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  1. Thread: How long?

    by kentuckyjeff
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    How long?

    I am getting ready to make fall splits. Question is how long should the bees be queenless before adding new queens. I am splitting double deeps with drawn comb and good amounts of pollen/stores. I...
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    Re: Middle Tennesee

    I am in western ky just above clarcksville and have"nt heard of any latly near me, but I have a hive that's about to swarm so I think its possible to see a swarm for the rest of the summer.
  3. Re: What's a fair price for a frame of brood and bees?

    some where around 25 to 30 I think
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    Re: Need help moving bees

    just from the video and feeling I get about your gardening and not mowing, I would sugest maybe you would be happier and do better with a top bar hive. but you would still have to do a cut out. I get...
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    where to find plans?

    looked around on here I know there is a plan area where is it?
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    Entrance for winter?

    In a top bar hive, how small is to small for an entrance in winter???
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    Re: Need advise? bees have to go!

    thanks for all the advise. I have done a few cut-outs and can deal with aggressive bees pretty good. great thoughts about removing a section of the wall hadn't thought of that , that's part of why I...
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    Need advise? bees have to go!

    My neighbor told me about some feral bees that had moved into an old church out in the country. So, I go to look for them. When I get there I meet a man that is buying the property, he says would be...
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    Re: Opinions Needed (Bee Kill vs Trap-Out)

    what a retard, why would a beekeeper suggest that? answer is no brainer do trap-out. And you can tell him I said so!
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    Re: queenless -enough time to requeen?

    combine with another hive, make a split in the spring went you can get fresh queen and they will build-up fine.
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    Re: Bee removal question

    we need more info, but from experience just setting another colony nearby wont work. you might look into trying to using swarm trap. Like what was designed by Cleo Hogan jr. he is a regular on here...
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    Re: Proper Queen Introduction?

    call anytime in the daylight. lol
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    Re: Proper Queen Introduction?

    what are you doing about getting a queen? they have been queenless long enough to really accept good.
    I could maybe help you out. With frame of brood or maybe a queen or some advise. Not to far...
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    combine question ??

    I have one hive (10 deep full of bees, brood, and stores) that has been queenless for 4 days. I have a nuc that is nearby,about 20 yards, would like to combine. Question is #1 will the queenless...
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    Re: Trapout woes

    did few trap outs maybe best to for-go the queen rearing spend 20 to 25 get new mated queen move them to new hive forget about it. trap-out rest of bees with oneway funell and add to said new hive,...
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    Re: Huge Cut OUt need some advice

    hey Pops, beekeeper not to far from you if you need a hand with cut-out give me call will help little while today. have experience with cut-outs. my # is in your private message area
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    queen how long?

    Kentucky beekeep here usually don't have this problem ,but have a queen in a cage on my kitchen counter and can't hive her for couple days. She has few nurse bees water and fresh honey. How long can...
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    shook swarm???

    I live in western ky, have hive that is busting open with bees. I have deep full of brood and several queen cells on the bottom and deep with new comb being drawen out on top. they are filling drawn...
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    Re: Arizona bee attack death.

    off topic i think dave warren's comments are out of context and are signs of stupidity in todays society!! would like to tell him this face to face! remarks like this are wrong!
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    follow-up on robbing question?

    Now that the robbing that i had going on by the yellowjackets has stopped, I think, How long should I keep the robber screens on? they seem to be having problems cleaning thier hive. and are stacking...
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    need help yellowjackets invading?

    it's extremly hot and we are having drought conditions, as many places are, as i am a first yr keep really don't know what i'm doing sometimes? i had 5 hives but this wkend did short inspection, lot...
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    Re: Honey Strainer???

    check at your local paint store for nylon 5gal strainers
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    Re: Quality smoker

    kelly bees has good quality smokers
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    Re: hi fron uruguay sout america

    welcome to the site, lots to learn here.
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    help too many bees!!!

    i know most of the time that's not a real problem, but i have a 10 frame deep full of bees and cant tell if i have the queen. did a cut out from an old house yesterday, then went back and vacumed the...
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