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  1. Into winter with 30, now have 12. Lost most due...

    Into winter with 30, now have 12. Lost most due to warm January. They ate all their stores. Some started rearing brood and froze in Feb.

    My purchased queens, installed in the fall made it...
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    Barry, you are welcome to browse my photos. ...

    Barry, you are welcome to browse my photos.

    www.picturetrail.com/toddzeiner

    Let me know if you see anything you could use and I will send you the full size copy.
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    Nothing fancy yet, but a work in progress. It is...

    Nothing fancy yet, but a work in progress. It is all drywalled and full of supers at the moment.

    ...
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    Hey Barry, I saw the same thing in mine today. ...

    Hey Barry, I saw the same thing in mine today. Cream colored, I would love to know what it is. They wouldn't tell me when I asked.
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    Thanks Rob- I didn't get a chance to talk to you...

    Thanks Rob- I didn't get a chance to talk to you on Sat. You had a mob gathered at your booth the one time I was headed to see you. I will check the HAS site for the updates.

    Maybe the...
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    Thanks for the info. Wish I could go. Make sure...

    Thanks for the info. Wish I could go. Make sure to ask Kathleen about TM to prevent AFB. I'd be interested to know if she has changed her mind after this past weekend.
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    Yeh Dan, I got a phone call and had to leave. I...

    Yeh Dan, I got a phone call and had to leave. I was kind of on borrowed time anyway on Sat. Glad I got to talk to you. I would really like to try to make it to HAS. Wonder if there is a...
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    Jeff- I too started with a simular situation. My...

    Jeff- I too started with a simular situation. My mentor helped me set up my first hive. Then he went to his truck and got a bucket of powdered sugar and TM and started dumping it into my new hive. ...
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    Hey Jeff- It was nice to talk to you Saturday. ...

    Hey Jeff- It was nice to talk to you Saturday. Sorry to hear of your trip home problems.

    So, do you think the info on the TM really sank in with the State Inspecter? We might find out in her...
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    I'll be wearing my hunter orange Galyans hat. ...

    I'll be wearing my hunter orange Galyans hat. Now a collecters item since they closed. Look me up Dan, I want to talk queens with you.
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    Planning on it, yes. I had better get my $ sent...

    Planning on it, yes. I had better get my $ sent in. Thanks for reminding me.
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    Have the final canidates answer some oral...

    Have the final canidates answer some oral questions. Maybe have them work a nice package hive and evaluate them further. Kudo's for your efforts. We need all the young beekeepers we can get. If I...
  13. Our club has a lot of new members that are a...

    Our club has a lot of new members that are a husband and wife team.

    My three daughters help me from time to time. Maybe they will carry on the smoker.
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    I'm here

    I'm here
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    40 deg nights and 60 deg days seems cold to be...

    40 deg nights and 60 deg days seems cold to be spraying with sugar water. If it were me I would save that method for the hot summer. I've killed some bees with even a light misting of sugar water in...
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    Picturetrail (below) seems to work good for me. ...

    Picturetrail (below) seems to work good for me. I have my beekeeping pics as well as my "regular" job pics there too. The site is free with advertising, or you can pay $20/ year and it will have no...
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    I have thought about writing "Killer bees" on the...

    I have thought about writing "Killer bees" on the side of one deep box in one of my remote yards. I finally figured out it would get me in more trouble. It would for sure keep people away, but they...
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    The "scent" usually is gone after bottled. It...

    The "scent" usually is gone after bottled. It does keep a distinctive smell after bottled, but not like the hive smell. I have customers that request it. I sell all of my Goldenrod honey fast due...
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    My hives are stinkin here in Central Indiana. ...

    My hives are stinkin here in Central Indiana. The weather here has been wet and cool. Not much forage time. My hives with NWC stock from Tarheit are working harder in the cold than all the rest.
  20. Thread: api-life

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    Could you wait till just after the flow to treat?...

    Could you wait till just after the flow to treat? If not, I would pull the supers during the treatment period. Then put them back after treatment. Remember, your drawn comb in your supers are the...
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    I was swinging a hammer by age 8. Started...

    I was swinging a hammer by age 8. Started helping build houses at 13. Now a fulltime carpenter. Started keeping bees 4 years ago.
    The two skills are very much an asset to each other.
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    I only reorganize them if there is a flow on or...

    I only reorganize them if there is a flow on or if expection one. Since you stated the goldenrod is about over, I would leave them till next year. You could try feeding 2:1 sugar and see if they...
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    I did a bee tree this spring. You may want to...

    I did a bee tree this spring. You may want to down size the log a bit, so it is easier to handle. Then I would stand it up right. Maybe put some braces down and stake them to the ground so the log...
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    Sounds like you need new headgear, not a new...

    Sounds like you need new headgear, not a new queen. 5 deeps of honey is very respectable.
  25. I would not be too quick to kill the second...

    I would not be too quick to kill the second generation queen. Just keep an eye on them for aggresive tendancys. Not a hive for the back porch if you know what I mean.

    I would deal with each...
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