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    Re: Your favorite brew supply store

    Thank you everyone, I have decided to buy what I can from the local store even though its a little more expensive because it is a local mom and pop place with very friendly people and the things I...
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    Re: Your favorite brew supply store

    So far they are the cheapest one and I like how the page is setup. Thank you again!
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    Re: Your favorite brew supply store

    Thank you :) I will check them all out.
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    Your favorite brew supply store

    I am seriously looking into making my own wine a little later this year. I'm just waiting for it to warm up a little more so I don't have to worry about the fermenting stopping due to it getting to...
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    Re: First time builder

    Thank you for the quick replies! We are going shopping later this week so I wanted to make sure this would work. Im a little worried the brads would pull out easier than the crowns but I need to buy...
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    First time builder

    http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/203471324?productId=203471324&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053

    I was wondering if this setup would work for assembling both hive bodies as well as frames. I am...
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    Re: Not a bee pest but still a pest!

    Thank you for the replies. The owner of the field where Im keeping my bees used to keep chickens so Im wondering if he would be open to the idea of having them again. As for keeping it mown, it...
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    Not a bee pest but still a pest!

    What is the best way to keep ticks out of my bee field without harming my bees or the plants they forage on? I have them in an overgrown unused pasture with a wide path cut short to and around my...
  9. Thread: Hive Camera

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    Re: Hive Camera

    Keep us updated! Im facinated with watching bee videos so if you get it up on a web site I really want a link :)
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    Re: Large Black Ants

    I had a few in my hive also, if they got into the hive the bees would carry them off but I sprinkled ground cinnimon on the inner cover and that seemed to take care of them.
  11. Re: put brood frame in swarm with no queen...question

    You should, like Psfred said; they should start making queen cells right away if they need a queen.
  12. Re: put brood frame in swarm with no queen...question

    Try putting a frame of new brood in once a week until the bees fix their problems.
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    Re: Possibly no queen or virgin?

    Thank you Robherc.
    Hilreal, thats what I am planning on doing. If the weather permits I will check them next Wednsday.
  14. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    Housekeeping bees will drag them out.
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    Re: Update

    Isnt it possible you had caught a afterswarm with a virgin queen and shes just now mated and starting to lay? Maybe in a few days she will start laying properly. I would give her time before deciding...
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    Re: Possibly no queen or virgin?

    If they did NOT have a queen would they still be busy foraging and building up or would they just hanging out in the hive cuz they seemed very busy coming and going when I checked on them yesterday.
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    Re: Sunkist Cordovan Hatching

    That is one pretty little bee!
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    Possibly no queen or virgin?

    Last Tuesday I caught a swarm of bees at the park, since there were 5 base ball games going on, they were drawing a crowd, and evening was coming on quick I tried to get it done quickly. I got them...
  19. Thread: Hive color

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    Re: Hive color

    One person painted his hives a dark blue almost navy blue and he said the wax just started to melt on the top boxes when in direct sunlight all day. I'm personally going to go with a med/light tan...
  20. Re: Deadly parasite turns honeybees into zombie slaves

    1142
    Found another one.
  21. Re: Parasitic Fly Causing/Contributing to CCD?

    I have seen a picture of a bumble bee that was just coated in mites. Im looking for the picture now but cant seem to find it, if I do I will post it.
  22. Thread: bottm board

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    Re: bottm board

    I have read that some people up north use screened bottom boards all through winter without any problems. Anyone else do this? I live in very north Georgia and I'm getting ready to get my first hives...
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    Re: What is this?

    Thank you, your right.
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    Re: What is this?

    Its the larva, you really want me to allow it to bite me???
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    Re: What is this?

    Thank you :) I looked up some pictures and thats exactly what they are :) I will leave them alone.
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