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    Re: SHB Study... NEED YOUR THOUGHTS

    I have wanted someone to come up with a trap that is on the front of the hive and goes up in the hive some.The bees can still walk over but holes big enough that the shb falls in.Needs to be in a L...
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    Re: moving "hot" bees

    We used a spray bottle with cold water in it.They run right in.Just needed a little on them to. copper287
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    Re: This is Foulbrood, Right?

    I only had a few that was twisted in cells and they didn't collapse the cell walls down.I did have mine tested at the bee lab up north.You could send the comb off and have it test for free.copper287
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    Re: This is Foulbrood, Right?

    Looks like EFB to me.I had it once last year and 2 times this year.Look in the cells and see if they are dried up scales in the bottom of the cells.copper287
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    Re: Hello from Bama

    Hi from Cullman,Al. copper287
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    Re: Big 12 Conference

    I have heard that the SEC may be taking on some new teams or joining with another conference.We will see i guess.copper287
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    Re: air bubbles in bottles of honey

    I put mine out in the car so it will warm up in the day.Makes the air bubbles go away.copper287
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    Re: Intruder alert!!!

    Sounds like shb larve.Have you seen any little black bugs running around?The other cells sound like new queen cells.If they are pointing down thats what they are.copper287
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    Re: mimosa nuttallii

    Thanks Hambone!I'll look for the seeds on it.I would not tell any one to plant this where they might use later.It will not die with roundup or 2-4-d.Road sides is where i want it to stay.copper287
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    Re: mimosa nuttallii

    This is a vine with thorns on it.Only grows about 2 foot tall.Vines are about 4 foot long.With pink cotton ball looking flowers on it.I have never seen it any where else.Its not a mimosa tree....
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    mimosa nuttallii

    I have this plant out by the road and have tried to kill it for years.Did not know how much the bees love it.Looked like a swarm all over the pink blooms this morning.It is also called the cat claw...
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    Re: New Beekeeper from Alabama

    Hi. Glad to see more from AL.If you have any ? just ask.This is a great place to learn about bees. copper287
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    Velbert Williams

    Was great to buy queens from.They were shipped on time and packaged very good.He was easy to talk to and he would answer my e-mails i sent.The queens looked great and they was not the first dead...
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    Sticky: swarm

    First swarm of the year for me,4/18/10,but i did stop 2 from swarming last week. copper287
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    Re: january pollen

    I am seeing them bring it in here to.The weather has all them out.
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    Re: New Beek from North Alabama

    Hi.Good to see a beek from AL.If you have any ? some one here will help you or you can pm me with a ? i'll help you all i can.Nice to see you on here.copper287
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    Re: Plywood for lids and Bottoms

    I use plywood to for my top and bottoms.On the tops i cover them with vinyl floor covering.Cheaper then metal and stays cooler in the summer if its white.On the bottoms i just make sure i paint them...
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    Re: Shb and the cold

    I seen 5 to 25 shb in the front of each hive dead today from the cold.The bad part was they was 50 to 150 bees dead in each hive dead,but one had about a 1lb of bees dead in it.It may not make it.I...
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    Shb and the cold

    Will this cold weather we are have help kill off some of the shb?It's not been this cold here in 25 years and i do not think shb's was around then.I did see some dead shb in the front of a hive and...
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    Re: Hello From Alabama

    Hi T.J. good to see more people from Alabama on here.If you need any help someone on here will help ya.I live in cullman so not to far from ya.
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    Re: Apiguard Use

    I have never been feeding when i have used it.The first year i used it it was really hot weather and they took dead brood out by the cup fulls.I never did know if it was the heat or i had alot of...
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    Re: Apiguard Use

    It fumigates,but as the bees carry it out of the hive they take it through the brood nest and fumigates the brood.I do not think they eat it.The bees are fumigating the hive by carrying it through...
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    Trees & shrubs

    Everyones been looking for trees and shrubs for bees.This place here has alot to look at you might like,but i don't know if they have a web page.They are cheaper then most places i have ordered from....
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    Re: College Fantasy Football

    I wanted to see TCU play AL to.It looked like they give the game to Texas,time was up looked like to me.
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    Re: College Fantasy Football

    The Tide has rolled again.Just hope they can roll over the next team!!
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