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    Re: 3lbs package of bees purchase 4/2013

    there like mine all mixed up, but I really really like mine.
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    Re: Odds that this swarm is mine?

    wrong
  3. Re: Queen walked out of new hive after swarmming?

    lot`s of my secondary swarms have more than one queen, some times 3, 4,
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    Re: Well, I blew it. Now what?

    I love swarms, if I am lucky enough to see them come out I hive the swarm and put it back on the old stand, they do great I have another stand of bees
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    Re: Bee package box design or how to?

    I sent an e-mail to see how much they cost, I am not a package producer but would like 10 of them. friends all the time want bees
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    Re: First swarm april 5, 2014

    got ,my first of the year april 5 2014 also
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    Re: JZBZ groove size

    the plastic bars from mann lake are what I use. really like them
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    Re: Swarm Trap using OSB

    I had trouble about 3 years ago I had 3 different swarms leave out of a brand new hive, same hive body, bottom board and lid never did figuar out what the problem was.
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    Re: one to one recipes

    ooo and yes I have my water boiling
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    Re: one to one recipes

    I guess I,m different than every one else but I don't feed 1-1. I mix mine 2 parts sugar 1 part water all the time. but if you want 1 to 1 a gal of water is 8 pounds so 25 pounds of sugar 3 gal of...
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    Re: Plasticell Foundation

    I like it
  12. Thread: Drone dates?

    by dleemc1
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    Re: Drone dates?

    I was working on mine to day no drones hatched very few capped. but they are doing much better than I thought
    :)
  13. Re: What's the biggest mistake (s) you made starting out?

    learn that the queen can be any where in the hive, on the lid or on the inner cover look them over closely to start with
  14. Thread: VSH Breeding?

    by dleemc1
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    that is what i am doing i am 63 years old and have had bees since i was 13 teen or 14teen in the past i have got bees from all over the states- texas hawi george. now i just have those good hearty...
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    Re: How Much Gear Ready in Advance?

    all i can aford
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2012

    1-12-13 they started bringing in pollen here in hendersonville nc yesterday. not much but it`s a start!!! also found a big prety queen dead in front of one of my hives. the hive is not dead, scared...
  17. Thread: North Carolina

    by dleemc1
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    Re: North Carolina

    I am going to have 20 hives not spoke for here in henderson county nc for the apple bloom in april

    Danny mccall 828-692-0232
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    Re: CA ag check stations

    hi i am a retired truck driver, and a small beekeeper,want to get bigger. got 40 hives right now. but about cal, they do not like any dirty truck, and your log book and paper work best be in order....
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    Re: How does Mann Lake do it?

    i use mann-lake for a lot of my stuff. just got 5 nuc box`s from them. need a copule hundred frames. i am well satisfied with them!!!!
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    Re: Bees are flying heavy today in East Tn...

    no pollen today. mabey tommorow.
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    Re: African genes used in brood stock

    same here were i live there are wild bees once again. there was`nt for a long time. i will not keep mean bees. the ones i have now are a mix but they are the best bees i have had in my life.
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    Re: Selling nucs and queens with mites

    i for sure let the people who buy them that they have to decide how they want to handle the mites, i treat mine.
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    Re: Selling nucs and queens with mites

    i sell nuc`s mine have mites but i think every body else has mites also. at least i dont know any one who has bees that the mites are scared of.
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