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    Re: Why do bees leave the hive to n December?

    I don't speak honey bee so I can't ask them !!!!!!!!!
  2. Thread: Stings

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    Re: Stings

    I had one sting on the inside of my mouth ,, also had one set on my in the ear hearing aid , boy was that buzzz loud ........
  3. Re: When your ex topples your hive, can I site animal cruelty?

    9 gallons is a lot from one hive ??????
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    I only put the inner cover on top of the quilt to keep track of it ,, or come spring were the heck did I put that darn inner cover ,, last year i had the quilt right above the cover and it...
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    I think if the inner cover is right above the frames you get condensation so leave the whole bottom of it exposed to the bees bedroom

    I make a spacer from 1x2 and tack burlap to the top of it...
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    Re: I'm pretty sure I killed my hive today :-(

    i have things going on here all the time and never even think about blocking the girls in ,,, but then we all like to play with the girls ,,, the rule is look befor you slap
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    Re: Is a inner cover necessary with quilt box

    last fall when I put the girls to bed '' by mistake I put the inner cover under the guilt box and the moisture condensed on the inner cover and dripped down on the girls killed the hive .. I make a...
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    Re: winter quilt configuration?

    I use the quilt but all I do is put a spacer made from a firring strip with burlap to make a space above the frame in that space i put a candy bar a polen patty ,,,,,on the spacer i put a box ,,fill...
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    Re: Acebirds one hive

    After two hours they had enough of me. I broke the fourth box loose to give it a heft and I could see there was more honey below. remember I was bare handed and already took a stink. Very slight...
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    Re: Lifting and moving hives.

    me and my grandson moved 8 hives ,,, ratchet strap them ,and get a two man strap lift from home depot ,, the ones for moving heavy stuff ,, don't like using a dolly as they will shake the hive up a...
  11. Thread: Please Stop...

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    Re: Please Stop...

    some are real easy to search ,,, try a search for queen rearing you only get 20 pages with any post that has the word queen in it

    or try nucs 20 pages here is one that comes up...
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    Re: Crystalized Honey

    then on the other hand there are people like me and my son ,,, we try to get honey to crystallize ,, so we can eat it ... Crystallized Honey is the BEST
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    Re: Way to "store" a queen over winter

    I guess I'm lucky ,, the bees don't bother any one in this family ,,, I wanted to move a few frames to the hive I had at the time over at my sons place about 25 miles from here ,, was looking for...
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    Re: Way to "store" a queen over winter

    IMHO,, the only way you have any chance to get her to spring is in a observation hive . that way you could feed the hive don't know abot cleaning flights but it the only way i can see to do it
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    Re: Winter Prep and Sugar Bricks

    as for the 3 inch brick just dont put the burlap on so tight , let it give a little so the brick will fit all it has to do is hold chips so they say out of the hive
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    Re: Seals for Muth Jars

    go to fillmore container 12 for $8
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    Re: Is this normal? or did Imess up?

    the only thing I see wrong is that I don't get to taste it ,,, don't worry I never followed a recipe yet ,and I haven't had a bad batch yet ,, yea some didn't taste the best ,, but that was because...
  18. Re: Over the phone threat on life over bee removal. lol

    talk to the cops ,, they can trace the call blocked or not .. had one traced that was blocked ,, so I know they can trace it
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    Re: how do you do it ?

    never had any trouble stinging myself ,, just picked her up put her butt on were it was to bee ,and it was a done deed
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    new tool for honey

    st paul pioneer press

    just thought others would want to read this ...

    New tool helps honey lovers describe the taste of the sticky stuff
    By Debbie Arrington
    The Sacramento Bee
    POSTED: ...
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    Re: tankless water heater

    We have a tankless for the main bath, which works very well. But for the kitchen sink, which is far enough away from the tankless that it takes forever to heat up
    thats because it takes about 15...
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    Re: Hive turned mean

    fall is close ,, they are protecting the stores ,, for skunk I put a carpet tact strip right in next ( in front )
    to the entrance ,, one lick and they lick no more ,, for some reason they don't...
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    Re: Keeping long hives waterproof ...

    never had or saw a long hive but
    """""but if you add a super at the front over the first segment of the hive then this roof would have to move down etc - problematic."""
    no have to top roof cover...
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    Re: she needed a vacation?

    sounds to me like a swarm,but that they did not find a spot they wanted to settle into ,, watch them they may try again in a few days .
  25. Re: Mosquito Spraying with Malathion over my hives

    in mn you call the DNR and tell them you have hives and tell the address that they are at and they will not spray within a mile or more
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