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    Re: wiring frames

    " The bottom 1/3 of the comb will not bee drawn because the last line indicated to them it was the bottom of the frame." Would that be the reason Fat Bee Man shows using the X design with the...
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    Re: wiring frames

    I tried it going left & right across the frames and it sure holds the foundation good.Takes a lot of time though.
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    Re: Moonbeam stock

    I purchased some sunkist once.It took a long time to get them and after several unanswered email I finally got them.They turned out being the poorest queens I have ever had.My mutts were much much...
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    Re: Apiary Registration

    Arkansas has the registry with a 3 mile distance between apiaries.If someone is within that 3 miles they can request through the plant board to put in hives.The plant board will then send a letter to...
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    Re: Hopkins method question

    Rookie if you will put a frame of comb in the middle of your hive and let the queen lay in it you wont have to worry about a bunch of wasted larvae on the top side.The Hopkins method is all I use now...
  6. Thread: Wild Bees

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    Re: Wild Bees

    I have been catching them for 35 years now.All I do is use a hive body with a few frames and one of them with comb.I have always carried a ketchup bottle with a flip top for convenience of...
  7. Thread: SHB?

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    Re: SHB?

    Beegorge it is non hazardous to humans.
  8. Thread: SHB?

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    Re: SHB?

    It once was but like I have said I have not heard of anyone using it in a while.I have not been on any of the forums in a long time so was wondering if it would work on SHB
  9. Thread: SHB?

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    Re: SHB?

    I dont know what those are.Thuricide is Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). I just looked those up before finishing this post and saw B401 and XenTari are both Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) So the answer is...
  10. Thread: SHB?

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    Re: SHB?

    It was years ago but I have not heard of anyone using it in years.Its a bacterial agent that kills larvae by attacking and paralyzing it gut and it dies.You only have to spray foundation and combs...
  11. Thread: SHB?

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    SHB?

    Does anyone still use thuricide on you frames to stop wax moth larvae? I started using it again a couple years ago on foundation and combs and I am not having SHB destroying hives now.I have been...
  12. Re: question about Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide

    Well I have used Thuricide for over 20 years and it really works for me so I will continue to use it.
  13. Re: question about Bacillus thuringiensis Thuricide

    Thuricide works real good! When a wax worm hatches and starts to eat on your comb he will only go just a little short way and die.The bees will fix that small hole as good as new and it does not harm...
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    Re: Wax moth and wax moth larvae

    I have been using Bt to keep wax moth larvae down.I will see a small short skip by one here and there and they are dead and gone.Since I started back using it on the whole combs I have noticed no...
  15. Re: Good source for tree, weed, grass identification

    There is some scrub brush around here and I have never found anyone that has a name for it but I did find it in your link.Now I know what it is and what to call it other than the names I cant mention...
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    Re: Corn and Soy dust

    I kind of have doubts on corn and soy dust being the culprit as corn and soy dust has been around much longer than CCD has.
  17. Re: The Carniolan is not a proficient comb builder

    I have had carniolans and liked them.Small winter clusters but when they started brood rearing they really took off.They went from small cluster to large hive in no time and on foundation also and I...
  18. Re: Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki VS Bacillus thuringiensis Aizawai for was moths

    Thuricide has both products the BT and BTK. BT gooooood stuff!!!!!
  19. I have got to change my dirty socks!!!!!!!

    Boy I can smell my dirty rotten socks!!!! The golden rod is in bloom here.I cant see any around my place but I know the bees have found it somewhere.When you start smelling rotten socks around your...
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    Re: will these bees make the winter

    I have winter some here in the very south of Arkansas with no problems.Just make sure they have some good stores.With our weather you can still feed during winter since we have lots of warn days...
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    Re: Sickeningly "sweet" hive smell

    The bees are working on something other than what the other hives are.
  22. Re: Advice on reusing frames after wax moth damage

    Here is what you need to think about before you reuse them.Why did wax moths destroy them in the first place???? Was it from some disease or was it a queen that wasnt up to par to keep enough bees to...
  23. Thread: hot honey

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    Re: hot honey

    I have heard that bees will make some hot honey from pepper grass but I am not sure if the work it.
  24. Re: see pic..hive had no bees.. this is what i found..

    After you pull them out of the freezer spray with bt and you wont have to worry about wax worms.Then when you add new foundation an frames spray them with bt also.
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    Re: Harvesting from feral hive?

    Contact the land owner.If you cant you can go to your county assessor office or land office which ever you have and get the physical address of the owner.Then ask for permission to harvest the tree...
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