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    Re: cutout under way... need HELP!!

    Yes, to lower the population, I was putting drawn comb with honey in it.. Now I have cut the lower part off and fixing to bust it wide open to get to the comb inside.. this tree is the biggest I have...
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    cutout under way... need HELP!!

    I have started a tree cutout, I have a bee vac built but it kills too many bees for my liking...

    My problem is I have been taking them out frame by frame... and they are WAY more bees in the tree...
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    Re: cut down beetree question....help

    It should be fine for a few days. I left one on the ground for 3 weeks this year. One thing you need to watch out for is where the hole is. Make sure it is on the side and close to the bottom. That...
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    Sideliner wanna be questions

    I'd like some input on a honey house and storage set up!!

    I've started with 4 hives this year.. I've been splitting, doing tree cut outs, and fixing to buy 24 more hives.. My goal is to get up to...
  5. Tree cut out with pics after it was done

    These are images of a hive I cut out of a bee tree.. First thing I done was cut the log that contained the bees, screened the entrance and brought it home. I stood it up and left it for a few days...
  6. Re: Wanted, someone for cutout in Bowling Green Ky area.

    I'd be interested in taking a look at the one in Somerset.. and surrounding counties.

    I'll pm you my #
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    Using aluminum push pins on cut cells..

    I was wondering since I don't have any wax and Mann Lake back ordered my cell cups if I could just use the push pins to hold a strip of cut comb onto the cell bar?

    Just looking for 10 or so...
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    Re: Big wind and bees...

    I just checked mine. Wind is blowing 15-25 mph and the girls are working today.. even though a few have to try more than once to hit the bottom board lol
  9. Re: Smoking bees up into half frame grow out box to populate mating nucs??

    Thank you Vance G!!!

    One of my worries is getting the queen.. The other is getting drones from the parent hive which would get moved to the mating yard. Seems the way you explained it would...
  10. Smoking bees up into half frame grow out box to populate mating nucs??

    I have 2 of the 10 frame grow out boxes from Mannlake for the Medium half frames. I plan on putting them on top of the hives to let the bees draw out some of the frames to use in the mating nucs. I...
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    Re: 2011/2012 winter deadout email survey.

    I can change it to look anyway you want.. I'll hand code it and can change anything about it. Send me a pm on how you want it set up and I can get you something to look at tonight... or if you want,...
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    Re: 2011/2012 winter deadout email survey.

    If your interested, I can make an online survey and can output the data in any form or fashon you want.. I will build it and host it just to be able to help collect the data. If we do it that way,...
  13. Thread: Excited....

    by kycountry
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    Re: Excited....

    Congrats Buzz.. have fun!
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    Re: KTBH questions..

    Thank you for your replies.
    I wanted to make sure I understood what I was reading and why I thought this may be a better hive for my use. I will look into the other types of hives also.

    Again...
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    KTBH questions..

    I have a few questions about top bar hives.. mainly the design found at the top of this page
    http://www.bushfarms.com/beestopbarhives.htm

    First off.. I do not have bees atm, but have some...
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    Howdy from central Kentucky

    Howdy all,
    I live in Dunnville Ky. and will be picking up 2 hives in the next week or two. I have been reading this site for a while now, but decided it was time to join! As a new beek, I'm sure...
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