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    Re: Aficanized bees are fake

    Africanized bees are fake. ahhahaha :lpf:
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    Re: Treated first time today

    FWIW: While I appreciate you guys stepping away from this chaos gracefully, there is no need for an apology except from
    he who derailed the thread in post#4. The apology should be made to the OP.
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    Re: New bee keeper

    Ace, you are not going to waste my time with this. Take care.
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    Re: New bee keeper

    I can't explain you.

    MBush is an anomaly.

    The majority of my bread and butter IS dependent on my bees.

    Bees haven't been freaking easy for you thus far, have they?
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    Re: Treated first time today

    yes. added addressee in post.
    thanks
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    Re: Treated first time today

    mike bispham: the bull that charged into this thread is you, post #4.

    your lack of any true understanding regarding the methods of other beekeepers, their markets and business models is nothing...
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    Re: New bee keeper

    There are those at both extremes, obsessive treaters and the no treatment they haven't ever needed it gang.
    Sure the obsessive treaters seem to think their bees have every ailment known to bees and...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    I think you should re read my post#6.
    If you still think it is not "polite", then the problem isn't only a thin skin, as I mentioned.
    Amazing to me how quickly some become a victim when they are...
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    Re: What nectar would be clear?

    Dan, do they have plenty of room to store it in? if unsure super them up, the flow can be really heavy.
    Leaving them where they are for now is what I would do. Your yard will start smelling really...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    oh, I didn't realize the wording has you confused. let me clarify:

    the unfortunate thing is that new beekeepers, which everyone has been, do not yet understand bees. maybe you can relate.
    look at...
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    Re: What nectar would be clear?

    then black locust may very well be the source. we had a terrific blk. locust bloom last spring and I pulled some great light (you could read through it) and clear honey that everyone loved. I marked...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    the problem is that new beekeepers, which everyone has been, do not yet understand bees. maybe you can relate.
    look at the issues that come up regularly regarding the learning curve of using, or not...
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    Re: What nectar would be clear?

    are there lots of black locust trees there and are they blooming?
    our black locust honey is light and clear. so is clover honey.
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    Re: Treated first time today

    I'm not looking for guidance, just a source for these bred resistant bees. Since there is so much talk about them Surely someone knows where to puchase and from whom.

    My location is in the...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Ehmm. The only absolute problems? given it actually works, How do you intend to manage your bees while using one, or one like it?
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    Re: Pure Joy

    that sounds like a nice treat.
    patience Tex, if you can muster it.
    good luck.
  17. Re: Queen spotted but not laying or at least not laying well.

    get a new queen, off the old queen, wait a few hours, install new queen.
    get the new queen sooner rather than later.
    (i wouldn't shake them out as the old queen is still in the hive.)
    had a few...
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    Re: Treated first time today

    Do tell, where in the World are these bees for sale? Who sells them?
    I hear those that get bred resistant bees lose them as well without proper management.
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    Re: Organic/treatment free beeks

    didn't one of you guys down south (maybe you) sell or give some of these tf queens to other beekeepers to get them started with tf stock?
    a question was posed, something to the effect of 'what would...
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    Re: filling brood nest with sugar

    it's a balancing act with a new hive having to draw comb and the fear of back filling. as long as there is brood in those cells they can't put anything else in it. how about placing a empty bar...
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    Re: filling brood nest with sugar

    imagine how complicated things would be if you were trying out that new gadget while getting to know the bees.

    hive 1: I think they may need that feed to build out more comb. Don't know about your...
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    Re: Hanging Bee Hive for Non-Keepers

    I have no knowledge of hanging bee hives but there are beekeepers who offer apiary management services. I am one that does.
    Take a look at the following link to see what they are offering through...
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    Re: Carniolan Honey Production

    Thanks for the response. Your analogy though does not clarify the issue of minimizing the observable differences of bee races while advancing the notion that the differences from one colony to...
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    Re: Carniolan Honey Production

    This is not so in my experience. Some traits are more pronounced than others from 1 colony to another but the differeces from one race to another are real and observable.

    If the differeces between...
  25. Re: Is there any chance this is my queen? Also, a slide show of first try at TBH inst

    I don't see the queen in your photo but maybe someone with better eyesight will say differently.
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