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    Poll: Re: Winter 2011/2012 deadout Poll.

    Lost 1 out of 4. They were a bit small going into winter and I wasn't sure they would make it. They were my best honey producer for 2011 from an overwintered colony, but didn't make it.
  2. Thread: Honey and burns

    by BradW
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    Re: Honey and burns

    About a month ago I got a nasty burn on my finger from a hot smoker. I decided for the first time to try the honey, so I put some on the burn and wrapped it in gauze (this was after I'd already been...
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    Re: Average age of a beekeeper

    39 here, hit 40 in September. This is my 2nd year as a beekeeper. I've always been interested in it, as my great-grandfather who was a bit of a larger than life mountain man (gunsmith, farmer,...
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    Re: Advice for painting my hives a dark color

    I have my hives behind my house in a subdivision. Though there are no covenants/rules in my area, I figure the less obvious it is the better. They are all painted an olive green and stuck out near...
  5. Thread: Hello from GA

    by BradW
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    Re: Hello from GA

    Welcome aboard, I'm out in Dallas and a first year beekeeper as well. Nice to see someone from my neck of the woods.
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    Re: My experience with Walter Kelley.

    Have to echo your experience with them as well. I ordered a queen week before last, and they told me it would ship out Thursday and should arrive on Saturday. When I arrived home Thursday, I had a...
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    Re: Walk a Way Split Finally Laying

    Had a similar situation myself. Lost a queen in one hive, but was able to stick some brood frames in there and they made about 6 queen cells. Later on, I checked and they were gone, so I assumed that...
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