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  1. Thread: red clover ?

    by Ted adams
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    Re: red clover ?

    Check with your county agent if you have one. I was told by our's bees do not work red clover.
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    Re: Best material for long lasting hive

    I purchased two hives from greenbeehives, they are well built and lids are heave enough they will not blow off in hi winds like some others will do. However they are a little more costly . I am happy...
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    Re: Why did you start to keep bees?

    [QUOTE=scorpionmain;1022548]I am an Iraq Combat Veteran & a Wounded Warrior.
    I got into bees after I came home from the war and purchased
    Thank you for your service You guys are the Real...
  4. Re: New inexperienced queen or laying worker?

    There is likely a queen there, bee more often then not get it right . Did they swarm or just replacing the queen? If cells were on bottom of frames it may be they swarmed, if on middle of frames...
  5. Re: $20 Billion Declining bee populations may lead to significant agricultural losses

    Greed is not always wht drives people, company's to do well. Sometimes it is he desire to succeed. Everybody in this old who is weathy is not greedy. Some are driven to be the best.
  6. Re: Help! Bee poop and now beardingish thing...

    I suspect your hive is about to swarm, I noticed boarding on one of my hives last week, two days later it swarmed. Thankfully I captured it.
  7. Thread: Drones

    by Ted adams
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    Drones

    Looked in on my hives today,lots of drones are already in the hives, also saw lots of drone brood on outer frames, should I start freezing outer frames of drone frames this early?
    Ted Adams
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    Re: 70 Degrees In GA Tomorrow

    I am in Ga also, I went in Thursday ,lots of bee's were out flying. I just opened the top and checked honey stores mostly,saw some brood,lots of bee's and noticed the queen in three hives in the top...
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    Re: hernando county FL

    Now this is the kind of thing I like to see and hear about. Someone offering to teach and show how. Great job, I wish you were near me. I learn much better doing than reading about it.
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    Re: How to Remove Bees Before Extracting?

    I have tried brushing, but if you have more than a couple of supers it can be time consuming. fume board works great, with very few bee's left to brush off, try it you will never go back to just...
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    Re: solid vs screen bottom

    Dan, as I respect your opinion n knowledge , Do you suggest solid bottom boards in our Ga locations?
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    Re: New fom statham ga

    We also have a bee club in Oglethorpe county, we meet once per month, be glad to have you come and visit, joining is purely up to you.meeting is held at farm bureau in Crawford Ga
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    Re: New fom statham ga

    Farm Mart , right there in Winder sells beekeeping supplies, check them out. They were running a sale on 8 frame equipment by Brushy Mountain
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    Re: treatment free beekeeping - the risks

    [QUOTE=G Barnett;857096]Someone told me that being treatment free is only just a feel good thing. So why would anyone really want to go treatment free?

    My thinking is Let the experts find the...
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    Re: white worm maggots on IPM board

    Why do you need to place frames in a trash bag before freezing?
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    Re: What filter/strainer do you use?

    I've gal paint strainer from Lowes
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    Re: Help with inherited hives

    If they are free how can you loose, I would look at the bee's, if they are healthy, take them. If not healthy take them . You don't have any bee's to worry about spreading unwanted pest to. How can...
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    Re: Rusty extractor

    If you work in meat dept use jet spray or whatever brand in food safe oil you use on your equipment at work, no food safety issues also sanitized used in dept for rinsing.
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    Re: Extractors: Want vs. Need

    I do not think cranking is that big a deal either,I like the extractor recommended. If you are just working as a hobby, 10 hives , removing once or twice a year I would rather have a extractor with...
  20. Thread: Celebrity II

    by Ted adams
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    Re: Celebrity II

    Great job, It's obvious you are hooked on bee's. With people of your knowledge teaching new bee keepers, they are way ahead of most beginners. I hope to take some classes next spring
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    Re: Treat or not to treat

    If we treated ourselves like our bee's would we still be here. I would not, when I had a heart attach I went to the doctor, I don't understand why we do not let the doctor treat our bee's when they...
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    Re: Big brother is watching

    [QUOTE=dadandsonsbees;837502]

    Please get the blinds, some things we don't need or want to see
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    Re: Bee's being attached

    Thanks for all the replies, yes Dan there may be a high number of dead bee's right now, this hive had a very high mite count so I treated with Mite a way quick strips. I hive seen bee's removing...
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    Bee's being attached

    Hello, I have a question , my beehives are being overran by yellow jackets, I had thought they had a nest in the ground in front of my hive but after digging and screeching around I decided not. Some...
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    Re: 2 queens 1 hive help

    I hope that is a queen because I have one that looks just like your picture,in a nuc I created about a month ago
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