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    Re: How much to sell honey for?

    $10/1#
    $15/2#
    $18/3#.
    I sell by the pound.I got about a buck in the container and label.I can sell ask I want to at this price
    I only sold it in 1# this fall and marketed it as great Christmas...
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    Re: Why do bees leave the hive to n December?

    I've seen a few dead ones on the ground in front of the hive with pollen loads the other day
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    Yea, I forgot about the girls coming back. It just threw me that
    A. There is no external forage but they go anyway
    B. I did not expect to see so many out this time of year but it has gotten to...
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    Re: Ask This Old House now instructs beekeepers?

    The beek on the roof put on his cover with no inner cover. Good luck getting it off later.
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    Both videos were taken late in the evening like around 4 ish
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    Nope nothing added to syrup that would be a smell attractant. The colony was light so I am feeding them.
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    Yes there is syrup in it, 2:1, why should there not be syrup in it this late? I thought you could feed syrup as long as it was not going to get into a hard freeze.
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    None of the other colonies were this active so it seemed off. The video from the OP shows the colony next to this one that I reduced the entrance. So my concern was that the robbers had moved to this...
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    Re: Is this what robbing looks like

    Here is another video of a different hive. I saw them biting some bees. Does this look like the robbing? The entrance was on the large setting I did reduce it.

    http://youtu.be/XjPx8JT7Qlg

    Also...
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    Is this what robbing looks like

    Is this what robbing looks like? I filmed this this afternoon. It was about 61. This yard has 2 other hives that were not experiencing this. There appeared to be some fighting and a few that got in a...
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    For all you new beeks

    Here are some pictures from comb for you new beeks who have never seen the difference between drone and regular comb. The comb with the big cells is drone comb and the smaller cells are worker brood...
  12. Re: Will the bees clean these frames or should I toss the comb

    They have been frozen, I just did not know of the webbing was too much for them
  13. Will the bees clean these frames or should I toss the comb

    Will the bees clean the web and junk from these frames or are they junk and should I just cut the comb out and process the wax, clean frame and reuse the frames?
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  14. Are small hive beetles more active at night?

    I had to do my last extracting tonight and went to put the empty supers on one of my hives so the girls could clean them.. I had checked it a week ago during the day and saw a few small hive...
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    Re: MAQS and absconding

    The cell phone method is to take a few frames out that are packed with bees and instead of doing a sugar shake taking a picture look at the pictures on your PC. You can magnify and see if there are...
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    Re: MAQS and absconding

    Last year I used MAQS for the first time. The day after treatment I noticed a huge pile of dead bees outside the hive. After I pulled the strips(2) I noticed that the colony never had new brood. So...
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    Re: Working on Fall Goldenrods

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  18. Too much space vs not enough for this time of year

    Help me with the balance of having enough room for brood in the fall(preventing honey bound) vs leaving to much room for them to keep warm or defend from bugs.After The harvest should we just put a...
  19. Horrible sight bees abscounded and hive robbed.

    I had a sad sight when I went to my bee yard that had 5 hives down from 6 this summer. 2 of my hives had absconded and been totally robbed. One is totally infested with moths. The other may have some...
  20. Re: Does a new queen only have one mating window.

    Ok after moving her into a nuc with a frame of bees and a few brood she has started to lay but the odd thing is she is only laying on the new comb. She will not lay on the old comb. Anyone...
  21. Re: Can a queen born from large cell fit into normal cell

    Not fretting, the thought just occurred to me as this is the largest queen I have ever seen. I have seen queens lay in observation hives often. Not sure about my hives as they usually run when I am...
  22. Can a queen born from large cell fit into normal cell

    I am in the process of going foundationless, but I still have a lot of foundation I am using along the way as well as old comb that was built on foundation. Since the natural cells built w/o...
  23. Re: Does a new queen only have one mating window.

    My second swarm from this hive has not started laying either but it has only been 2 weeks so it's early yet. The first swarm must have been the first swarm with the old queen because it already has...
  24. Re: Does a new queen only have one mating window.

    She just kept running away from me. She did not have any workers following her or looking like they were attending to her. She just kept running to the opposite side of the frame and she was fast to...
  25. Does a new queen only have one mating window.

    I did a split about 4 weeks ago with a hive that had 3 swarm cells that were hard capped. Checked them yesterday and found this beautiful huge queen. She was so plump that I don't see how she cold...
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