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  1. Thread: Crazy comb

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    Re: Crazy comb

    oh..ok just wondering
  2. Thread: Crazy comb

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    Re: Crazy comb

    I'm not sure of your configuration with the medium, nor do I see foundation? Sounds that you have bee space issues, and what on earth is that foil looking stuff in the bottom of that box? This is...
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    Re: SHB populations low this year?

    How did ya`ll get so lucky?..it wasn't bad until this heat really hit,my colonies with screened bottom boards have them but not bad at all, but my solid bottom boards are not so lucky,ive declared...
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    Re: Please help dont know what to do.

    The a/c aint working and they are chillin out front,No worries that's bee A/C. Bearding is normal.Its all good,keep an eye on space,,i know you guys are as hot and stupid humid as we are in NC.
  5. Thread: Bee tree help

    by tonysea
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    Re: Bee tree help

    Trap out wasn't going anywhere,So i did a cut out and it went beyond well,got brood,stores,her highness, about 90 percent of the girls,they are in their new home and doing bee stuff.It was hot as the...
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    Re: Mann Lake Experiences

    Outstanding company, they are quick with deliveries, usually within three days, they have never goofed on an order, there woodenware is dead on and once squared up its about perfect, love the design...
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    Re: bee pond a mosquito haven

    I had the same problem this spring, i bought some water hyacinth from a local garden center,it reproduces like crazy and gives the bees a landing/self rescue pad. It keeps the water crystal clear and...
  8. Thread: Bee tree help

    by tonysea
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    Re: Bee tree help

    ok...I will try and get a box hung. Thanks guys
  9. Thread: Bee tree help

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    Re: Bee tree help

    I cant harm the tree in any way, city ordinance, They are about 30 feet in the air, the tree they are in is on about a 50 degree slope so im having to use a lift to get to them ,the entrance is only...
  10. Thread: Bee tree help

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    Bee tree help

    I have a colony at work that needs removed, its next to a sidewalk entering the building so boss man says it has to go, not that im complaining :) Of course bees being bees its in an awful spot and...
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    Re: Hive Top feeder recomendation.

    yes
  12. Re: Hello from the foothills of North Carolina

    Welcome... from Charlotte.
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    Re: Hive Top feeder recomendation.

    I have the mann lake feeders and love them,i haven't lost a single bee to drowning,a couple things i have noticed. 1 They will sweat,but i Popsicle sticked my roof and that cured that in a day. 2 The...
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    Re: opened the hive today...some help

    As a newbie myself i have yet to see my queen,i can never seem to find her,but as long as you have larva and eggs shes in there and myself i don't really go out of my way searching for her anymore....
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    Re: Is it time too add?

    Vance,i did have some wonky comb on the bottom of a couple of frames but i would say they were not queen cells as they were empty,im using a SBB and think that's a bee space issue.I have hive beetles...
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    Is it time to add?

    Hello all, ok i have about a 7 week old packaged hive that's just rocking,all my frames except the 2 outer ones are plumb full of young, stores, capped supplies and weigh a ton,,,should i checker the...
  17. Thread: Shb

    by tonysea
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    Re: Shb

    Thank you Ed and everyone else,love this forum.i haven't seen but a couple of dozen or so but that's still 24 to many in my book,i think i will invest in a few disposable oil traps and the war will...
  18. Thread: Shb

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    Re: Shb

    i knew it...thanks Ed, should i invest in a few disposable oil traps also,i cut the bottom off a water bottle and filled it with veggie oil,and stuck it dead center of my sticky pad,but should i buy...
  19. Thread: Shb

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    Shb

    Can hive beetles fly? i know i have them and have declared war since i spotted the little buggers,my question is i was watching the girls come and go last night and i swear i saw one dive bomb...
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    Re: Let Her Face the Consequences of Her Actions

    Every village seems to have an idiot! God bless you for not punching her in the throat i don't think i could have been that patient,i too have a lunatic neighbor,but im blessed as she is lazy as can...
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    top feeder removal?

    Hello all, i was going to remove my top feeder today,the girls don't seem all that interested in it anymore,they are rolling in with saddle bags full of pollen and everything is in bloom,my question...
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    Re: bee space,boy did i goof.

    Thank you everyone( Pete especially) all went well i did remove the extra box,her majesty was still in her cage so i released her by hand it was a nervous but exhilarating experience.The girls are...
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    Re: Will I notice the dead bees?

    i have noticed a few in front of my hive,i even saw one being carried off,i do the same thing sitting by the hive and watching these fascinating critters
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    Re: bee space,boy did i goof.

    thanks pete,thats a great idea
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    Re: bee space,boy did i goof.

    do you think she is still in there,i even gave the candy a poke with a finishing nail to try and speed up her release
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