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  1. Thread: NC Newbie

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    Re: NC Newbie

    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: Not quite started in the NC Foothills

    Hello and welcome to the forum
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    Re: Too late for a split?

    Still seeing some drones in my hives as well. Grafted some this morning hoping to get a few more queens replaced here in Concord
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    Re: Hi from Germanton, NC

    Hello and welcome from Concord NC
  5. Re: Any videos on actual grafting? 5 attempts, 3 takes, 1 mated queen...

    I normally graft using the chinese grafting tool and have pretty good luck with it.
    It's been so hot lately I havent had good luck getting many drawn out. SO I tried the cell punch method and got 5...
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    Re: New to Forum, New to Beekeeping

    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: 5 gal sugar syrup recipe

    Update on the tank build. Everything is finished and filled with sugar water. I took it out to the hives to give it a whirl and see how worked.
    With only 1 one so foot of fall it would fill the...
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    Re: 5 gal sugar syrup recipe

    I think with 3/4 hose it should work pretty well. HOWEVER, I havent tried it yet so I cant say for sure.
    IF it dont work well, I have 12v. Plug in on the front of the tractor. I'll hook up a 12v....
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    Re: 5 gal sugar syrup recipe

    I just finished making a 35 gal. feeder tank. I'll lift it with my front loader and gravity feed thru a 3/4in. hose with a ball valve shut off.
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    Re: Hello from the Caribbean

    Welcome Chris
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    Re: new hobby beek from NC

    Welcome from Concord
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    Re: Deer Stand Swarm Trap

    As good a place as any i think. Good luck on catching a swarm
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    Re: I Made a Bad Mistake

    At first I thought they were going to kill her. They piled on top and I figured that was it. But all they did was try to clean her up. Hoping I'll get lucky and she will continue to be a good layer. ...
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    I Made a Bad Mistake

    Went out yesterday to check some new Nucs with new queens. Ran across this queen doing a super job of laying.
    Figured I would mark her while I had everything handy.
    Not sure what happened but just...
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    Re: In the matter of a few hours :)

    Those little buggers build fast. I sat down a bee package container and the next day they had moved in it.
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    Re: Good morning everyone! New forum member!

    Welcome from NC.
  17. Re: Newbee saying hello. first installation and no protective clothing

    Welcome from Concord
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    Re: Do you use your JZBZ cups more than once?

    If your refering to grafting cups? I've tried it, but the bees dont seem to like it much. Much better success using new cups each time. Put in new cups, place them in the hive and let the bee's...
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    Re: Hello from Stanly County, NC

    Welcome from Concord NC
    Lost 3 out of 6 this year but working on building them back up
  20. Re: what size swarm trap have you had success with

    I would agree, larger is better. But last year I caught 3 swarms in 5 frame nucs. Just proves they will use them if they find them.
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    Re: Hello from marshville NC

    Welcome from Concord
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    Re: Novice beek from NC

    Welcome from Concord. This is a great place to learn from
  23. Re: Can't find a source for wood bleach (lazy beekeeper)

    True value hardware has it here
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    Re: Smoker stuck closed - solution to avoid?

    Use a hand propane torch to burn out the gum.
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    Re: Hello from Raleigh,NC

    Welcome from concord
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