Search:

Type: Posts; User: keswickb

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Re: When to pull pollen Substitute or just leave it on?

    I pull mine. If they are not eating the pollen they dont need it . The hive beetle lays their eggs under the pollen sometimes.
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    182

    Re: First timer from Virginia

    WELCOME TO BEESOURSE
  3. Thread: No Drones yet

    by keswickb
    Replies
    5
    Views
    234

    Re: No Drones yet

    I have drones and capped drones in tbh hive but they re not flying yet.
  4. Replies
    20
    Views
    751

    Re: Is this a dead queen?

    Looks like drone to me.
  5. Re: Any thoughts fume boards and Fishers bee quick

    I use escape boards, they work great.
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    872

    Re: Unintentional bee venom therapy

    How many still swell up after being stung? Dont no if its good or bad . but I dont swell anymore. Hardy get a mark. Just curious.
  7. Thread: Bt works!

    by keswickb
    Replies
    15
    Views
    756

    Re: Bt works!

    May I ask What BT is?
  8. Replies
    55
    Views
    2,106

    Re: Winter Losses or Success?

    Lost 1 out 5 hives and one was really weak in march. Put the in nuc box. Also I didnt treat for mites last year.
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    Re: cutdown split for tbh

    Thanks Michael, Im thinking about it.Lets seen how the girls build up. I would like too try it.
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    Re: cutdown split for tbh

    Yes Micheal I want to run 2 queen TBH with excluder in middle.Try to get more comb pulled out plus honey. Im thinking about taking queen and eggs and some honey and pollen plus nurse bees. Leaving 1...
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    Re: cutdown split for tbh

    Didnt go all the way thur the tbh hive. Found the queen in back of hive plus eggs in frames 7 and 8. I then added two frames before the eggs. In tbh hive you open the sides not the...
  12. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    Re: cutdown split for tbh

    Thanks for infor. Im going to open it up this week. Thank you
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    Re: cutdown split for tbh

    Im just tring to come up with a way to stop swarming, and get them to draw lot of comb. Might to have just open the brood nest. They are strong this spring.Lots of pollen coming in with alot of bees....
  14. Replies
    12
    Views
    459

    cutdown split for tbh

    I have a 4 ft tbh with 9 frames. Im thinking about trying cut down split in same box with qe on divider broad,to separate the two. So too run a 2 queen tbh . Have any body tried this?
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    249

    Re: Howdy from Eastern Virginia

    Welcome to beesource. You are not to far from me.
  16. Replies
    88
    Views
    4,227

    Re: Dead Out Numbers/Winter Losses

    Did you feed them? Need to feed till you get some kind of flow. Some dead bees are normal.
  17. Replies
    88
    Views
    4,227

    Re: Dead Out Numbers/Winter Losses

    4 out of 5 made it. Hoping for now to much rain.
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    845

    Re: Best Sources To Learn Queen Rearing

    How about Little creek bee ranch bullet and power video? Looks easily.
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    845

    Re: Best Sources To Learn Queen Rearing

    Ive been reading mdasplitter today.I think im going to try his method. Saids you can get 100lbs of honey in 30 days. Ill be happy if they don't swarm. I like the mite control. He has a video and...
  20. Thread: Hive moisture

    by keswickb
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,215

    Re: Hive moisture

    I close my screen boards in winter ,I put popcicle sticks under inner cover. That should help with the moisture,
  21. Thread: 2015 plans

    by keswickb
    Replies
    108
    Views
    6,151

    Re: 2015 plans

    wrote twice
  22. Thread: 2015 plans

    by keswickb
    Replies
    108
    Views
    6,151

    Re: 2015 plans

    I have 4 hives and 1tbh.No treatments this year, planning on 8 or 9 hives this coming year and still try to be treatment free.
  23. Re: Not seeing much discussion on harvests- how's everyone doing?

    I got 100lbs from three hives in June.I have honey supers on two hives now, hope too get some sourwood.
  24. Replies
    9
    Views
    753

    Re: When to harvest honey??

    Are you running with deeps or mediums for brood boxes? Honey frames should have white over them, the bees have capped the honey cell.
  25. Replies
    7
    Views
    731

    Re: Not happy with me

    Mower around hives today, the girls didn't like it much. Had to suit up to finish the job. LOL
Results 1 to 25 of 229
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4