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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Drop anything? http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?305955-Hive-on-the-shoulder-of-I-65-between-Indy-and-Louisville&p=1197460#post1197460
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    Re: Possible Mite Control?

    What happened, bee crazy?
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    Re: How many hive bodies to buy

    I have two langs (and three TBHs). In my garage I have three additional deeps, two bottom boards, two covers, and 4-5 mediums. I just took delivery of a Mann Lake order for six more deeps, a few...
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    Re: Viability of swarms?

    Being new, they helped grow our numbers from 3 packages to 7 (4 swarms). We have 5 colonies overwintering now, took losses on a a couple of the swarms and combined them with other hives. I've...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Did he have a top bar hive there?
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Not sure about the phone I haven't ever been able to get that to work. You can upload to a 3rd party like imageshack or postimage.

    If you want to email them to me shoot me a PM and I can post...
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    Re: Pollen in hives : how long?

    I have no idea. But I will say that I've heard Michael Palmer talking about making his own pollen frames for his queen rearing so that he has a frame adjacent to the cells being tended. I'm 99%...
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    Re: Help me find the queen

    There looks like a few cells with something gray/dry in the bottom. Dead larva? This is my first year but if I saw a frame like that and it contained open brood I would be concerned. None of those...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    I guess if he just got canned in Indiana and he were moving to Washington in three days maybe he'd need to move them fast? Or he stole them... or they are his ex-wife's...
    Great deal though! ...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    You have to resize them so they are small enough to attach otherwise it just give you an error that doesn't really tell you what's wrong.

    Why was this guy selling? And why so low?
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    Re: Pollen in hives : how long?

    http://www.beesource.com/point-of-view/walt-wright/pollen-box-overwintering/

    http://www.beesource.com/point-of-view/walt-wright/more-on-the-pollen-reserve/

    For anyone looking.
  12. Re: went out with my cheap stethoscope today

    We have three TBHs two have observation windows one doesn't. The ones with windows are interesting the clusters havent moved much or at all. We also have two Langs. I popped the quilt boxes off...
  13. Re: LOL...somebody made top bar hives in video game

    Awesome! Pretty darn detailed too... even have observation windows.
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    Re: Need answers tonight 4 hives to move

    Sounds like an adventure! My money is on the 4th hive being the heaviest! :)
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    Re: What Books for CHRISTMAS ?

    Anyone looking at books on Amazon, you can use code: BOOKDEAL25 and get 25% off of one book at the moment. I just picked up Honeybee Democracy by Tom Seeley.
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    Re: Suggested Youtube channels???

    Michael Palmer and Michael Bush are both good listens.

    I enjoyed this from Dean Stiglitz on genetics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqNjbwCQB4Q
    There is a multi-part show about Brother Adam...
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    Re: Mixing bee races with new hives

    This is solely from my very limited experience... but a booming Carni hive left a very weak hive two feet away alone and caused no issue with them.

    A booming Italian hive ruthlessly robbed a hive...
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    Re: 50 degrees - bees are active

    You're certainly not going to come out of winter with the same number of bees as you went into the winter with, right?
    I figure if they are strong enough to keep hauling them out that's a good sign....
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    Re: Good source for foundationless guides

    But for Lauri's application they won't work because she needs the groove for foundation.

    This is what I use:...
  20. Re: How do queens kill other queens still in the cell?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Dtv3OTYt2EM#t=709

    Skip to 11:50... or just click on this link:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Dtv3OTYt2EM#t=709
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    Re: Inside Dimensions for Long Lang

    Kelley's has frames like that as well. I bought some awhile back, haven't put any into the hives yet, though. I've been using Mann Lake's grooved top bar frames and gluing tongue depressors in. I...
  22. Re: Queen Bees Control Sex of Young After All

    Is this entirely true? I had quite a few worker sized drones buzzing about for awhile this summer when a package queen went drone-layer. I understand she probably only wants to lay in the correct...
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    Re: Packages or 3 frame nucs?

    I bought three packages last year. One of them got off to a bad start with a rejected queen and it was a struggle from the get-go. I kept it alive (brood donation from the stronger package...
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    Re: Hitachi Air Stapler

    Same here, but less use. Puts frames together just fine. And I also don't drink. :)
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    Re: Assistance in Identification

    Most above have told you... it's just a bee. I've seen them in packages and swarms looking the same. It's not like they are some mystery race...

    Italian/Carniolian/Russian/(based on your area)...
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