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  1. Thread: Checking in

    by kangaroo
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    Re: Checking in

    Welcome aboard, going to Philly for the Birthday, Tun Tavern is not there but we meet at a bar called Cookies Tavern. Semper Fi!
  2. Thread: Virgin Queen

    by kangaroo
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    Re: Virgin Queen

    The Original Queen is still there.
  3. Thread: Virgin Queen

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    Re: Virgin Queen

    She's still there.
  4. Thread: Virgin Queen

    by kangaroo
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    Virgin Queen

    Robbed my best hive today, 9 Medium Frames. On the Bottom of one frame was a closed queen cell, I thought I would take to the house and make a split with it tomorrow. Got home queen cell was open,...
  5. Thread: Frankenstorm

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    Re: Frankenstorm

    Dear Daniel Y.

    What is your deal that everything that has happened to you is worse than what has happened to you?
    We all face different challenges in our life, and the way you redicule the...
  6. Thread: What now?

    by kangaroo
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    Re: What now?

    I saw My first mite on a bee earlier this year, not in the hive, but outside, they would not let her in the hive, then I saw her scratching her back, I thought the bees at the entrance where trying...
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    Re: They Call Me Godzilla!

    I have recently caught an Russian Swarm. There comb seals up every bee space in-between supers. The Italians, and the Feral I have do not do this. When I inspect/Rob them, the frames are usually...
  8. Re: Is it just me, or is everyone else having to feed their bees this year?

    The few hives I have I never feed. If they can not survive on there own they have week genetics that you should not want. I do give them a quart are 2 of sugar water to start, but after that they...
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    Re: What to do scenario

    I caught a swarm last year, put it in the back yard, (no feeding). 2 days later when I got home the swarmed to a plum tree in my yard, which my neighbor caught. It was the first time I caught a...
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    Re: Walter Kelly Foundationless frames

    I place the empty frames in-between 2 drawn frames and they have no problem drawing it straight.
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    Re: Walter Kelly Foundationless frames

    I have not use WTK foundationless frame, but have used their 17n, Medium frames in between drawn frames and they have no problem going straight down the frame. I thought about buying some, but 17ns...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    My 2nd swarm of the year was 3 weeks ago, sorry I did not post it then. There in a 10 frame deep, and tomorrow I'll throw a super on top.
    Not as many swarm calls as last year, but Alway ready.
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    Re: Owens Bee Vac from Brushy Mtn?

    I purchased mine 2 years ago, and agree with SWM. Buy an extra cage, bring a roll of duct tape and rags to seal the cage. It is lite, easy to move, especially if your on a ladder. It makes Cut...
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    Re: First cutout. It was a hot hive.

    The few cutouts I have done, I try not to smoke, but spray them with sugar water. They don't fly and the are busy getting the sugar water off and don't have time to bother with you vacuuming them up...
  15. Thread: Burlap

    by kangaroo
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    Re: Burlap

    I get mine from people who buy oysters by the sack. Check with a local Seafood Restraunt.
  16. Re: couple of questions what is the best bee for southern louisiana and where can I b

    All but one of my hives are Swarms and or Cut-outs. One lost a queen so a order an Italian from Rossman's. There all doing fine. Started with 2 swarms in late 2010, and had 110 lbs of honey from...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Had a soccerball size swarm on March 8th, and a cut out at the same residence today.
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    Re: crabbing thread

    I have a few friends who commercially fish (Blue) crab. I can get crabs all year long. Nothing better than fresh crab, especially Soft Shell!
    I have been to Philly the last 2 years for the Marine...
  19. Re: How much do you spend per year just on wooden ware?

    When I was a teenager (30+ years ago), I built every piece of the hive I had from Cover to bottom board. I just returned to beekeeping 2 years ago, recovered 4 deeps, and 5 shallows.
    The price of...
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    Re: Bees are mad!!

    [QUOTE=7L Farm;743237]Ok!! They seem to be alive LOL. Guess, I should feed again in Feb.. Could be really cold by then so what should I feed & how do you make it. Thanks all.[/QU :
    Living a little...
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    Re: What is this bug? (picture)

    It looks like an Assassin Bug.
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    Re: Late Season Cut Out - Advise Needed

    Just did a large one over the weekend, not my first, but the biggest. Wish I would have brought some rubber or other type of liquid repelent. gloves. Also you might want a crow-bar, putty knife...
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    Re: Stung inside the Mouth !

    here is the pics....
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    Re: Stung inside the Mouth !

    http://http://s1095.photobucket.com/albums/i478/gunnychampagne/?action=view&current=stung002.jpg&jwidget_action=album
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    Stung inside the Mouth !

    Just finished a cut out.
    While grabbing all my gear, there she was, open my mouth and in she went. Got me on the inside of my lip

    Trying to download pic.
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