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    Re: Top entrance Should I have One

    This year I built 60 top enterance hives like Mr Bush uses. I am very pleased with the results. I will be building another 100 or so to put into service next spring.
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    Re: Anyone in S.E. still have nectar coming in?

    The flow here came and went early for me this year. Sorta got caught with my pants down it has been at a crawl for a few weeks now too hot and too dry. The Sumac is starting here and will produce...
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    To Swarm Or Not To Swarm?

    I Have a Nuc in one of my yards with two brood boxes the top one is fresh drawn I would say 60% with eggs and some honey today at 4pm a large swarm left the box and lit on a nearby dogwood. 10...
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    Sticky: Auburn Georgia

    It must be swarm day here in NE Georgia This morning I had a call on a swarm in Winder after wich I went to my bee yard by the house and had a small swarm of my own. Then I delivered an observation...
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    Re: Winter Bee Work--let's share ;)

    I will be building 20 8 frame hives and 50 Nucs as soon as my lumber comes in. All my other equipment is cleaned up and ready for bees. I still have 300 frames left to put together. {nail gun and...
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    Re: Just a little excitement

    I was doing a cut out in someones bedroom last July and a chunk of plaster smashed the plexi top to my bee vac. It was full of bees and then in an instant it was empty.:doh:
    What made it so bad it...
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    Re: So they found out you keep bees...

    I do 2 Markets a week. I love to answer questions and talk bees most times I learn something from someone who used to keep them.
    I Get the usual 2 or 4 each week that tell you they can get quarts...
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    Gwinnett County Georgia Beekeepers Club

    We are starting up a Beekeepers Club In Gwinnett County Georgia. We Will meet at 7pm the 2nd tuesday of each month at Hebron Church in Dacula Georgia. We hope to get lots of folks from Gwinnett,...
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    Re: Queen marking pen + heat = trouble

    same thing happened to me I have a queen with a stripe from head to tip of tail she still lays like a champ and now she looks like one also:D
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    Re: Is it to late to split

    I made 14 Nucs 2 weeks ago and put the feed on them. It wont be another week and I will add a second brood chamber to all of them. Id say go for it just be sure to feed them.
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    Re: a swarm in july

    I hived one yesterday also and it was the biggest swarm I have ever caught it filled the brood chamber. Ill feed them and love them just as if I caught them in April.:D
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    July 5th Swarm I Did a cut out at a home in April and all went well. Yesterday the home owner called and said the bees are back and so I went and sure enough there was the largest swarm to date...
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    Re: Beautiful Locust Honey

    all of my honey was light and pretty this year the black locust had great bloom and I didnt get any Poplar as a storm blew all of the blooms off as they got right. This is the best batch of honey yet.
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    How quickly things come to a hault.

    Took off honey 2 weeks ago. It looked like they were still puting it up. Now Darth has set in bees just laying around thinking of ways to rob the weakest hives.They stopped building comb and the...
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    Re: Nectar Flow in N. Georgia...

    Im in the northeast atlanta area and my bees are still puting it on. the honey flow is strong and I added more supers three days ago and they are still puting up some realy great clear honey. The...
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    Re: Whitehouse Swarm

    they might have been a Russian Swarm they heard the whithouse was full of socialists.:rolleyes:
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    Re: Beesuits for Monkey Arms

    I like it when they sting my forearms it makes me look like Popeye;)
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    brood chamber frame prices

    who has the lowest price for bulk DEEP frames and foundation I have been using peirco black coated foundation the bees seem to draw it out nicely. I am wanting to buy in lots of 500 at a time it...
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    Re: Beesuits for Monkey Arms

    why dont you make or buy some arm gators or buy some bee gloves and cut them off and use a rubberband.
  20. Re: Caight swarm, with 2 queens, what to do?

    If you gave them a frame of brood and eggs from another box. What if you gave them a queen by mistake stranger things have happened to me. You might check the box the brood came from.If thats not the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    caught another swarm on 5/16 then caught 2 more nice swarms on the 19th that makes 5 swarms and 3 cutouts this season thus far:D
  22. Re: How do I get a colony of bees out of the wall of a house?

    When you take the bees out clean out all comb and honey and spray the cavity with bleach and water then pack with insulation. I would take the bees far away as you can, next door wont be good they...
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    Sticky: 5/14 at 5pm Bethlehem Georgia

    went this afternoon to put more supers on an behold a swarm in the tree 6 feet off the ground easy pickins.
  24. Thread: dead larve?

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    dead larve?

    my freind has 3 hives 2 are doing great but in one the larve are all dying when they hatch these are all young larve none are capped. Whats going on here?
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    Re: pulled honey today

    I have added the 2nd super to some of my hives this week I think its gonna be on in a hurry. Since this is my second year and the bees got rained out last year,I am already amazed at how fast they...
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