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  1. Re: Please Help! Tons of Drones But not a Laying Worker, What to do?

    Ok seems like most are saying to let nature take its course. It just seems like all the drones are slowing productivity but I will let the bees do their thing.

    All of the drone cells I slashed I...
  2. Re: Please Help! Tons of Drones But not a Laying Worker, What to do?

    Bump.

    Anyone else??
  3. Re: Please Help! Tons of Drones But not a Laying Worker, What to do?

    went back in to take a closer look. On some of the drones in my monster hive I have noticed mites. Never had them before. Is there any relation to having all the drones pop up and now noticing...
  4. Please Help! Tons of Drones But not a Laying Worker, What to do?

    Hi,

    This is my fourth year beekeeping. I Have had a laying worker in one hive before so I know what the hive looks like when that Happens.



    Both my hives a smaller one started last year and...
  5. Re: Mouse OverWintered in Hive. Worried About Hygiene Issues

    Others agree with this?
  6. Re: Mouse OverWintered in Hive. Worried About Hygiene Issues

    I cleaned out all the mouse bedding. Just to be safe I hosed out the bottom board and frames and let them sit in the hot sun for about an hour. The frames that are chewed through. If I left them...
  7. Mouse OverWintered in Hive. Worried About Hygiene Issues

    Ok so the title pretty much says it. Opened up my one hive and found that a mouse had made a pretty big nest in my bottom brood nest. The Colony is still alive and starting spring build up already...
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    Re: Got a sting - BAD reaction - advice needed!

    I was stung yesterday and had a full body reaction. Itchy groin, feet, pale face, and rapid heart rate. Nasal breathing was constricted though breathing through my throat was not affected.

    It...
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    Re: Need help setting up gameplan....

    Going to a first bee club this Sunday; I have been seeking a mentor but been striking out. One gentleman was nearing 90 and I think was losing his mental faculties and the two other guys I asked if...
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    Need help setting up gameplan....

    Hi! after my first year beekeeping I am looking to expand the next spring.

    First a little about my situation, I am 25 graduated, college last year and have been substitute teaching while looking...
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    Re: Trying to extract...need some tips

    Used this and it did work very well. Thanks to everyone for all the helpful tips!:)
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    Re: Trying to extract...need some tips

    Thanks, I'll try that. ALso how concerned should I be about the honey absorbing moisture from the air? THe frames have been sitting in the extractor and letting gravity help me aout which seems to...
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    Trying to extract...need some tips

    Hi, first year beekeeper here. Had a successful hive, pulled out a frame and a half of capped honey that i had in the house and procrastinated for about a month and now just got an extractor the...
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