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    Fresh wax question!!!!

    I have some wax I just extracted honey from a wild swarm, is it better to melt it and use it for the future.....what should i do with this wax????
    If I melt it, what is the best way to melt it????...
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    honey extraction, comb not on frame

    ok folks some wisdom is needed tonight. i caught a swarm tonight and i filled 10 frames with brood comb and put the bees in it. but i had a half a bucket left of capped honey. how can i extract the...
  3. Thread: bee vac

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    Re: bee vac

    i like both of those, i am thinking of tryiing to use the the one with a cordless vac. let me know how the others work too.
    james
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    bee vac

    jello everyone! has anyone made the bee vac in the bee source plan area. are there better plans or do the ones you buy at dadant or brushy work better.
    thanks
    james
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    swarm capture question

    ok, i have a swarm 25 feet in a tree over a creek with poison ivy covering the tree. this swarm has 8 pcs of comb hanging off the tree each the size of a basketball. i put a box by them with LGO in...
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    you know the only hive i dont have a sbb on is...

    you know the only hive i dont have a sbb on is that one. guess what i am doing in the morning.
    thanks
    james
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    yea i was thinking the same thing. i have a new...

    yea i was thinking the same thing. i have a new super on them they have not started to work it yet.
    thanks
    james
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    bees grouping on front of box

    my girls are grouping on the out side of the entrance on the wall. about two fist full. no filled queen cells on frames. are they just hot it was in mid 90's here today or are they packing their...
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    trapping with bee quick

    ok i have a wild swarm in a trunk of a tree. there is a hole about a foot above them on the opposite side of the tree from where the main entrance is. the main entrance is 3 foot by 1 foot. i think...
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    most herbal stores or health food stores carry...

    most herbal stores or health food stores carry it. i live in a small town and we have two places with it. its used to relax you and put you in a good mood, i put it on my wife pillow when she is not...
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    i have caught my first four swarms this week. i...

    i have caught my first four swarms this week. i have found out that if you feed them 1/1 sugar water they should stay. i also ad some mega bee to them for a week to hellp them add brood quick. did...
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    arn't beekeepers great

    hi all, hope all is well. its great how beekeepers help each other. i had a wild swarm come in tuesday. i put them in my swarm bucket but had no hives to put them in. well i have to say thanks derik...
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    swarm box questions?

    does this work? how is the best way to use it.
    thanks
    james
    http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv103/jsharp777/swarmbox.jpg
  14. Thread: east of dfw

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    east of dfw

    ok stupid question i want to talk to farmers about pollination but the big crops in this area are corn, maize, grass farms, hay grazer. now will any of them be interested in letting me keep bees...
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    no they are part of the nucs i bought. the wood...

    no they are part of the nucs i bought. the wood frames are the new ones
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    do these frames look good

    they are taking awhile to build out. just wondering. in pic one is that a queen cell?
    thanks
    james
    http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv103/jsharp777/100_0492.jpg...
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    what is this?

    what is this the picture is blurry but you get the hint. should i kill them and with what?
    james
    http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv103/jsharp777/bee%20pics/100_0488.jpg
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    Queen flew off

    opened my box and check frames, queen was on top of frames and flew off. so many bees flying could not keep eyes on her. will she come back?
    james:doh:
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    hey doug, i am in rockwall and i would be...

    hey doug, i am in rockwall and i would be intrested. just let me know what i need, when and where.
    james
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    yes i am in the new bee class i sat in back with...

    yes i am in the new bee class i sat in back with my wife. yes i recieved my bees 2 week ago from rick drake. very docile bees and they have already doubled in size. have you got yours yet. oh i got...
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    hi im in rockwall im a newbie. i have learned...

    hi im in rockwall im a newbie. i have learned alot from some people in the bee club at heard museum in mckinney texas. they have a meeting second monday each month. show up early there is alot of...
  22. Thread: dead frames

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    dead frames

    hi all, i just put in a 5 frame nuk to start my bee hobby. its been over a week and i see alot of new bees and the queen is busy. they are going through a quart of sugar water a day but the are not...
  23. Thread: new nuk

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    new nuk

    ok i recieved my new nuk on sunday afternoon, left them in box on top of thier new home over night. now monday afternoon i put them in the deep super and i did see the queen. everthing look ok to a...
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    keep it coming

    my wife and kids love it.:popcorn:
    thanks
    james
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    starter kit from dadant

    bought a starter kit from dadant and sons in paris texas today. the people were very nice and ray had not problem helping me understand the language. he did not make me feel small. so if starting out...
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