for each queen. You can raise queens
    With one or two box
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,286

    Re: Coleman cooler swarm trap/nuc

    Excellent idea Dam Bees, i bet ihave at least 6 of those coolers in the garage I think they wouldbe perfect when doing a cutout or going on a swarm call.
    Jojns Bees
  17. Replies
    41
    Views
    5,097

    Re: Did you lose any hives this winter

    Lost one of 4 . but the. 3 that remain are going gangBusters. I think a mild winter here in the PNW help,alot.it is mid march and my plum and peach trees are blooming
  18. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,908

    Re: Cuttin and building my own boxes

    I get my luberfor boxes at the lumber yard 1x8 :)= .50 cts per foot I can build a medium, box for. Around 4 bucks each.
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,322

    Virgin queens

    what methods do you use to install virgin queens in a hive? I am looking for consistence results .
    johns Bees
  20. Thread: Black bees

    by johns bees
    Replies
    25
    Views
    6,610

    Re: Black bees

    I did a cut out for a lady she even gave me a 100.00 dollars when I was done. don't get me wrong I like money as much as the next guy .
    but the real prize came in the form of a large black queen ....
  21. Re: Can I still try grafting/raising some queens?

    If you are in a dearth it can be hard to make the bees make a queen but you can always feed feed feed and try out here on the west coast in Wash. state my cell supplier is still making cells but it...
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,502

    Re: Queen raising book/dvd

    Boone look for a book by Laurence Connor titled Essential Queen rearing very good book for the person trying to rear queens . I got my copy for 16.00 dollars on amazon
    Johns Bees
  23. Replies
    2
    Views
    923

    Re: first attempt at grafting

    Beepro, The queens that come out of this graft if they make it are going into hives that need a replacement queen . here in washington you can raise queens until I would guess late august . last year...
  24. Replies
    2
    Views
    923

    first attempt at grafting

    Grafted for the first time yesterday 15 cell cups of the jzbz variety now waiting to see if any make it to the capped queen cell stage
    with any luck I should get at least 5 viable cells . the queen...
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    629

    two swarms one day

    I caught two swarms today it was great . I looked out the bathroom window and said wow thats a lot of bees then I saw the swarm it almost did not fit in the five gallon bucket. After I caught the...
Results 1 to 25 of 185
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4