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  1. Re: Swarm prevention for various sized colonies

    Thanks for your input Enj. I'm sort of in the same boat as you were last year.
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    Re: Screen Bottom Boards

    I forgot to add I do treat for mites.
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    Re: Screen Bottom Boards

    I started out with two packages 2013. Both Italians. One hive had the GreenBeehives.com IPK bottom board(oil pan with #6 screen closed). The other was a regular SBB. Both hives on same stand. The...
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    Swarm Prevention going into 3rd year

    I went into winter with three double deep hives, one single deep with two mediums,one single deep and one double five frame nuc. They are ten frame hives. I started my first year with two packages...
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    Re: Purple Martins and Swimming Pools

    I have 40 gourds on 3 racks for purple martins. There was 36 pairs that raised young. This was my 2nd year keeping bees. They raised 3 out of 3 queens from splits and supersedur. The hives are maybe...
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    Re: Emergency queen cells - odds of success?

    Nice pictures. Hope it works out. I had plenty of port time in the 80's and 90's in the 'Golden Triangle'. I sailed for Unocal and Texaco on the oil tankers.
  7. Re: Greenbeehive.com anyone buy from them in past.

    Correction again. I meant How to get started thread.
  8. Re: Greenbeehive.com anyone buy from them in past.

    I mean 5 hives and 1 double nuc.
  9. Re: Greenbeehive.com anyone buy from them in past.

    I am a 2nd year beekeeper. I bought my 1st hive from them. Two deeps and one med super. Very pleased with it. I started with two hives. The other same set up from David Burns place in Illinois. Not...
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    Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    38232 Hornbeak,Tn
    Aug 18/Goldenrod.
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    Re: Varroa Mite Treatment

    I used Apiguard this year. Look up their website.
  12. Re: Photos of my partial sheet of foundation in deep frames -experiment

    Thanks for sharing with us. Cool.
  13. Re: Frustrated, did you all go this slow on the learning curve???

    There is the information on swarm prevention that came out in march I believe. And other useful information too on the Cookville site. It helped me but I still had a hive swarm though. I also liked...
  14. Re: Frustrated, did you all go this slow on the learning curve???

    I like the Cookville Beekeeping site.
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    Re: Hello From Greenback Tn

    Welcome from Hornbeak, Tn
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    Re: Emergency Cut-out in a Felled Walnut

    Thanks for update and pictures.
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    Re: You know your a new beekeeper when....

    I read beesource forums every day
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    Re: Swarms attracted to bee yards?

    My 1st swarm in my yard was from my 1st hive that got split/the last one from parts unknown? I checked my hives today. Fun catching my own though. Good practice for a noob.
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    Re: Swarms attracted to bee yards?

    Here's the 2nd one so far in my backyard this year. Today around 2:30pm and fix'n to rain and thunder too. Mid 80's. Maybe a 3lb? Not from my 3 hives. Had one hive from last year and split it once....
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    My 1st swarm capture

    Caught this swarm in my yard Easter Sunday. My 1st time posting image too. It was late in afternoon and working next two days till dark. Wednesday will see if I need to put in 10 frame box. I don't...
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    Post image from smart phone to beesource?

    Can I use android smart phone to post a image onto a Beesource forum? My first smart phone and a 4 week newbie with it. I have some bee photos and video too on it.
  22. Thread: Hi from TN

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    Re: Hi from TN

    Hi from north west tenn
  23. Enjoy the swarms, trapouts and cutouts forum

    I'm a 2nd year beekeer. l've been lurking around here since last fall. I made up 8 swarm traps and they are out. I live in nw Tenn. I hope I can post a successful catch too! Keep the posts coming!
  24. what outside temp for full hive inspection?

    I am a second year beekeeper and I live in new Tenn. I have a 10 frame langstroth with two deeps. What is a good outside air temp to do a full hive inspection?
  25. Re: What could the bees be bringing into the hive this time of year?

    ty for the replies and link
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