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    Re: Cloake board disaster

    I have also seen virgin queens slip through the queen excluder in a cloake board.
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    Mating nuc in full sun or not

    What do you guys think. Have my 5 frame deep mating nucs in full sun or some sun to being in the shade over half of the day. We have bad problems with SHB. My full size hives do better in full some....
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    Drones getting the Boot

    Going through some hives today and noticed some live drones getting booted out of the hive. Is this not a bit early for this. Also noticed a reduction of drones in most of my hives. Whats Up? ...
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    Re: overwintered nucs

    I to tried wintering nucs this year with good secess. I started with a five frame deep nuc box, two full deep frames of bees and brood, one frame of honey,one frame of drawn comb and used a divison...
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    Re: Problems with "Hive Tracks"

    I have been having problems trying to set up additional yards. Got the main yard set up but would'n let me set up my outyards.
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    Re: Hive Tracks has been upgraded (u-gin)

    I like the system but was unable to add any new yards, other than the main yard. I have four out yards that support the main yard. Would be nice to have all of them in the system.
  7. Thread: Honey Test

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    Honey Test

    Does anyone have contact information for a Lab that will test and determine the pollen soruces of honey.
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    Re: How many hives for one bee yard?

    Countryboy there is a 5 ac. pond about 800 yards away, plus two spring fed creeks within about 200 yards. Our farm is about 400 ac. I have plenty of space just did'nt know have many should be put...
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    How many hives for one bee yard?

    My bee yard is located in an rural area surrounded by a couple of thousand acres of farm land and woods. The crops are cotton,soybean and winter wheat. There are lot of...
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    Re: 1st lost hive this year

    Yes it is. They do real well here in the summer. This is the first winter that I have used them.
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    1st lost hive this year

    This was a split I made in June with a new carniolan queen. It really never took off. I fed 2 to 1 but they would not take any. I found the queen at the reduced entrance hole. The bees at the upper...
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    Re: Oops. Left the extractor out.

    I have found out in beekeeping the faster I try going forward I usually end up going backwards.
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    Re: Oops. Left the extractor out.

    They do a good job cleaning but I do loose some bee each time.http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg109/crawfishbrown/DSC01853.jpghttp://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg109/crawfishbrown/DSC01854.jpg
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