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  1. Thread: Swarm Today

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    Re: Swarm Today

    My swarm I got from my Holly tree and hived. They left that fine home, swarmed again, landed in a tall pine tree. I was unable to reach them, so they stayed, and alas, flew off to an unknown...
  2. Thread: Swarm Today

    by casper_zip
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    Swarm Today

    Captured a nice swarm this morning in my small Holly tree. They were wrapped tightly around the truck, but I got my hive box as close as I could. Had to cut a few limbs. They were so tight around...
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    Re: Double deeps for the southerners?

    I live in SW Louisiana, and I run 2 deeps all the time. I leave these for my bees, and in time I add the supers on. The supers are the smaller size, note the deep frames. I see no reason to cut them...
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    Lost Big Swarm

    Yesterday, March 14, 2015, one of my best and strongest hives swarmed. They landed in a pine tree about 30 feet off the ground. I got my bucket with a pole on it, could not reach them. I got a...
  5. Re: Hi from Marysville, Victoria, Australia

    Howdy there neighbor:

    I am casper_zip aka Bob in Merryville, Louisiana.

    It's a nice place to live, too. I have 6 hives of bees so far, hoping to increase some.

    It's stange incident, but you...
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    Re: White small bees on landing strip

    I did have a few fine days, sunshine, warm weather, and then, boom, turned cold again.
    Looks like you nailed it on weather condiditions.

    casper_zip
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    White small bees on landing strip

    Saw some white bees (looked just hatched), but almost mature. I found these on the front of hive, only about 5-6. Looks like bees took them out and dumped them. This is first time I've seen this. I...
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    Inspected all hives yesterday

    Hello to all:

    Yesterday, it was a little cool, not cold, and I had a pot full of Lauri's feed mixed up. I got my smoke ready in case, and also had some Mann Lake Protein sub patties. I placed a...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Lauri:

    You are one amazing woman. How could/would a fellow downsize this fine receipe ? I want to use 4# sacks of sugar, and add enough H20 and vinegar (A/C) a tblsp of Mann Lake bee Bee Pro. I...
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    Re: What the heck is the problem?

    I just couldn't help myself. Maybe they were right hand bees in a left hand hive. Believe me, I'd had them leave for no cause, too.

    casper
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    Fast & Easy winter bee feed

    O.K. I have the great recipe of Lauri's. Right now, need a recipe for a smaller quanity. I saw somewhere that a fellow mixed so many ounces of water to sugar, and maybe some more stuff, but when...
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    Re: Wild Raw Honey. Is It Safe?

    No way to save the bees after this fine harvest ?

    casper
  13. Re: Slingers - A Documentary about Small and Local Beekeepers

    Great work and great music on this. Keep up this great work so all can benefit and enjoy. This is a very good thing you are doing on here. I have enjoyed the videos of Lauri on here, she is so...
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    Laura's Bee Candy recipe

    Need Laura's recipe for her wonderful candy for the bees. Had it, lost it, really need it. Thanks to all.

    Best,

    casper_zip
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    Re: And another from Louisiana

    Hey ole La. boy:
    I am from SW La. we have lots of beekeepers in La. We have many here where I live. We have a big bee club and lots of members. I know you from central La. They also have big bee...
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    Re: Hi from Portugal

    Eduardo:

    The film I was talking about, it was either on Modern Marvels, or another documentary channel. I cannot remember. I have seen it twice, and when I get info on it, will email it to you.
    ...
  17. Re: Feral bees are choosing me as a new keeper. Texas

    Welcome to Beesource, the greatest bee forum.

    Look the tree over real good, suit up, cutting it won't be nothing if you have a smoker handy. Try to get another beekeep to help you. This is the...
  18. Thread: Fondant

    by casper_zip
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    Fondant

    Where can I buy fondant for my bees to snack on this winter ?

    Best,

    casper
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    Re: Hive wraps and condensation question

    Dumb question or need info on something unknown to me:

    What is a quilt box ?

    Thanks, all the best,

    casper
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    Re: Hi from Portugal

    I have seen TV shows with Portugal, very charming and beautiful. The people there rate the same by a documentary I saw on a medical show about a man with this huge tumor on his face. One of his...
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    Re: My first posting ! I am new here !

    Welcome from Louisiana Brian.

    casper
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    Re: Check out my new grass mower

    That looks like the tv cow, eat more chiken ad.


    casper
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    Re: Georgia Rosin?

    Fiddle players have to have it.

    casper
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    Going all out to get easy swarms, etc.

    This year, God willing, I am using my extra 5 frame nucs with bee lure in them. I want to hang them in trees. I am thinking of using eye threaded scews to hold my hives into the trees. What is a good...
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    Re: Need Mr. Hogan's email address

    Thank all of you.

    casper
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