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  1. Re: splits, do I feed the original hive also?

    Ok sounds like Chevy ford lol lol
  2. splits, do I feed the original hive also?

    I am going to do splits today for the first time ever. I have 4 hives busting at the seams and they were checked by a local beek who said I would have no problem splitting each hive twice.
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    Re: Advertising for business

    I am listed in the computer at the local 911, and local pest companies. As a photographer and graphics person I created cards and I also used the same design to make magnets for my van. Those has...
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    Re: can we crowd sourced swarm map ?

    I think it sounds like a super idea! they track the purple martins the same way check out this link it would be really cool to have something similar for bee swarms.
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    Re: What are fiber pot traps?

    They are cheap quick and easy. You can make them yourself even cheaper by buying from a nursery supply. Most of your replies will be do not use them. Once a swarm moves in they will Start building...
  6. Re: Small amount of light in top of traps

    duct tape was the first thing that came to mind but typically I'm not a fan of duct tape reason being is when it gets warm and hot it leaves a nice nasty residue. but you know the more I think about...
  7. Re: Small amount of light in top of traps

    Putty is a good idea I never thought of that! Could you explain the polyester feed bags a little bit more.?
  8. Small amount of light in top of traps

    I made some swarm traps out of some deeps and I just put some plywood on the top for covers. but I noticed since the plywood is slightly warped a little bit of light makes it in the top how big of a...
  9. Re: My 9-year-old retrieving rather large swarm - takes hit to forehead

    I love his enthusiasm and how excited he was an amazed each time he looked in the box.
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    Re: Need some advice please . . .

    Until you know for sure I would hold off. Have you ever treated with OA?
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    Re: Swarm traps and drawen comb

    taken down before wax moths become an issue.

    I am new so.let me ask are you saying wax moths have a "season" ?
    I assumed they were around all summer
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    Re: Swarm traps and drawen comb

    Bump bump
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    Re: Tractor supply

    I was told 2 weeks ago that TSC bought Kelly bees.
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    Swarm traps and drawen comb

    I am planning on putting out swarm traps, I am clear on about everything but one.
    What I am reading states to put drawn comb in it, brood comb, and I have that.
    I am concerned that by doing that I...
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    Re: smooth foundation

    Thanks for the link as I knew someone else had to wondered about that also.
    Mr beeware nice to see you still reply to this post with a similar rude response as you did 3 years ago to...
  16. Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporization - Questions and Answers

    What about the bees in the supers? Leave them assuming you will get them the next 2 treatments?
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    smooth foundation

    Don't laugh but I had a thought other day after watching a guy make wax foundations.
    I read about foundationless vs foundation and I understand that bees draw out from the patterned cells on the...
  18. Re: Basically a newbee, but have experience from helping my grandfather.

    prairie dogged up from his video game.....
    I LOVE IT!!!! And welcome to beekeeping
  19. Re: How long do most newbies stay with beekeeping?

    I cannot believe the timing of this thread. I researched for a couple of years before getting into beekeeping last spring. I truly feel I have a good strong basic understanding of beekeeping. 10 days...
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    Re: -40 f windchill in central NY

    Unless they have one heck of a breeze blowing through the hive, windchill has no bearing. Remember windchill is how cold it feels on our skin. If it's -10 with a windchill of -40 and your outdoors...
  21. Re: 2 dead hive with pics and questions

    I want to confirm that in pic H2C, that is pollen? The fact these two hives have totally different history, and fact they died so close together is just coincidence?
    I have to admit, it makes me...
  22. Re: 2 dead hive with pics and questions

    Vance I added water to sugar don't recall the ratio. I then packed it in pans and popped it in the oven overnight. At 175.. I am wondering if I should remove what's in the 3rd hive place paper and...
  23. Re: 2 dead hive with pics and questions

    Thanks everyone for the replies so far. I thought it was larva in there. Vance thanks as I was thinking AFB with the holes vs what I have read. Is it common for the candy to puddle like that?
  24. 2 dead hive with pics and questions

    I have two dead hives and went through them today I have a few questions first let me list background info

    Hive 1. I got last sprint as a package
    Hive 2 I got Dec 15th as a CL deal and have no...
  25. Re: 2 of my 3 hives died simultaneously

    Yes the package hive I did but only got one OVA treatment done. The other one is was the CL deal I got 2nd week in Dec no. I was wondering if I could do a couple of treatments this time of...
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